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Summer Camp Counsellor Posted Feb 20
Camp Augusta , Nevada City, CA
Camp Augusta is different than most camps because we operate on a structure of flat hierarchy, consensus and intention with every action. We don’t believe in punishment, reward or guilt – we choose instead to see the hearts of our campers and connect with their needs. We also have many activities that you are unlikely to find at other camps, like: aerial silks, sword fighting, whips, fire spinning, high and low ropes, archery and horseback riding to name a few.

People can have a job, a career, or a calling. Camp Augusta is looking for folks who have a calling. Work, play, learn, struggle and grow in a vibrant community this summer facilitating the growth of children, yourself and others in the community.

We are a residential summer camp located in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Northern California. We have six sessions during our season, 3 one week and 3 two week, with 90 campers (aged 8-16) each session. We aim to give children the experience of living without many of the modern conveniences that are present in their everyday lives. They get the chance to experience living in an open-air cabin without electricity. There are no televisions or stereos so they make their own music. There is a great deal of information on our website regarding the philosophy of camp and the activities we offer. If you are interested in Camp Augusta, please look those over carefully.


-You must be at least 19 years old
(3 years older than oldest camper; average age of staff is 23/24)
(It is not uncommon to have 29 year old counselors. 39 happens to!)

-Make sure this camp is right for you. Read the entire staff experience section on our website ( Read the PDF files contained there as well.

-Summer is from May 15th through August 11th

-If desired, there are pre-season family camps and school groups, starting in late April. Later start dates are possible depending on skills. Post summer work is available as well.



Phone: 530-265-3702

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