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Camp Blue Bay Employment Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Resident Camp Director, Camp Blue Bay

Position Summary: We are looking for a Resident Camp Director to plan and direct the operation of our resident camp. This seasonal position requires the Resident Camp Director to live on camp property from June 27 – August 22, 2015. Prior to camp season, the Resident Camp Director is responsible for helping to recruit and select staff, promote camp and attend camp events, most of which may be done remotely or from GSNC’s Service Center in Garden City, NY. The position reports to the Manager, Program & Outdoor Services of GSNC.

Job Responsibilities:

As Resident Camp Director, you will contribute to and support the efforts of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County goals, especially in the areas of camper retention and customer service. This will be accomplished by selecting, training and supervising our exceptional staff, by promoting high staff and camper morale through coordinating camp activities and schedules utilizing camper feedback, and by developing and maintaining good relationships with parents by way of phone, e-mail and social media.

Resident Camp Director responsibilities include:

Prior to Summer Camp Season:

Start of Summer Camp Season:

During Summer Camp Season:

End of Summer Camp Season:

Job Requirements:
Our Resident Camp Director will need to have experience in a youth program and with lesson plan development in a camp or other outdoor educational environment. You will also need to have strong interpersonal skills with some background in conflict resolution, as well as have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Resident Camp Director qualifications:

To apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to or via fax to 516-741-2993.



Sleepaway Opportunities
East Hampton, Long Island , NY

Business Manager
Minimum age 21

Responsible for the bookkeeping, clerical work, shopping, driving, etc. Must have current driver's license.

Health Supervisor
Minimum age 21
$100 per day

Supervises the health, sanitation and safety of the camp. Must have N.Y.S. License as RN, LPN, or PA, plus CPR Certification.

Unit Leaders
Minimum age 21

Responsible for supervising a unit of staff and campers on a 24-hour basis.

Assistant Unit Leaders
Minimum age 19

Assist Unit Leader in supervision of a unit of campers and staff on a 24-hour basis.

Unit Counselors

Work with the campers in the unit on a 24-hour basis.

Minimum age 18

Junior Counselors Minimum age 17* $175

*Only with CIT training course.

Additional Positions Open at Camp Blue Bay


We will begin accepting 2015 Summer Camp Applications for these positions beginning February 15, 2015.

Download the Application (pdf)
Download Reference Form (pdf)

Camp Blue Bay is located in East Hampton, Long Island . It is owned by Girl Scouts of Nassau County and has operated as a summer camp since 1947. With its spacious 179 acres, beautiful beachfront on Gardiner's Bay and scenic trails, Camp Blue Bay offers girls a variety of experiences and activities.

Girls live in platform tents with cots, 4 campers to a tent. There are ten tents to a Unit (8 tents with girls, 2 tents with staff) and a wash house with flush toilets and hot showers. One unit allows for 24 campers to live indoors in a troop house.

A typical day will include a variety of activities such as swimming, boating, arts & crafts, sports and games, nature, hiking, campfires and cooking, just to name a few. Some activities are planned to include the entire camp.

Three meals a day are served family style in our Dining Hall. You will also have the opportunity to cook out over a fire with the girls.

In working with your unit, you will be helping the campers plan the activities they would like to do.



Time Off. It's Important.

Having your own private time is very important. Camp provides a staff house on camp where you can relax. We are able to provide transportation into town for evenings and days off.


Each staff person will receive:


What about Training?

Staff training is your time to learn how to do your job at camp. Because the work we do is so important, our pre-camp training is five days. By working and playing together we will become a team, enabling our campers to experience a terrific summer.


Pre-Camp Training Goals


We are easy to contact.

Laura Bissett-Carr
Manager, Program & Outdoor Services
Girl Scouts of Nassau County at Blue Bay
103 Flaggy Hole Rd

East Hampton, NY 11937




Smoking is permitted in designated areas only.

Drugs and Alcohol have no place at camp. Consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors (under 21 years of age) while employed at Camp Blue Bay is prohibited and is grounds for dismissal. Absolutely no alcoholic beverages may be brought into camp and no one may return to camp under the influence.

The use of any controlled substance while employed at Camp Blue Bay is absolutely prohibited. Persons violating this policy will be subject to termination and legal prosecution.

These policies apply to all staff during the entire agreement period-when on duty and during time off.


Can I earn credit for school?

Some schools will give you credit for an internship at camp. We will be glad to help you with the necessary paperwork. And, yes it WILL look good on your resume'. DON'T BE SURPRISED if in future job interviews, you talk more about your camp job than any other job on your resume'. Most business leaders understand and appreciate the challenge and value gained from being a camp counselor. The teamwork, leadership, decision making, problem solving, and communication skills you learn and practice at camp will help you succeed in whatever career you choose.


How do I apply?

Please download the application and three reference forms. Mail the completed application to the address below and distribute the three reference forms to be returned directly to us. After receiving your references, we will contact you to set up an interview in person or by telephone. For the safety of all campers and staff, a background check will be run if you are offered a position.

Laura Bissett-Carr

Manager, Program & Outdoor Services
Girl Scouts of Nassau County at Blue Bay
103 Flaggy Hole Rd

East Hampton, NY 11937


What are the staff benefits?


Girl Scouts of Nassau County is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.