Become part of Camp Massasoit

Who says camp is only for kids? As one of our Camp Massasoit counselors, you'll be able to experience the joy of camp while also leading and shaping young minds. Apply below to join us. 

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Thank you for your interest in a summer camp position at Camp Massasoit. Our staff is a select team of individuals carefully chosen for their enthusiasm, leadership skills, and dedication to providing the highest quality camp experience to our campers and the overall program.

About Camp Massasoit

Camp Massasoit is a multi-recreational and educational camp for boys and girls ages 5 to 16 years, located on the East Campus of Springfield College. Through our programming, we strive to provide a character-developing environment that embodies Springfield College’s Humanics mission of equally educating the spirit, mind, and body.

We have four camp offerings.

Day Camp

  • Ages 5 to 12
  • Activities include challenge course, swimming, boating, archery, nature, and outdoor skills, games, arts and crafts, and themed “All Camp” days

Adventure Camps: Ages 11 to 16

Voyager Camp

  • Ages 11 to 13
  • Allows campers to take their first step toward becoming independent adventurers without the pressure of an overnight

Walk-A-Bout

  • Ages 12 to 14
  • Furthers outdoor skills through the education of fundamental wilderness competencies in conjunction with team-building and leadership skills with one overnight experience

Adventure Camp

  • Ages 14 to 16
  • First week will be spent preparing for a four-night wilderness trip that takes place Monday through Friday of the second week

Schedule

We operate for nine weeks each summer, which includes a week of staff training and four, two-week sessions. In 2018, our staff-training week will be June 18 through June 22, covering approximately 40 hours of training. Our day camp is operational Monday through Friday, June 25 through Aug. 17, 2018.

Apply

Review our downloadable forms for all of the documents necessary to compile a complete application packet. All of this information will better educate you about our summer programs, including our philosophy, mission, and goals.

New Staff Members

Please complete the new staff application, provide three written reference forms, an essay, and an activity plan. Once all of this has been received by our office, an interview may be offered. If not, a letter will be sent thanking you for taking the time to apply.

Returning Staff Members

Please complete the returning staff application. Returning staff members who are looking for a different position at camp must also submit a new activity plan that corresponds to the new position you’re looking to fulfill.

Applications must be submitted no later than March 9, 2018.

Next Steps

Employment decisions will be made after the interview process is completed and all references have been contacted. If the decision is made to offer you a position, we will contact you and send employment agreement to the address listed on your application. If employment is not offered, we will contact you by mail.

We encourage you to apply early since there are a limited number of positions on our team.

If you have any questions about our camp, feel free to contact us at (413) 740-5011. We look forward to receiving your application!