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arts and crafts counsellor at summer camp in america
Craft your ultimate summer.

Arts & Crafts Jobs

Are you?

Creative, Imaginative, Inventive, Responsible

Bonus qualifications

Completed 1st year of Arts degree/foundation course

Why should I teach arts and crafts at camp?

Working a creative craft jobs at camp will get your imagination working. You'll love seeing the campers create their very own art. Watching their confidence grow through artistic projects and seeing where their minds take them is something extraordinary.

If you've got an artistic flare, or skills in various mediums, such as acrylic, oil, watercolour, charcoal sketching, or even bolder projects such as working with clay, wire and papier-mâché, camp directors want to hear about your versatility and creative flare. Adding a portfolio to your application is a great way to give insight to you and your style.

If you are the artsy type, and looking for something different this summer, look no further. There might be a perfect arts and crafts job vacancy waiting for you at a camp in the USA.

What does an arts and crafts instructor do?

Whatever camp you're at, you'll create arts projects with kids who want to have fun and improve their skills - you’ll be teaching different groups 6-7 times a day.

You may work with a variety of kids, depending on what type of camp you go to. Craft artist jobs at camp involve all things glitter, glue, cardboard, pipe cleaners, paper, and so much more, but mainly your creativity.

As a general arts and crafts activity specialist, you might also be asked to help out with camp plays, evening programs or any decorations for special events at camp.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become an arts and crafts instructor at camp?

When you begin your application you’ll be asked to select your top skills. Make sure you choose arts. Go into detail about what you’re going to bring to the role, your skill level and if you’re already qualified. A camp director will then be able to assess if you’re a good fit and invite you to their camp.

How can I make my arts and crafts application stronger?

The more experience working with children you can gain before the summer, the better your application. Look to schools and local art projects to volunteer with and build up your own portfolio through self motivated work or classes.

How many children should I expect to teach in one lesson?

Campers will come down to the session as a division (age group). Divisions can range from 10-13 campers. You’ll have the assistance of counselors but it will be up to you to instruct a small group.

Should I pack any arts and crafts tools?

Camp will provide you with most of the equipment, but you can feel free to bring some of your own.

Don't miss out on art and craft jobs at camp.