Work at Camp

Fitness, organic food, athletics, and cooking. Join the camp family in 2017!


Are you ready for one of the most intense, rewarding, and memorable summers of your life?

We seek enthusiastic and mission-aligned staff members to work at our Jewish overnight camp from mid-June to mid-August.

At Camp Zeke, we serve local, organic food, offer countless fitness and athletics electives, and a full culinary arts (cooking and baking) program.

Apply here to join one of the best camps in the country! If you have a unique fitness, athletics, dance, performance, cooking, or art skills that isn’t mentioned on the application, or if you have kids who would also come to camp, email staff@campzeke.orgClick here to apply now!

 Job Openings

Counselors ◈ Lifeguards ◈ Waterfront Director ◈ Director of Hiking and Outdoor Adventure ◈ Songleaders ◈ Art Director ◈ Art Specialists ◈ Assistant Director of Security ◈ Director of Jewish Life and Songleader ◈ Executive Chef ◈ Snack/Pastry Chef ◈ Assistant Chef ◈ Other Kitchen Staff…

Don’t see what you’re looking for here? Email us, there are more opportunities available !


“When I speak with friends who work in other industries, I always tell them that if you have an applicant who has been a camp counselor… they should move to the top of that pile of applications that are overflowing on their desk. A camp counselor is one of the hardest jobs out there,” and one of the most valuable career experiences a person can have! -Anne Yetsko

Read about the ten essential business skills that counselors learn at camp by clicking here.

Let us know if you have a special interest in basketball, martial arts, football, cheer, lacrosse, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, gaga, outdoor adventure, running, strength training, yoga, cheerleading, fencing, pilates, archery or Zumba.


“A day at the lake restores the soul.” Work as a bunk counselor and spend your days safeguarding our campers and staff at our beautiful private lake, heated swimming pool, and of course Jacuzzi.

Waterfront Director

Summer, sunscreen, and safety. Oversee waterfront activities and lifeguards — swimming in the lake, using lake toys, boating, water skiing, tubing, and swimming in the pool.

Director of Hiking and Outdoor Adventure

“Your journey through the forest will lead you to yourself.” Make this come alive for campers through outdoor adventure, camping and hiking.


“When you can sing something that you believe with all your heart, people will feel that – it’s contagious.” -Jenn Johnson

Song leaders at Camp Zeke take on many different roles in camp. They can be counselors, unit heads, and program specialists. In addition to their other responsibilities, our song leaders bring joy, music, and spirited dance to the Camp Zeke community.

Art Director & Art Counselor Specialists

“We need people who think with the creative side of their brains — people who have played in a band, who have painted. It enhances symbiotic thinking capabilities, not always thinking in the same paradigm, learning how to kick-start a new idea, or how to get a job done better, less expensively.” -Annette Byrd

Help bring the power and educational value of art to our camp community!

Assistant Director of Security

“Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters the assistant director of security!”

Jewish Life Director and Songleader

“We’ve got ruach, yes we do, we’ve got ruach, how about you?” Grow our joyful, Jewish community in this important role.

Kitchen Staff

“If you wan to become a great chef, you have to work with great chefs.” -Gordon Ramsay

Join our talented, tight-knit kitchen team this summer to help create some of the most innovative and memorable camp dishes in the country! We’re reinventing camp food. We’re seeing an Executive Chef, Snack/Pastry Chef, and Assistant Chef.

Other Open Positions

Please email to learn about other opportunities in camp. We have a staff of over 100 and many open positions, including camper care specialists, drivers, office assistants, facilities staff, security officers, and others. Please email us to explore what might be the best fit.

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