THE FULL CAMP EXPERIENCE
Pocono Springs is a co-ed traditional 5-week sleep away camp. At Pocono Springs, we staff our camp with outstanding people who are dedicated to working with children and creating an atmosphere of family, spirit, and excitement. If you have a passion for life and a desire to impact the lives of children by helping them be their best selves and to also grow as an individual yourself, Pocono Springs is the right place for you. Being a camp counselor is not only one of the most important and rewarding jobs you will ever have — it’s the hardest job that you will ever love!The Pocono Springs team has the training and ability to care for and guide our campers. We strengthen this core of dedicated professionals by recruiting throughout the United States and abroad. Our staff consists of professional educators, college graduates, and college and graduate students pursuing degrees in child education and related fields. Many staff members are camp veterans who grew up at camp and strongly believe in the value of the camp experience.We take great pride in our team of camp staff who become important role models and help create wonderful camp memories for our campers. A summer at Pocono Springs is filled with growth opportunities for both staff and campers, with everyone leaving camp with new experiences, achievements, and friendships.
Being a member of Pocono Springs means you are a part of a summer family. We work as a team, we are dedicated to the camper experience and we build lifelong friendships and have fun along the way.
Our staff salaries include all room & board, meals, laundry services, staff t-shirts and all trainings or certifications. We have an up to date fitness center and fitness studio for staff to use, as well as a staff lounge with a movie room, ping pong tables and other recreational activities for staff to use on their time off, along with High Speed Wifi. Everyone at camp is offered three delicious and healthy meals a day with multiple options. As well as an afternoon and evening snack as well as options to purchase canteen items at night.
We look for a variety of personalities and skill sets to make up our staff as a whole, because there is a role and place for everyone at Pocono Springs. However, all staff members share one thing - a desire to work with children and to work hard and as a team.
Most staff live with campers in a cabin, however Leadership and Support Staff have out-of-cabin staff housing.
Pocono Springs is just 10 minutes away from the Delaware Water Gap and Appalachian Trail entrance. There is various hiking and fishing in our area that staff enjoy on their time off. We are also a mere hour and a half from New York City, and two hours from Philadelphia. PSC is also a quick 15 minutes into East Stroudsburg with lots of food and shopping on your time off.
Everyone at camp is offered three delicious and healthy meals a day with multiple options. As well as an afternoon and evening snack as well as options to purchase canteen items at night.