Applications for Day Camp Counselors are being accepted through April 15, 2020 with Counselor interviews to be held on Sunday, May 3, 2020

No applications will be accepted for the 2020 season after April 15th

 Returning counselors have until April 15th to reapply

(You must reapply each summer)

If you miss us this year, please, try again in 2021 :)    WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR DAY CAMP COUNSELORS

How to Apply for a Counseling Position:

Applications are accepted between January 1st and April 15th each year.  Due to the overwhelming response for positions, no applications will be accepted after April 15th, this includes returning counselors.  Counselor interviews are scheduled for Sunday, May 3.  You will be notified before the week of interviews for your interview time slot.

Teens, if you are interested in working at Sequoia Day Camp this summer, please apply now! Being a camp counselor is a lot of work, although, it is a ton of fun and the pay is good. We are looking for high energy people who are not afraid to speak up, can lead a small group of kids, have great ideas, and most importantly, have a positive attitude! It is very important to have strong work ethics.  Please apply if you don't mind being outdoors in the heat with a bunch of young kids!  They will think you are the greatest!

To apply: Please e-mail Lynn Hawblitzel, day camp director, information about yourself.  In your e-mail, include the following: Name, home phone number, your cell phone number, your mother's/father's cell phone number, your age, and the sessions you are available to work. Tell us about your hobbies, interests, and experience with kids and why you would like to be a counselor. Counselor interviews are held mid-April each year.  We will respond to you with an interview time the week before interviews in April. You do not need letters of reference.  Please send your cover email to Lynn at

Please complete the attached application and return with your email. 

Apply for a Summer Job at Sequoia  (click link for application) Please email your application to Kim Sheridan, club manager, at

As well as emailing your application, please, send a separate email to Lynn Hawblitzel, day camp director, with the following information:

Include name, your email address & cell number, home phone number (if available), one parent email address & cell number, your age, the camp session/s you are available to work, hobbies, interests, whether you are a member at Sequoia (non-member applicants will be accepted), how you heard about Sequoia's day camp, experience with kids and why you think you will be a great counselor!

If you are a returning counselor, you must reapply before April 15th to let us know you would like to return. Returning counselors, who received a positive evaluation at the end of last year, will be placed first. This helps with the consistency of the camp.

*Returning counselors:  If you wait too long to request a spot for the summer, there may not be any left for the specific session you are available to work.  Please don't wait until the last minute to let Lynn Hawblitzel, Day Camp Director, know you want to return.

All inquiries, applications and questions may be sent to:

Lynn Hawblitzel, Sequoia Day Camp Director



-be 13 or 14 years old
-be able to work every day of the session you are hired for
-like kids
-be able to work as a team with a senior counselor
-be able to accept direction
-have a positive attitude!

Paid   $200.00


-be 15 years old or older
-be able to work each day of the session you are hired for
-like kids
-be able to accept direction
-be able to manage a group of kids and work as a team
-have a positive attitude!

Paid   $300.00


We LOVE our volunteers and we need them. If you are 12 years old and would like to spend some time with us at day camp, please e-mail Lynn Hawblitzel, day camp director, Let us know about yourself, your hobbies, interests and your experience with kids. As a counselor in training (c.i.t.) you will be placed with a group for the day. Sometimes that stays the same throughout the session, sometimes, we need to move c.i.t.’s around depending on our needs. You also do not need to commit to a complete session, part of one is fine, and day to day is fine.

Your time will be spent helping the younger campers. That might mean you help them find a lost racket, a towel or shoes. You may need to take a child to the restroom, to swim practice, or help them pack up for the day. Whatever it is, it is helpful to the campers and to all of us. Just remember!! Now YOU are the counselor, not the camper. Your job is to help them have a great time and hopefully you will have a great time too. It will get your foot in the door for when you are old enough to apply for a paid position and see if you like it! Volunteers are not guaranteed a paid position when old enough; it does help us get to know you better though. Think about it!

Lynn Hawblitzel

2020 Sequoia Day Camp Counselor Information (click on link for a printable version)

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