All room and board provided, travel may be discussed
2 openings available.
Raquette Lake Camps is seeking two (2) Heads of Basketball – one for Girls Camp and one for Boys Camp - to live, work and play with us at one of the finest residential summer camps in America. The Head of Basketball will be a member of our senior staff and the position comes with appropriate compensation, all expenses covered, private housing, and time off.
Responsibilities would be to organize and structure several periods a day of basketball for age groups ranging from 7-15 years old. You would provide instruction, play with the campers, motivate the lazy and challenge the committed. You would have a staff of skilled counselors to assist you. You would also be an integral member of the camp senior staff, participating in all aspects of camp life.
DATES: June 12 - August 8, 2024
WHO ARE YOU: A basketball junkie who is prepared to share your love of the game with our kids. You should have some professional coaching experience, and want to see kids develop a passion for basketball through playing as compared to spending session after session doing drills. Someone who wants to join a fun group of people committed to making the summer camp experience outstanding for the kids, the staff and the adults.
Previous overnight camp experience a plus
Collegiate playing experience a plus
A passion for basketball and a desire to share that passion with our children should be clear
SALARY: Starting compensation begins at $5000 and will increase based on experience. Room and board are included and travel allowances are also available.
BENEFITS: Our dates provide an excellent match to most high school and collegiate schedules, allowing you to seamlessly build Raquette Lake employment into your schedule. Build your coaching resume working with multiple age levels at a nationally-recognized summer camp. Excellent wifi/Internet service in private accommodations. We can discuss camp opportunities for your children, if necessary.
If this sounds interesting to you, please go to raquettelake.com, complete an application in the Staff section and we will reach out to set up an online interview, or email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to start the ball rolling.
Operating continuously since 1916, Raquette Lake Camps is a traditional sleep-away camp located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. The separate Boys Camp & Girls Camp are family-owned/operated and offers campers a nurturing environment and the finest in programs and facilities. Our campers range in age from 6 - 15 years old and attend camp for a full 7-week session.
Raquette Lake Camps are separate boys and girls camps located on opposite sides of stunning Raquette Lake, one of the Adirondack Fulton chain of lakes. Both camps are nestled against the shores, meaning that the lake is never out of view, never far away. Our remoteness provides a peaceful backdrop for campers and counselors to relax, play and get away from the hectic fast-paced world.