Many of our general counselors will work all or part of each day in a program area, helping to teach an activity. Here’s an idea of what we’re looking for from our counselors in program areas — and please keep in mind, we employ staff members with many different levels of skill and experience!
Are you passionate about a sport? Athletics staff teach and coach one or more of the following sports: soccer, softball, volleyball, basketball, lacrosse, field hockey and archery. Instructors should have significant varsity experience (ideally at the college level, but not required); coaching experience is a plus.
Dance staff must be experienced in and able to teach at least two of the following styles: ballet, jazz, hip-hop, modern, tap. Knowledge of choreography and/or experience in a dance or musical theatre company is a strong plus, as is the ability to lead a class on your own.
Applicants should have experience in and good knowledge of the theatre (drama major is a bonus but not a requirement), and ability to assist in at least two of the following areas: set design and construction, costume design and construction, makeup, blocking, musical theatre, vocal performance, light and sound, backstage crew.
Our staff ranges from competitive gymnasts to cheerleaders to collegiate divers with skills and experience in beam, uneven bars, tumbling, vault and/or floor exercise. Experience teaching or coaching at any level is preferred. Bryn Mawr has held the Wayne County junior and senior gymnastics titles for over 30 years!
Our Poplar Post must be proficient with a Macintosh computer and have excellent motivational and organizational skills. Experience on high school or college newspaper is required.
Camp photographers are responsible for coordinating with the website administrator to shoot photos of campers at their daily activities, evening programs, and special events. In addition to being comfortable with a digital camera, photographers will spend a significant amount of time in our web office, uploading and tagging photos. Candidates must have experience with action photography and be comfortable using a digital camera.
Equestrian staff must have experience in hunt seat riding, particularly hunters, jumpers, eventing, dressage, and/or hunt seat equitation. Candidates should have basic horse knowledge and should be able to groom, tack and wrap unsupervised. Knowledge of basic horse first aid is helpful.
Waterski instructors must be American Red Cross-, NPLQ- or Canadian Lifesaving Society-certified lifeguards with knowledge of waterskiing and boat driving. A boat license and some knowledge of maintenance are preferable. Applicants should be comfortable handling a 15’ SeaCraft with 60 HP Mercury motor.
Bryn Mawr is happy to act as a paid internship for programs such as education, social work, outdoor education, family studies, sociology, psychology, sports management or exercise science. We have extensive experience working with colleges and universities to either fit the criteria already in place for an internship or help design a unique program. If you are interested in an internship at Bryn Mawr, please contact us in the New Jersey office.