Summer Camp Teacher

POSITION TITLE: Summer Camp Teacher
FLSA: Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Youth Programs Manager
REVISION DATE: 02/01/2019


Teach and lead the daily activities for the Garden's Summer Day Camp. The Summer Day Camp is a summer program in which 21 campers ages 4-10 explore the Garden for a week through stories, games, art projects, cooking and garden activities. The camp will be conducted weekdays from June 3 to July 26 with a one-week break July 1 - 5.

Summer camp teachers will report to work on May 30th and 31st for an orientation. During three of the camp weeks, teachers will work at 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. and the other three weeks, teachers will work from 8:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. More information about the Summer Camp can be found at


Summer Camp Teachers organize and lead campers in art projects, games, cooking and learning activities. Additionally, Summer Camp Teachers prepare the projects for each day, clean-up and meet and greet parents. The majority of activities will be interactive and part of each day will be spent outside.


  • Experience in teaching children ages 4 -12.
  • Completed at least two years of a bachelor’s degree program in Education or related field.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Enthusiasm for the outdoors and the natural world.
  • Comfortable with cooking fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • CPR and first aid certification a plus.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with environmental education or cooking with children experience.
  • Satisfactory background and sexual offender registry checks.
  • Successful in-person interview for shortlisted candidates.

Please e-mail resume to Careers at, along with the title of the position you are applying for.

The above job duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work for employees in this position, but this is not intended as an exclusive or all-inclusive inventory of all duties required of employees in this job.