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Summer Camp Basketball Counselor (Internship credit available)

We are currently looking for experienced and qualified individuals to teach basketball this summer! Camp Weequahic is a 6-week residential camp located in Northeast Pennsylvania (about 3 hours from New York City). Our basketball instructors will live in-bunk with campers and will teach basketball for approximately 6 hours a day! The Basketball Instructor position includes: The instruction and coaching of children from the ages 8-15 years with all different skill levels. Develop and implement lesson plans. Work alongside Basketball Director and other Basketball Instructors. We offer a great salary with room and board included.

Our dates for this summer are June 14- August 12, and our first year counselors typically make $2000 salary plus a $300 travel stipend, along with room and board.

The Employee Experience:

Being a staff member at Camp Weequahic is much more than a summer job, it's a unique experience in idyllic surroundings and an opportunity to realize your full potential as you help others realize theirs. You’ll meet people from all over the US and build a network that will last beyond just the summer. Weequahic is a community that encourages growth, teamwork, and provides professional development and ongoing feedback. We help bring out the best in our people and want you to join us!


This contract offers a competitive salary based on experience and includes travel expense reimbursement, housing, staff shirts, laundry service, three meals a day (plus snacks!) and WiFi.

During days off, staff spend their time hiking, spending a day exploring nearby Scranton--shopping or seeing a show, and taking in everything Pennsylvania has to offer. If you decide to stay on camp, staff can hang out in our staff lounge, workout in the fitness center, or use sailboats, kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddle boards on the lake or just relax on the beach at the waterfront.

Apply! You can learn more about Camp Weequahic and apply by visiting our website: Please contact our staffing coordinator, James, at with any questions