Staff & Employment

Updated: November 12, 2018

Looking for an exciting and rewarding experience where you can make a real difference in a child's life? This is the place for you! We currently have openings for camp counselors, nurses, wilderness trip leaders and other positions.

Kingsley Pines is a coed, noncompetitive, overnight camp for ages 8-16 located on Panther Lake in Raymond, Maine. The camp season begins June 7, 2019. It consists of one week of staff orientation, eight weeks of children's camp, and two weeks of family camp. The employment period varies between nine and eleven weeks, ending either August 10 or August 23. Most jobs are residential and provide room and board.

We have the following openings for summer 2019:

COUNSELORS: The core of the camp staff. Candidates should be caring, enthusiastic and have a genuine concern for children. Counselors supervise, lead, guide and live with a group of 3-10 children. They also teach activities (see list below). These positions require maturity, creativity and a strong commitment to children. Click here to learn more about being a counselor. Candidates must be at least age 18 and have graduated from high school before January 1, 2019.

We need counselors who can instruct one or more of the following activities: Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Canoeing, Ceramics & Pottery, Dance (jazz & hip-hop), Fencing, Fiber Arts, Football, Golf, Jewelry, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Nature, Outdoor Living Skills, Photography (Darkroom), Rock Climbing, Ropes Course (High), Ropes Course (Low), Sailing, Soccer, Stained Glass, Swimming, Tennis, Theater (Directing), Theater (Technical), Theater (Pianist), Visual Art (2-D), Visual Art (3-D), Ukulele, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Windsurfing, Woodworking and Yoga.

NURSE: Responsible for the daily health care needs of campers and staff members, including first aid, emergency care, dispensing medications, health related communication with parents/doctors and record management. Each nurse lives in a private cabin, with its own bathroom, separate from the Health Center. RN is required. Benefits include competitive salary, private living quarters, beautiful location, delicious meals, and chances to participate in camp activities.

WILDERNESS TRIP LEADER: Plan, organize, and lead a variety of two day and one night wilderness camping trips in Maine and New Hampshire. Activities include hiking, canoeing, swimming and sea kayaking. Help campers gain an appreciation for the outdoors and gain confidence by having new experiences. Seeking candidates with one of the following: previous experience/training leading wilderness trips, participation in a university outing club, student experience with NOLS, Outward Bound or a similar organization. Wilderness First Aid and Lifeguarding certifications are required. We can arrange for you to get these certifications, if you do not already have them. Must be age 21 or older and have a clean driving record.

How To Apply

To apply for a counselor position click here.

To apply for a foodservice position submit an online application or send your resume to Alan Kissack by email

To apply for any other position, please send your resume to Alan Kissack by email

Attention International Candidates: We do not hire staff members from foreign countries directly. Like many other camps, we utilize the services of an international staffing agency. The agencies we use are CIEE Camp Exchange USA, Camp Leaders and IENA.

If you have any questions or want to know more about Kingsley Pines, contact Alan Kissack at or call 207-894-9030. He would be happy to speak with you.