Thanks for your interest in serving on the Calumet summer staff of 2020! Applications for next summer arrive on OCTOBER 31. Working at Calumet will be the one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. How do we know? Alums tell us! Calumet's Resident Camp for Kids has been going strong for over 55 years. That's 55+ summers' worth of young adults who talk about their year(s) on staff being the best summer(s) ever. If you love helping kids think, and wonder, and have tons of fun -- this is the place for you.
Every candidate goes through an application process which includes filling out an application form, submitting STAFF REFERENCE FORMS, and participating in an interview process (among other things). This page is to help people figure out the application process and to be successful in getting all the steps and paperwork completed in a timely fashion.
Calumet is now accepting applications from potential candidates for positions in one of the Leadership Training programs. There are important details about the training options, the dates of the programs, and the ins and outs of eligibility that all potential candidates will need to know in order to successfully complete an application process. Find that information by clicking the "Trainee Applicant Information" button below.
Summer staff positions
Calumet's summer staff is THE BEST STAFF ANYWHERE. We take summer camp incredibly seriously and promise parents that their children will not only have tons of fun, but that they'll be supervised by the most excellent young adults we can find. See what we tell the world about OUR STAFF. Serving on Calumet's staff is a privilege. If you have what it takes to be part of our fantastic team, we'd love to have you! Calumet is now accepting applications from potential candidates to serve as Program Directors, Department Heads, Resident Camp Unit Leaders, Day Camp Unit Leader, Resident Camp Counselors, Day Camp Counselors, Family & Adult Camp Staff, Lifeguards, Maintenance Staff, Dining Services -- everything! To begin the application process, click on the "Apply for Summer Staff" button below.
Cook for Conference Center and Cook for Lakeside
If you or someone you know is interested in serving as a Cook in either the Conference Center or the Lakeside Dining Hall, please contact Chef Wade by clicking the "2020 Cook" button below.
Lakeside Dining Hall Staff
If you or someone you know is interested in serving on the Lakeside Dining Hall staff with Adrien -- Calumet's fantastic leader of the Lakeside Dining Hall -- please contact Adam by clicking the "2020 Work with Adrien" button below.