Camp Lokanda

About Camp Lokanda

Camp Lokanda is one of the premier summer camps on the eastern coast of the United States. We are located 2 hours from New York City, set in the beautiful Catskill Mountains overlooking Lake Loch Ada–from which our camp is named. Established in 1937, we are a coed traditional sleep-away camp and have about 475 campers, ranging from ages 7 to 16 and around 250 staff members from all over the world.

Lokanda prides itself on being a safe and fun environment for everyone to grow and develop. As you take good care of our campers, we in turn take good care of you. We provide a great salary as well as housing, food and laundry service for the summer.

We are looking for outgoing, charismatic and passionate individuals that want an amazing summer experience. We hope you join our team! This isn't just a summer job, you are joining a worldwide family and community.

Camp Lokanda offers many types of positions including:
-Coaches/Instructors for all land and water sports, arts and STEM (and more!)
-General Counselors
-Student Nurses, RN’s and Doctors

Why Lokanda?
-Satisfy school internship requirements and earn credits if needed with a dedicated Internship Supervisor to ensure you succeed.
-Get paid to build your resume and have an amazing experience being at camp making friends from around the world while having an impact in the lives of children.
-Be in nature.
-Meals, housing, laundry, entertainment included.
-Explore the great attractions of the Sullivan Catskill Region on your time off, just 1.5 hours from NYC.

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We hope to see your application soon!

Our internships are part of our hired camp counselor positions; there is one application.

Thank you for considering us! If you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out.

Position Requirements:
-Available to be at camp from the middle of June thru the middle of August (exact dates depend on position)
-Reference and Background Check
-Excellent with kids


Camp Counselor

June 2021 - August 2021 Glen Spey, NY
“The physical environment of Camp Lokanda was beautiful.”

General Counselor

June 2018 - August 2018 Glen Spey, NY
“What is there not to like about Camp Lokanda? The job is so rewarding and the best type of job you can get. The summer is magic and you don't know it until you leave. The campus is gorgeous, the activities are fun and exciting, theres never a dull moment-- even on rainy days! ”
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Questions & Answers

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