Camp Kanuga

Staff Application Process


Traditional Camp, Day Camp, & Expeditions


Thank you for your interest in serving on the Camp Kanuga team!


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Those who join the Camp Kanuga team undergo an extremely thorough interview process and background check. In fact, Kanuga’s hiring standards surpass the minimum requirements set forth by the American Camp Association.

Camp Kanuga applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • minimum age requirement:
    18 years old for Crew members
    19 years old or completion of 1st year of college for Counselors
    21 years old for Support Staff
  • pass a face-to-face interview
  • pass a national background check
  • pass a social media check
  • sign the Kanuga Community Covenant

For questions about the application process for our Residential, Day Camps and Expeditions programs contact the Camp Kanuga Director David Schnitzer at

Residential Campus

Team Leaders
Adventure Team Leader
Arts Team Leader
Land Activities Team Leader
Nature Team Leader

Blacksmith Manager
Camp Counselor
Camp Store Manager
Mountain Bike Manager
Social Media Manager
Waterfront Manager

Additional Opportunities
Crew Director
Worship Leader


Adventure Day Camp Counselor
Expeditions Counselor
Trip Leader

Leadership Academy

Assistant Leadership Director
Leadership Director

Application Process

The entire process will take 15-20 minutes to complete. Be sure to have the following information before you begin:

  • Information on 3 references: name, contact phone, and email address
  • Current School information
  • Resume (optional)

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