We are looking for responsible young adults who are looking to make a difference and have an incredible summer! Young People’s of Brooklyn has been owned and operated by the same family for 44 years. During that time we have provided memorable summers for over 15,000 camp aged children from every part of Brooklyn.

Come work at Young People’s of Brooklyn this summer! Enjoy 8 weeks of fun-filled adventures, experiences, and trips throughout the five boroughs of New York City. Our campers are a diverse group of students whose ages range from 4-14.

Lead Counselors are responsible for guiding small groups of about 15 school aged children through our daily schedule which includes; sports, games, arts and crafts, swimming, trips to various locations, special activities & presentations. Junior Counselors assist Lead Counselors in all activities listed above.

Apply if you are an outgoing, talented, patient, high-energy individual! Junior Counselors must be 16 or older with working papers. Lead Counselors must be 18 or older. Preferred applicants will be pursuing careers in the field of education.

  • The 2016 camp season is 8 weeks long, Monday-Friday:
  • Tuesday 7/5- Friday 8/26 (No Camp on Monday, July 4th)
  • The camp day lasts from 8:30 am-4:00 pm.
  • We are looking for at least a 7 week commitment from our counselors; an 8 week commitment would be even better!
  • We offer competitive salaries. Compensation is contingent on position, education and experience.
  • There are bonus opportunities and incentives based on performance and punctual attendance.

  • For serious consideration, send resume toadmin@ypdcbrooklyn.camp or mail to YPDC ℅ Jobs Department 5202 Avenue N Brooklyn, NY 11234. Please include a paragraph explaining why you want to work with children, and what age group you would prefer working with. If emailing, please put in subject line that you are applying for Counselor Position. *YOU WILL ONLY HAVE TO FILL OUT AN APPLICATION IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW*

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