Summer Employment

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Looking for a rewarding and impactful way to spend the summer? Our team’s purpose is to foster growth, learning, and fun for our campers during their summer program experience! There is no better feeling than changing a camper’s life and providing them with lifelong memories.

Our staff are trained in best practices for youth programming, including leadership, critical thinking, and interpersonal communication. The application process includes submission of an online application and a personal interview, which is typically conducted by phone or Zoom.

Note: Mercersburg does not employ summer staff under the age of 16.
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The Process:

  1. Complete the online application by using this link.
  2. Upload supplementary forms to accompany the online application. (Note: resumes are not required for counselor positions.)
  3. The deadline for employment applications is rolling. Once a completed application is received, we will contact you to schedule an interview. Applications will be accepted until all of the positions have been filled.

Why work at a summer camp?

Unsure about working at a camp this summer? The links below may help you make your decision. Click through to learn how working at a summer program can boost your skill set and resume!


Mercersburg Academy abides by both the spirit and the letter of the law in all its employment and admission policies. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.