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Teens: Join our Summer Camp Team

Attention high school students (age 14-17) who love nature and teaching kids!

Help children discover the magic of the natural world at Delaware Nature Society’s (DelNature) summer camps! Join our teaching team and work with instructors, assist with programs, maintain teaching areas, help with snack and recreation periods, and work with live animals.

Highlights of Being a Camp Aide or Counselor

  • Unique, high-quality training in nature study, working with children, animal handling, environmental study equipment use, leadership, outdoor recreation, and outdoor games.
  • Enjoy fun, friends, adventure, and animals.
  • Flexible volunteer weeks to accommodate vacations.
  • Excellent experience for high school volunteer credit requirements, future jobs, and college applications.

Dates of Summer Camp

Twelve week-long camps run June 10 – August 30, 2024

Summer Camp Aide Leadership Program

Applications due April 19th, 2024

  • Learn leadership skills from outdoor education professionals!
  • Great for High Schoolers ages 14 – 17 with an interest in connecting youth to nature.
  • 3 week minimum volunteer requirement. Monday through Friday from 8 am – 4 pm. Weeks do not need to be consecutive.
  • $150 program fee
  • Financial Assistance available!

Summer Camp Counselor

  • Paid position
  • Must be ages 16-17
  • Work minimum of 6 weeks during the summer