Join Our Staff!

Thank you for your interest in seeking employment for our 2024 season.  For 69 years, Arrowhead Day Camp has provided awesome employment opportunities.

Our commitment to “A Child’s Paradise” starts with our hardworking and dedicated staff members.


  1. Must be able to commit to our full 8 week camp season.  2024 dates are Monday, June 17th thru Friday, August 9th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  2. Must be able to attend our pre-camp mandatory staff meeting on Saturday, June 1st
  3. Must have child abuse and criminal check clearances

Ways to Apply:

  1. Download and complete application. Mail to Arrowhead Day Camp, 240 Dutton Mill Rd, West Chester, PA 19380
  2. Download and complete application. Fax to 610-695-8118
  3. Scan and email completed application to  Be sure to put Job Application in subject.
  • General Counselors

    Must be at least 21 years of age. Responsibilities include direct supervision of a bunk of children ranging in age from 4-13. General Counselors will follow the schedule provided and supervise a bunk of 15-18 campers.

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  • Head Specialists

    Must be at least 21 years of age or have completed a minimum of 1 year of college. Specialists are in charge of one activity and are responsible for developing lesson plans and direct instruction to a group of campers. Examples include: batting cages, arts & crafts, boating & fishing, ropes course, tennis, computers, nature, horseback riding etc. (please see application for complete list)

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  • Assistant Specialists

    Must be at least 18 years of age. Responsibilities include assisting the head specialist in daily operations as needed.

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  • Aquatic Staff

    Must be at least 18 years of age (or 16 years and up with proper lifeguard certification). Job duties entail providing direct swim instruction and lifeguard duties for our campers.

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  • Bus Drivers

    Must be CDL certified.

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  • Food Service Staff

    Responsible for preparing lunch and snack for campers and staff during our two scheduled lunch periods. Also responsible for replenishing food and cleaning of our facilities daily.

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  • Maintenance

    Two different maintenance opportunities available:

    1. Outside Maintenance- requirements are knowledge of minor carpentry and landscaping skills.
    2. Kitchen Maintenance- responsible for maintaining cleanliness of our eating facilities.

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  • Junior Counselors

    Junior Counselors (JC’s) must be a minimum of 16 years in age or completed our CIT (Counselor in Training) program and commit to the entire 8 week season. Responsibilities include general assistance to your head counselor, including but not limited to: lunch service, suntan application, taking campers to nurse and supervising at horses.

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