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Have the most transformative experience of your life

Do you want a meaningful job this summer? While your friends grind away in the city, imagine a fulfilling summer of personal growth and adventure while mentoring boys in the Great Northwoods.

Counselors are the worker bees who live, work, eat, and play with campers all summer long. Typically two male college-age counselors share a cabin with 5-7 boys, supervise in-camp sports, assist evening programs, and guide wilderness trips. Counselors will spend about 40% of their time on wilderness trips and 60% of their time at Voyageur base camp. Camp Voyageur is an equal opportunity employer. Must be at least 18 years old. Positions run from May 23rd to August 15th.

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All positions are:

  1. A counselor first and foremost.
  2. Cabin counselors who help with cabin cleanliness and organization, watch over cabin mates like a mother hen, help your campers adjust to life away from home and more.
  3. In-camp activity leaders who lead camp sports and activities, as well as Lifeguarding over aquatics and swimming.
  4. Specialists who lend their talents and interests to lead specific program activities, like arts and crafts, aquatics, fitness, video documentation, making movies and more.
  5. Wilderness trip leaders.
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Online Application

If you’re interested in working at Camp Voyageur this summer, please complete our online staff application.

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Academic Internships

Counselor internship opportunities abound at Voyageur. to apply for a summer internship that meets your academic requirements and camp’s leadership needs. Internships may include:

  • Sports and Recreation,
  • Outdoor Leadership,
  • Experiential Education,
  • Environmental Education,
  • Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services,
  • Media/Communications,
  • Website/Social Media Management,
  • Photography,
  • Videography,
  • Journalism, Publications, and Graphic Arts.

Other Open Positions:


Join our happy kitchen! We pride ourselves on the from-scratch cooking we offer, plus whole foods created at Camp Voyageur. Duties include dishwashing, prepping foods, baking (granola, cakes, cookies, etc.), and setting up for meals. Hours are variable and flexible. The environment is relaxed and you will walk away, even if you are experienced, with new skills and knowledge.

Seasonal employment ideally from late May to late August.

Requirements: Previous experience helpful. Outstanding personal character, ability to work independently, and to work well with others.

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Alumni Ambassadors

Volunteer Work Camp

Each year alumni bring their skills and passion to help Camp Voyageur prepare for the summer season. In mid-May and mid-August camp friends unite to work on camp projects. Let us know if you want to join the crew. We guarantee laughs, good food and plenty of what Charlie called, “fresh air poisoning.” for more details.