Cabin Counselor

To ensure a cabin of campers has a fun and safe experience through leading them through their time at Camp Kon-O-Kwee Spencer

Sponsoring YMCA

Camp Kon-O-Kwee Branch YMCA


Fombell, PA 16123-9802

Camp Information

YMCA Camp Kon-O-Kwee/Spencer
126 Nagel Road
Fombell, PA 16123

Job Description

  • Guide cabin and individual campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
  • Connect with each and every camper on a daily basis.
  • Carry out established roles for supervising camper health.
  • Carry out established roles for enforcing camp safety regulations.
  • Develop a quality, unique program for scheduled cabin activity times.
  • Supervise all assigned aspects of the campers' day, including, but not limited to wake-up, cabin clean-up, meal times, cabin activities, rest period, camper's choice activities, evening activities, devotions, and bedtime.
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff training, staff meetings and other meetings.
  • Set a good example for campers and others including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing clean-up and chores, sportsmanship, and table manners.
  • Maintain good public relations with campers' parents during check-in and check-out.
  • Teach or assist in teaching camper's activities.
  • Conduct daily check of equipment in your activity area for safety, cleanliness, and good repair, and immediately report any equipment needing repair.
  • Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.


  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors and also relate to one's peer group.
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
  • Good character, integrity, adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control.
  • High school graduate or equivalent, or at least 18 years of age.

Essential Functions

  • Be able to lift 20 pounds.
  • Be able to carry 15 pounds through varying elevations.
  • Walk, hike, and run in varying terrain and elevations.
  • Have the ability to work long, hot, and busy days.



Room and board provided


How to Apply

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