Love kids? Want to work in a creative, supportive environment?
Camp Kaleidoscope, an arts and science day camp in Newton, is looking for staff for Summer 2019.

Staff must be available for full camp season including orientation dates unless otherwise agreed on. Camp dates: June 24-August 16, 9am-4pm, Monday through Friday. Orientation the week before camp opens; staff meetings Mondays after camp. Although camp is not easily accessible by public transportation, buses are available from Brookline, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, Framingham and Wayland. Kaleidoscope is a pluralistic Jewish camp welcoming the entire community. Full-time staff may send their children to camp for free.

Staff Positions

Tech Theater Specialist

Work with theater directors to design and build sets and props, teach classes to campers in grades 4-10, and manage the sound system for daily performances. Must know how to have fun with campers as well as have excellent classroom management and technical theater skills. Tech specialists teach 3-4 classes daily. Commitment is 8 weeks plus orientation and planning.


Counselors are mature, reliable, patient people who understand what it takes to make a camper's day a wonderful experience. While the JCC is not easily accessed by public transportation, buses are available from Cambridge, Jamaica Plain, Framingham, Wayland and Brookline. Counselors are 17 years old, rising HS seniors or older, with demonstrated leadership skills and experience working with children. Internships are open to students entering grades 11 or 12,  with experience working with children. All counselors must be available through August 16. We have openings for June 24-August 16 and July 8-August 16, depending on the position.

  • Lower and Middle Camp Counselors work in pairs or groups of three and are responsible for a group of 10-15 campers entering grades K-3. They support and nurture campers throughout the day as campers attend activities in the arts, science, sports and swimming. Middle camp counselors may also assist in other areas throughout camp.
  • Upper Camp Counselors work with campers entering grades 4-8. They teach or assist in classes, activities and productions. Open positions may include guitar teacher, theater, dance, magic, video production, canoeing, sports and games, acrobatics, knitting and crafts. Upper Camp teaching counselors usually have completed at least one year of college.

To apply, send cover letter, application and letters of reference to:

Camp Kaleidoscope

333 Nahanton St., Newton, MA 02459

kaleidoscope@jccgb.orgor  617.558.6523


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