How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in employment at Wyonegonic Camps.  We hope that you have learned a great deal about us by browsing the website and watching the staff video. We are happy to speak with you at any time to answer further questions you may have about working at Wyonegonic.

Staff applicants must be at least 18 years old or have completed their freshman year of college (or equivalent program such as a gap year). Certain positions require a minimum age of 21 years old.

It is understood that persons who apply are in good health and are free from limitations which would interfere with active outdoor living.

We are responsible for the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to be a positive role model for children in appearance and behavior.

We are a non-smoking facility and we expect all staff to adhere to this policy at all times.

Wyonegonic is required to perform a criminal background check on all staff who have been offered a position.

Wyonegonic will provide opportunities for necessary certifications. These certification trainings begin in early June at 

Wyonegonic and culminate before your due date at our Pre-camp Orientation.

Salaries for New Unit and Counseling Staff at Wyonegonic Camps

Age 19 – 20 21 – 24 25 and up
Salary $2,450 $2,750 $2,950
Other Staff Benefits

  • Money toward travel to camp expenses
  • Room, board and laundry for resident staff
  • Training/Certification classes where applicable
  • Access to wireless internet
  • Access to day-off transportation
  • Use of camp program facilities
A different salary scale exists for:

  • Unit and Program Directors
  • Activity Supervisors
  • Trip Leaders
  • Office Staff
  • Food Service
  • Maintenance 
  • Health Center Staff (Nurses and Doctors)
  • Leadership Training Graduates

Staff Dates 2021:

The salaries listed are for a nine week contract period of June 17 – August 19. Dates include staff orientation, training and on site quarantine requirements for staff (based on current Maine State Guidelines and subject to change).  International Staff, Support Staff and those enrolled in additional certification courses may be asked to arrive earlier.

Additional work may be available for pre and post-season maintenance and/or Family Camp. Pay for such is beyond the chart provided.

Internships and Academic Credit:

The potential for academic credit or internships can be available for those working at Wyonegonic. Please inquire with [email protected] to discuss the specific requirements of your program.  

Staff Application

Wyonegonic Camps is an equal opportunity employer. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in the application or interview process should notify a representative of the organization.

To be considered for a staff position for the camp season, you should complete our online staff application. Be sure to fill in the required fields that are marked with red asterisks.  If you have any questions about working at Wyonegonic or our application process, please contact our Staffing Director

“I just wanted to remind you all of your superhero status to the girls … For every counselor there is a camper that wants to be exactly like you! And that is something to be proud of and live up to.”
from a camp counselor