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Summer Resident Male Teen Camp Counselor - YMCA Camp Potawotami


At YMCA Camp Potawotami, we focus on the ABCs of Camping - working to increase camper's sense of Accomplishment and Belonging while they learn about positive Character traits and values. What does this look like?

Caring. We show a genuine interest in others, putting them first, and engaging everyone with a positive attitude.  
Honesty. We do the right thing, even when no one is looking.  
Respect. We accept differences and meet people where they are at, honoring others with thoughtfulness and courage.  
Responsibility. We do what we say we’re going to do, taking ownership for our decisions and being good stewards of our resources.

Join us as we love, care and serve this summer at camp!



The YMCA Camp Potawotami is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated male individual interested in our resident summer camp which serves over 100 campers per week throughout a wide variety of activities.  

The Teen Counselor works primarily with our Voyager campers (14-16 years old), as well as our Clipper campers (17 years old). When Voyager programs are not in session, they will work with our Clipper youth campers.

They will be responsible for leading teen programming and the planning and execution of all teen trips out of camp. A Male Teen Counselor must be responsible, organized, and appropriate. 

The Teen counselor will also provide leadership sessions for male Clipper campers who wish to be a leader in their community as well as in camp. 

The position requires maturity, creativity, and a strong commitment to the YMCA mission to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. 



Pay: $265 per week plus room and board. This position is live-on-site, requiring staff to sleep overnight at the camp in assigned housing arrangements.

Dates: from June 1st through July 19th 2019

YMCA Camp Potawotami is located on beautiful Blackman Lake in Northeast Indiana; 7255 East 700 South
Wolcottville, IN 46795 - mailing address is: PO BOX 38 SOUTH MILFORD, IN 46786



  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • At least one year of college is strongly preferred.
  • At least one year experience working as a camp counselor.
  • Willing and able to receive training in order to provide a safe and fulfilling summer camp experience
  • Able to fulfill all demands in spirit, mind, and body as a male summer resident teen camp counselor
  • Positive, service-oriented attitude serving diverse groups of campers in regard to age, ethnicity, gender, race, economic status, religion, etc.
  • Team player willing to contribute to the culture, mission, and values of the YMCA
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