Dates & Training

2022 Camp Dates for Staff and Junior Counselors

All Counselors, Program Staff, Administrative Staff

Required for: Group Counselors, Assistant Group Counselors, Reservoir, Waterfront, and Swim Counselors, Administrative Staff

Mini Orientation (new staff only)TBD- late May or early June. We will accommodate academic & exam schedules.
Staff TrainingMonday through Saturday, June 6 – 11
For staff with exams the week of June 6, please email jobs@roughingit.com for alternative staff training options.
Camp SeasonMondays – Fridays, June 13 – August 5. Roughing It gives preference to staff who can work the full summer.  Please include any date conflicts when you complete our staff application.
Staff Meetings / In Service Training7-9 pm: June 14, June 28, July 12, July 26

Administrative Staff

Required for: Directors, Assistant Directors, and all Staff Supervisors

All Staff DatesAdmin staff must also attend dates listed above for all staff.
Administrative Staff TrainingSaturday, May 28 – Monday, May 30 (required)
May 31 – June 3 (prep week)

Support Staff

Required for Office Assistant, Maintenance, Media Assistant

Mini Orientation (new staff only)TBD- late May or early June. We will accommodate academic & exam schedules.
Staff TrainingMonday – Friday, June 6 – 10
For staff with exams the week of June 6, please email jobs@roughingit.com for alternative staff training options.
Summer SeasonMondays – Fridays, June 13 – August 5. Roughing It gives preference to staff who can work the full summer.  Please include any date conflicts when you complete our staff application.

Junior Counselors

Junior Counselors must attend all days of staff training and must commit to at least two sessions of camp.

Staff TrainingMonday – Friday, June 6 – 10
Tuesday J.C. MeetingEvery Tuesday, 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Day Camp SessionsSession 1 – June 13 – June 24
Session 2 – June 27 – July 8
Session 3 – July 11 – July 22
Session 4 – July 25 – August 5