Application For Employment

Camp Thorpe is a summer camp for children and adults with special health needs. We are dedicated to helping our campers enjoy a camping experience regardless of their special need. We are looking for Head Counselors, General Counselors, Specialty Counselors in Arts & Crafts, Nature, Sports, Swim, Music, Dance, Nurses, Cook, Kitchen and Laundry staff. If you are interested in helping others, you are encouraged to apply.

  • Dear Applicant,

    Thank you for considering employment opportunities for the upcoming summer at Camp Thorpe! We are looking for qualified and energetic counselors and staff who are interested in working with children and adults with special health needs. Staff in the past have found the experience to be both professionally enriching and a lot of fun.”It is a life altering experience” The philosophy from which we function is a simple one, "The purpose of Camp Thorpe is to help individuals leave a camping experience with good health, enhanced self-respect and respect for others, new leisure skills and an expanded respect for nature." Currently, camping experiences are provided to children and adults with a variety of physical and mental challenges. Camp Thorpe's tradition, created amongst the natural elements of the Vermont Green Mountains, provides these experiences to campers regardless of handicap or financial means. The original philosophy created a support structure that would enable the Camp to offer camperships for partial or full tuition for families needing financial assistance. We are fortunate to have a fine physical facility which includes an outdoor pavilion, craft house, a lodge, an infirmary, a large dining hall with a multipurpose room, cabins for campers and staff, a pool, pond, playground and tennis court. Trails through the surrounding woods lead to cabins that are often used for picnic activities. Counselor Orientation will involve Camp procedures, CPR/AED and First Aide, conflict resolution and general program development using the experiences and strengths of the staff. This orientation will develope skills needed to have a safe and fun filled experience for all involved. An Employment Application is included above. If you continue to be interested in pursuing a position, please fill it out and return it to me. I ask that you also provide me with the names and phone numbers of three people who are familiar with your work and are willing to serve as a reference for you. If you have questions prior to filling out the application, do not hesitate to contact me by calling 1-802-247-6611 or email me at [email protected] I look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely, Kathy Laframboise, RN, Director
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  • Nature

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