Most summer positions at Glen Brook are residential with counselors living on campus for one week of staff training and six weeks of camp. Our camp is made up of two three-week sessions with children staying overnight. Counselors usually bunk in separate rooms but are in charge of supervising the children at night.

We have openings for cabin counselors and favor counselors with the following skills and certifications (if applicable):

swim instruction, lifeguards, canoeing and kayaking, archery, arts and crafts, woodworking, nature, ropes course, music and drama, general sports, ceramics, farming and gardening.

Department Heads

In addition to counselor jobs we also sometimes hire: one head arts and crafts teacher, one performance teacher, and one woodshop teacher. These positions require applicants to have strong leadership, teaching, and organizational abilities.

Wilderness Trips

We hire staff for our Wilderness trips programs.

Often these jobs can be used as college internships.

Please contact us at for more information.


Kitchen Staff

Our biodynamic farm is the life line of the camp and the kitchen is its heart. In the summer months we never stop beating - making 3 meals and two snacks a day from scratch. We are a small but motivated team churning out homemade granola, scratch bread, breaking down our chickens raised on our pastures and churning out pizza after pizza from our cob oven.

We are innovators and artists. We accept and we are grateful for what we can do in this moment, but we know that we can always improve. 
We are on time, playful, and hardworking, so that at the end of the day we will be totally free for a swim in the lake, a scamper in the woods, or a game of hardcore meadow soccer. Not sure what meadow soccer is? Oh, it's a multi-age free for all like you've never seen before. No cleats required.

Please contact Taylor Westbrook at: for more information.


2017 Arrival Dates:

June 16 or 18: Trip Leader Training
June 21: Lifeguard Training
June 25: All-Staff Training

July 2: Camp Begins
August 12: Camp Ends
August 14: Staff Departs

Counselor-in-Training (CIT) and Farmer-in-Training (FIT)

While not technically employees, we do not charge our CIT's and FIT's and offer them a small stipend.