Summer Jobs at Roughing It
Make a Difference in Children's Lives!
Hear what our Staff has to say about Roughing It!
As a summer camp counselor you can have a positive impact on campers and their future!
Why Work at Roughing It?
Make a Difference
As a staff member, you have a deep and lasting positive impact on campers and their future.
Graduate schools and employers value work experience from Roughing It.
Fun & Friends
Get out into the fresh air and pleasant California weather for the summer. Make many new staff 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. Their dream of founding and directing their own camp became a reality when they opened Roughing It Day Camp in 1972.
Roughing It offers an outdoor camp curriculum that emphasizes positive growth and self esteem. Campers look to our tremendous staff as role models and that is why we hold counselors to the highest standard. Staff instill team work, cooperation, friendship, and establish a wonderful camp community. Activities are lesson based, to challenge campers with new skills and encourage them to be the best they can be.