Summer Jobs at Roughing It
Make a Difference in Children's Lives
What Our Staff Have to Say
As a summer camp counselor you will have a positive impact on campers and their future.
Why Work at Roughing It?
Make a Difference
As a camp counselor, you will have a deep and lasting positive impact on campers and their future.
Employers and graduate schools recognize the value of the leadership & teamwork you’ll learn at Roughing It.
Fun & Friends
Get outdoors this summer, connect with nature, and make lots of new camp friends.
Roughing It is one of the highest paying camps in California.
The Roughing It Story
Roughing It is owned and operated by Ann & Hobie Woods, who have many years of experience in organized summer camps and youth leadership. They founded Roughing It Day Camp in 1972.
Roughing It offers an outdoor camp curriculum that emphasizes positive growth and self esteem. Campers look to our staff as role models. Staff instill team work, cooperation, friendship, and establish a wonderful camp community. Activities are focused on skill development and encourage campers to be the best they can be.