Each year, there are a variety of staff positions that may be available to new applicants. Working at Netop typically requires a seven week commitment including staff week, which takes place before campers arrive. Staff week encompasses training, facilities projects and general preparation for the season. All staff applicants must complete a staff application and submit references. Thorough background checks are performed on all staff candidates.
Staff positions that may be available in a given year include:
Responsible for teaching and leading boys ages 8-15 in a wide range of program areas including sports, water sports, music, guitar/rock band, film, arts, crafts, archery and outdoor and wilderness activities. Must be mature role model, enjoy working with kids, promoting positive environment. Need skills to teach specific activity areas. Rustic environment, traditional residential camp, great fun. Excellent summer experience. Job description here.
The Waterfront Director supervises all swim and boating activities. Candidates must be at least 21 years old, WSI and/or lifeguard certified, with experience supervising water activities. Waterfront Director has other counselor or director level responsibilities. Must be a mature role model who enjoys working with kids, promoting a positive environment and organizing and supervising an aquatics operation.
Every year Netop accepts 3-5 16/17-year-olds in its CIT program. Typically, these spots are offered to previous campers. CITs get the full Netop staff experience and a chance to focus on leadership development and skill building. An experienced Netop counselor guides CITs through a carefully planned program. Learn more here.
The primary focus of the Work Staff position is completion of camp maintenance activities, including food service operations, cleaning and maintenance of camp facilities, completion of administrative tasks and participation in special projects. Work Staff may also participate in the camp program, as a training ground to be a future counselor.