We are a children's summer day camp looking for swim instructors to teach swim lessons to our campers. We can guarantee you set hours each week - Monday to Friday. No weekends.
See a video of Ramapo Country Day Camp in action at: www.ramapocamp.com
Apply at: https://ramapocamp.com/staff-application/
Positions available for full summer (8weeks) and partial summer - 7, 6, 5, 4 and 3 week.
Ideal candidates are: lifelong swimmers, or applicants who have had previous swim team or swim instruction experience.
Swim instructor positions for teachers and college grads. We do have a few swim positions for current college students with swim experience. We have established a daily teaching curriculum for each swim level, but new lesson ideas and teaching methods are always encouraged and welcomed.
Our swim facility consists of four heated pools. Each pool has its own supervisor and staff. You can see the swim facility on our website.
Camper’s receive swim instruction in their first swim of the day (30 minute lesson), and they have a recreational swim the second swim.
Our swim instructors work with the same campers all summer long. Since most campers are here six, seven, or eight weeks you have a lot of time to get to know your campers. A camper's counselors and swim instructor are very well known to the parents as well. You will be talked about by the campers every day at the dinner table.
American Red Cross Life-Guard Training, CPR, First Aid certification course provided at Ramapo - no cost to swim staff.
Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course is also available.
Transportation is provided for all NY City Staff. Buses meet in Manhattan (Paid position).
Ramapo Country Day Camp is located in Airmont, NY on the Bergen County (NJ)/ Rockland County (NY) line. Ramapo is on East Saddle River Road just over the Upper Saddle River, NJ border. We are also near the towns of: Ramsey, Woodcliff Lake, Montvale (NJ), and Suffern (NY). Ramapo is easily accessible via: the Garden State Parkway (Exit 172 Grand Ave/Montvale), Rt. 17 (Saddle River / Woodcliff Lake Exit), NY State Thruway (Exit 14B), Rt. 287 and
Our staff is made up of: Specialists or teachers from Bergen, Passaic, Rockland County as well as New York City who run our activity areas, Counselors are college students who accompany each group of campers and assist our specialists during the activity.
Our campers range in age from three to thirteen (Nursery to Eighth grades) and they are here for six, seven, or eight weeks of fun in the sun. They come from all over Manhattan and Bergen County, NJ. They participate in activities ranging from all sports, swim, arts & crafts, ceramics, theater, hands-on science, and gaga to dirt track carts, zipline trails, horseback riding, bungee & trampoline, rocketry, and mountain biking.
We have established a daily teaching curriculum for each swim level, but new lesson ideas and teaching methods are always encouraged and welcomed.
Camp Dates: June27th to August 19th - (Total of 39 days)
Monday to Friday: the camp days runs from 9:00am to 3:30pm
Full and partial summer positions available.
We have worked hard to create a facility and staff-working environment that is enjoyable, creative, positive, and perfect for the summer. You will enjoy coming to work each day. We are looking for people who see spending a summer at camp as something they "get to do", not "have to do".
Interviews are being held via Zoom, FaceTime, and Skype.
We welcome any questions you may have please, call or e-mail us with them. You can email or call Brian at:
Brian@ramapocamp.com / 845-356-6440
You can read more about us, see a video of camp in action, and apply online at: www.ramapocamp.com
Staff do have to be vaccinated. Camp has run the past two summers and has run safely.