Emagination Tech Camps
  • IL
  • Lake Forest, IL, USA
  • Seasonal

Length of Position: Summer, residential position for 6-8 weeks, depending on location

Company Info: We have been teaching kids and teens new tech skills and providing them a community where they make new friends and have fun since 1982! With our core tech camp program offering 20+ tech courses, plus a specialty program for coding ' we offer a great opportunity to put your youth development and leadership skills to work.

Description: Join us on our mission to Education, Entertain and Shape the Future. Program Coordinators plan, implement and execute our camp program activities, special events, teen leadership program and ensure an environment that balances technology learning with opportunities with recreation, personal growth and social development.

Program Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Attend staff training week and complete all online pre-camp training
  • Live on campus and execute all non-tech aspects of our program: recreation, evening program, special events and field trips
  • Execute all aspects of our teen leadership program: teach leadership training workshops; assign tasks, leaders and groups; guide participants through the planning and execution of evening program activities, off campus trips and more
  • Organize, distribute and maintain all activity supplies and equipment
  • Organize campers into groups as needed for program activities
  • Observe activities and ensure the quality delivery of recreation curriculums and program schedules
  • Be alert to and active in addressing the needs of campers and staff provide support, care and nurturing
  • Additional responsibilities assigned as required


  • Paycheck Get paid a weekly salary spending the summer at camp is a great way to save most of your earnings
  • Room and Board housing, meals, internet and utilities are covered which means extra money in your pocket
  • College Credit or Internship You may be eligible for college credit or able to use camp as an independent study, practicum or internship experience. Ask your advisor or professor at your school how the skills you will learn directly relate to your major and how they will make you a stronger job candidate
  • Leadership you will be supervising groups of 7-15 others, engaging in decision making, behavior management and living ethics- all necessary leadership skills
  • Networking Opportunities connections made at camp can lead to possible internships, future job opportunities and lifelong friends
  • 21st Century Skills communication, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and contribution skills and traits that can draw an employer's attention to your resume
  • Letter of Recommendation Camp leaders write great letters of recommendation because they get to know you and you in action on a daily basis


  • 2 years of college in education, recreation or related field
  • Prior leadership experience working/volunteering with youth, preferably in a camp setting
  • Prior experience working with teens in a youth leadership program, preferably in a camp setting
  • Experience coordinating the delivery of recreational or other small and large group activities for children
  • Experience planning special events
  • Capability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner
  • Desire to lead games, songs, classes, and other activities with groups of children


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