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Returning Staff -

Your Growth

2024 Camp Director Hiring Now Open - Level Up This Summer!

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Assistant Camp Director

Leadership experience preferred

Assistant Camp Directors play a vital role in creating a positive camp experience for campers, their families and our Summer Staff. As a member of the Camp Leadership team, you will support the smooth operation of a single camp location— supervising staff, planning programs, delighting parents, and so much more!

Summer Instructor (aka Lead Instructor)

Classroom or kid experience preferred

Summer Instructors bring to life Galileo’s curriculum, teaching a different theme each week, thoughtfully created by our year-round curriculum design team. We believe that our approach to learning isn’t merely a philosophy—it is a tool that will help shape the worldview of future innovators.

Summer Camp Counselor (aka Team Leader)

Kid experience preferred

Summer Camp Counselors, or Team Leaders as we call them at Galileo, are the single most consistent presence in the experience of each Camp Galileo camper, and have the greatest potential impact on each camper’s summer. They stay with the same set of campers throughout the week and create physical and emotional safety of each and every camper within a team.

Summer Operations Intern

Summer Operation Interns have the opportunity to develop leadership skills while contributing to the success of camp. With a positive attitude and initiative, you’ll be an essential part of the team that empowers our campers to be innovators who envision and create a better world!

Substitute Instructor

Classroom or kid experience preferred

Jump in to teach a variety of age groups and curriculum at a few sites with a flexible schedule.

Substitute Team Leader

Kid experience preferred

Jump in to guide and inspire a variety of campers at a few sites with a flexible schedule.


Here’s how it works:

• Find the right position and general location
• Answer a few questions. That’s it!

Pick the role that seems right, and we’ll work with you to determine the best next step.


January 25th: Returning staff applications go live!
February: We review returning staff applications.

The earlier we know you’d like to return and in which role, the better. Applying by February guarantees your application is considered before new candidates.

Camp Locations

Galileo offers 70+ in-person camp locations. Click on a location to see work dates.

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