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Camp Becket YMCA

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Camp Becket for boys founded in 1903 offers boys a traditional, resident camp experience with a wide variety of activity choices on 1400 acres in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. Located about 2.5 hours from Boston and 3 hours to New York City.

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7-14th June

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18 Y/O

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Dan Berg 

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Staff Qualities

Camp Becket hires about 150 seasonal staff for a period of 10-11 weeks during the months of June, July, and August. Open positions will have a link to the application below.

All first time staff will need to need to supply three references if you did not work in 2019 with BCCYMCA. 

2020 Staff Dates:
Waterfront Staff (lifeguards/boating) and Trip Guides June 7 - August 23

All other Program and Office Staff June 14 - August 23


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Here's a list of all the Counsellor Roles this camp is specifically looking to hire at the fair!
  • Boating Staff (2), male, 18+, sailing experience (non-motors), with certificate ideal.
  • Canoe/kayak skills and/or sailing and windsurfing.
  • Lifeguard/Swim Instructor (5), male and female, 18+, prior experience teaching swimming lessons, with certificate ideal
  • Wood Shop Director/Construction Counselor (2), male, 21+, skills with power and hand tools, able to build and supervise campers building projects.
  • Trip Guides (4), male, 21+ with drivers license, hiking, camping, likes the outdoors, has an outgoing personality.
  • Land Sports Staff (3), male 18+, tennis, soccer, rugby, volleyball
  • Ropes Course Staff (2), 18+, rock climbing, ropes course work, indoor climbing
  • Target Sports Director (1), male, 21+ preference, riffle and shooting experience.
  • Creative Arts (2), 21+ (willing to look at 18+), general crafts (tie dye, drawing, painting, clay, ceramics).
  • Photography Director (1), 21+ (willing to look at 18+), traditional 35mm black and white photography, manual camera skills, film and photo developing in a darkroom, enlarger and chemical knowledge.
  • Music Director (1), male, 21+ preference, needs to know how to play piano, read music, or be a wizard and play by ear.
  • Performing Arts Director (1), male, 21+ preference, teach drama and performing arts classes, write and or adapt a script and direct the camp play.
  • Culinary Arts (1), 21+ preference, experience cooking, making recipes, baking, working with kids.

If you would like to interview for one of these jobs and attend the Camp Directors Fair please complete the form below

Fill out my online form.

Contact Details

+64 9 666 0192

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Unit 8, 10 Loft Place
Auckland 0810, New Zealand

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