Apply - Camp Staff for Summer Adventure and Teen Camp 2019

We are looking for caring, enthusiastic counselors for Adventure and Teen Camp Summer 2019. Variety St. Louis’ Adventure and Teen Camp is a free day camp that serves children and teens with special needs in the St. Louis area, and offers new adventures in a fun, safe environment. Learn more about this opportunity and the available dates below.

As a counselor, you will work one-on-one with a child or teen between the ages of 4 and 16 during Adventure Camp. During Teen Camp, you may work with teens between the ages of 14 and 20. Activities can include swimming, tennis, games, arts and crafts, music, ice skating, rock climbing, trips to St. Louis-area attractions and more!

Camp is located in a different place each day, which allows us to be flexible with our activities and excursions, but each location is in the St. Louis area. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

All Camp staff must be available for training on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1, times and location TBD.

A minimum of two weeks is required to be considered. The applications with greater than two week’s availability will be given preference. 

Adventure Camp:

Week 1: June 3 – 7

Week 2: June 10-14

Week 3: July 8 – 12

Week 4: July 15 – 19

Teen Camp:

Week 1: June 17 – 21

Week 2: July 22 – 26

All counselors (new and returning) must complete an application form. If you are interested in applying, please click here.

If you'd like more information on specific positions and responsibilities before applying, you can find links to each available position's job description below:

Camp Counselor

Lead Counselor


Volunteers! Thank you for your interest in being a volunteer. Beginning summer 2019, we no longer will be utilizing volunteers as counselors. All counselor positions will be paid.

If you are interested in acquiring service hours for school or community service, please email Susan Schuh.