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Do you love the outdoors and have a passion for working with kids? Are you looking for a fun, unforgettable, exciting summer?

Apply today to work at Camp Tockwogh! Our summer camp staff begin working on varying start dates in early and mid-June 2024 until August 18th, with the option to stay until August 25th for family camp!

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Why Work at Camp Tockwogh?

Something for everyone! No matter what your interests are, you’ll find something to love at Camp Tockwogh.

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Make new friends and memories that last a lifetime and meet incredible people from all over the world!

Become a mentor and make a big difference in the lives of the campers you serve.

Challenge yourself by working in a new place! Camp Tockwogh provides all the training necessary and gives you an opportunity to disconnect from the digital world while you explore new boundaries.

Live, work and play in a beautiful environment! Choose from eleven different areas including sailing, waterskiing, paddle sports, fine arts, athletics, outdoor exploration, ropes course, administrative staff, wellness, and lifeguarding.

Find unique opportunities for personal and professional growth. Gain numerous skills that can be added to your resume including leadership, event coordination and planning, and time management.

Have fun and be silly with like-minded people.

International Staff

Each summer, we hire over 40 international counselors from around the world through sponsoring agencies. See below for information that applies just for international applicants.

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  • We work with Camp Leaders, Camp America, IENA, and CCUSA. These agencies will help with your visa, travel insurance, and everything else you may need to work in the USA!
  • If you have already set up an account with these agencies- great! Just tell us which one when you interview. Then we will be able to place your application with us.
  • If you do not have an agency application yet, you can apply directly here and interview with us first. We will give you information on how to be a direct placement with us!
  • Application from your international camp counselor program.
  • Travel plans and exact flight, bus or train information.
  • Your travel health insurance information, camp health form, and COVID vaccine card
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Your placement agency will help you with this process.

Depending on where you are traveling from, you will most likely fly into New York or Philadelphia. From there, make arrangements to either fly or take a bus or train to the Philadelphia airport or the Wilmington Bus or Train Stations. If you ask, your placement agency will help organize your travel.

Please try to arrive during reasonable hours (8:00am- 8:00pm Eastern Standard Time).

Please verify arrival dates with the Camp Director before booking your flights. Once you have made your travel arrangements, email the information to the Camp Director so we can make sure someone is there to pick you up.

Locations we will pick you up from:

  • AIRPORT: PHI – Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA)
  • STATIONS: (BUS OR TRAIN): Wilmington, Delaware (DE)

When you arrive at the airport or station we will be waiting in the baggage claim area with a Camp Tockwogh sign and a smile. When you arrive we may not immediately be there due to traffic, so grab a seat and we will be there shortly. If for some reason there is trouble with your flight, or you can’t find us, please call camp at 1-800-331-CAMP from any phone and our staff will find help for you.

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  • We provide your bed linens, pillows, and towels. They will be ready for you when you arrive.
  • Women: You will need full-coverage one-piece or two-piece bathing suits. See swimsuit policy below for more details.
  • Men: Please bring swim shorts/board shorts, you cannot wear speedos/bikini bottoms.
  • We have a safe place on site to keep your cash, passport and other important paperwork in.
  • We encourage you to bring something special from home, like your country flag or a native recipe to cook for a staff get together.

Resources for Hired Staff

UKG login – where to access all hiring paperwork

Staff Info Form – Must be completed by all staff by May 10th

Pick-up Request Form – Complete this form if you need transportation from an airport/transit center.

Staff Packing List

Staff Swimwear Guidelines

New staff Info PowerPoint

Join the Staff 2023 Facebook Group