Jr. Camp Counselor
Earn community service hours at the Zoo!
Jr. Camp Counselors assist Zoo Camp counselors at the award-winning Zoo Camp. They lead songs, play games, and assist young campers with arts and crafts while ensuring their safety (you are responsible for the safety and care of younger children).
Summer Zoo Camp runs from June 12 to August 18. You must volunteer for a minimum of three weeks of camp, but weeks do not have to be consecutive.
Shift: Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
- Current junior high or high school student.
- Submit one reference letter from an adult who is not a family member
- Attend all training sessions
- Enjoy working with young children and willing to act silly during games and while singing songs.
- Take direction and work as part of a team.
- Submit application and reference letter
- Group interviews on April 29 and May 6
- Training in late May and early June
There is an $85 tuition fee for the Jr. Camp Counselor program, payable upon acceptance.