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Each week, Junior Counselors are team players who are willing to work in any program as needed. While there may be opportunities to specialize in a particular camp program throughout the summer, our Junior Counselors are characterized by their dedication, flexibility, and willingness to work with campers of all ages and interests.   Camper ages: 3-12 years old (program dependent) Activities include: sports and tournament games in Multi-Sport; story time and music in Day & Junior Day; science challenges and art in Innovators, Inc. Supervisor: Assistant Site Director Schedule: 7:45 am – 3:30 pm, Monday – Friday
Job Title
Junior Counselor, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
The Digital Marketing and Social Media Intern, aka “The Blogger,” works primarily on-site at one of our award-winning Headfirst Summer Camps locations in the greater Washington, D.C. metro areas. The Blogger is responsible for packaging and promoting the camp experience to enrolled families via a camp blog and various social media channels that are updated throughout the day with photos and captions to give families insight and visibility into their camper’s activities. A successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills and the attention to detail necessary to create exceptional work product representative of the Headfirst Companies’ brand.   This posting is specific for this role at our Maryland location. To apply for this position in Washington, D.C., click here; or, to apply for this position in Virginia, click here.   Camper ages: 3-12 years old Daily subject matter: art, story time, sports, music, moon bounce, playground, STEM, aquatics, court and field sports, team building, snack, lunch, group games Supervisor: Summer Camps Marketing Team at Headquarters Schedule: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday - - One week of pre-camp training takes place at Headfirst Headquarters in Washington, DC - The remainder of the summer is onsite at one of our camp locations in DC, Maryland, or Virginia Locations: - - Maryland: Bethesda - DC: Cathedral Heights, NW DC; Palisades, NW DC; Brookland, NE DC - Virginia: Oakton
Job Title
Intern, Digital Marketing, Blogging & Social Media, Headfirst Summer Camps, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
Our Day & Junior Day Camp program offers our youngest campers the opportunity to sample all the fun and excitement of their very first summer camp experience. The Day & Junior Day Camp Program Leader is passionate about both youth development, and actively works during the summer to facilitate growth in our campers and counselors. Curricula are camper-centered and purpose driven, and focus on providing an opportunity for our youngest campers to experience the world through the power of play.   Camper ages: 3-6 years old Activities include: art, story time, swimming, sports and games, music and movement, moon bounce, playground, STEM Weekly themes include: Animals, superheroes, insects, outer space Your team: Day & Junior Day Camp Counselors, Junior Counselors Supervisor: Site Director Schedule: 7:15 am – 3:45 pm Monday; 7:30 am – 3:45 pm Tuesday-Friday
Job Title
Day & Junior Day Camp Program Leader, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
Each week, the Innovators, Inc. Program Leader will support campers as they collaborate on projects to solve a culminating problem centered in STEM & the creative arts.  While working alongside their team members, the Innovators, Inc. Program Leader will facilitate transformational learning opportunities for campers, providing the enthusiasm necessary to bring the projects to life.   Camper ages: 7-9 years old Activities include: team-building, group games, field trips and guest expert workshops, science challenges, art projects Weekly themes include: Oceanography, cooking, urban design, sports science  Your team: Innovators, Inc. Counselors, Junior Counselors Supervisor: Site Director Schedule: 7:15 am – 3:45 pm Monday, 7:30 am – 3:45 pm Tuesday – Friday  
Job Title
Innovators, Inc. Program Leader, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
The Multi-Sport Program Leader is passionate about both sports and education, and actively works during the summer to facilitate growth in our campers and counselors. While serving as a role model for their counselors, the Multi-Sport Program Leader will produce transformative experiences through our curriculum, encouraging every camper to build character through the lens of sports instruction.   Camper ages: 6-12 years old Activities include: field & court sports including basketball, soccer, floor hockey, flag football; PE-style games consisting of hungry hippos and capture the flag; mental agility and mindset; tournament competitions; team spirit activities Your team: Multi-Sport Counselors, Junior Counselors Supervisor: Site Director Schedule: 7:15 am – 3:45 pm Monday, 7:30 am – 3:45 pm Tuesday – Friday  
Job Title
Multi-Sport Program Leader, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
Responsible for both the management of the onsite team across all levels and camper behavior, the Assistant Site Director is a decisive and thoughtful educator, able to proactively organize for programmatic success and respond compassionately to daily needs. Reporting to and collaborating closely with the Site Director, they are a natural leader who values personal connections with their team.   Camper ages: 3-12 years old Activities include: art, story time, sports, music, moon bounce, playground, STEM, aquatics, court and field sports, team-building Your team: Junior Counselors, Counselors, Program Leaders, Specialists, Coordinators, Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Extended Day Staff Supervisor: Site Director Schedule: 7:00 am – 3:45 pm Monday – Friday 
Job Title
Assistant Site Director, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
The Extended Day (PMX) Coordinator is a committed, customer-service focused leader who will work seamlessly with the Extended Day Lead Counselor to run safe and fun after-camp activities. As the bridge between camper experience, families, and Headquarters, this individual is a capable communicator and problem-solver, who is willing to be flexible in their responsibilities as needed.   Camper ages: 3-12 years old Activities include: arts and crafts, story time, playground, snack, court sports Your team: Extended Day Lead Counselor, Extended Day Counselors Supervisor: Site Director Schedule: 1:00 pm – 6:15 pm Monday; 2:00 pm – 6:15 pm, Tuesday – Friday Additional opportunities: Daytime programming support (10:00 am arrival)
Job Title
Extended Day Coordinator, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
Reporting to the Site Director, the Logistics Coordinator will provide smooth and efficient operation of their site, allowing both campers and counselors to make the most of their summer. Acting as the epicenter of successful camp operations, they will spend most of each day outdoors, ensuring all camp programs and activities are ready throughout the day. - - Camper ages: 3-12 years old - Activities include: art, story time, sports, music, moon bounce, playground, STEM, aquatics, court and field sports, team-building, snack, lunch, group challenges - Supervisor: Site Director - Schedule: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday 
Job Title
Logistics Coordinator, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
The Safety & First Aid Coordinator manages all aspects of the Headfirst camp experience related to the health and well-being of campers and staff. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, careful management of camper medication, oversight of all safety procedures and policies, communicating safety updates to families and Headquarters as needed, and the safekeeping of confidential camper and staff information.   Camper ages: 3-12 years old Staff ages: 16+ years old Camp activities include: art, field and court sports, moon bounce, playground, science, field trips, guest workshops, robotics, swim instruction, inflatable water slide, snack, lunch, program meetings, morning and afternoon carpool Supervisor: Site Director Schedule: 7:15 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday
Job Title
Safety & First Aid Coordinator, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
Every ship needs a captain, and as the leading authority on site, the Site Directorlead all campers and staff with unparalleled levels of dedication, integrity, and professionalism. Reporting directly to our Headquarters team, and managing a team of onsite leadership, the Site Director is a dynamic, personable leader who embodies the spirit of camp.   Camper ages: 3-12 years old Activities include: art, story time, sports, music, moon bounce, playground, STEM, aquatics, court and field sports, team-building, field trips, guest expert workshops, all-program meetings, special themed events Your team: Junior Counselors, Counselors, Program Leaders, Specialists, Coordinators, Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Extended Day Staff, Assistant Site Director Supervisor: Manager of Summer Programs, Headfirst Headquarters Schedule: - In-season (late June through August): 6:45 am – 3:45 pm Monday – Friday - Pre-season (May and early June): select evenings and weekends for training and site preparation
Job Title
Site Director, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
Our Day & Junior Day Camp program offers our youngest campers the opportunity to sample all the fun and excitement of their very first summer camp experience. Curricula are camper-centered and purpose driven, and focus on providing an opportunity for our youngest campers to experience the world through the power of play.   Camper ages: 3-6 years old Activities include: art, story time, swimming, sports and games, music and movement, moon bounce, playground, STEM Weekly themes include: Animals, superheroes, insects, outer space Supervisor: Day & Junior Day Camp Program Leader Schedule: 7:45 am – 3:30 pm, Monday – Friday Additional opportunities: Morning Extended Day (7:15 am arrival); Afternoon Extended Day (3:30-6:00 pm daily)
Job Title
Day & Junior Day Camp Counselor, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
Each week, the Innovators, Inc. Counselors will support campers as they collaborate on theme-based projects to solve a culminating problem centered in STEM & the creative arts. If you like team-building and guiding others to have their lightbulb moments, this is the role for you.   Camper ages: 7-9 years old Activities include: team-building, group games, field trips and guest expert workshops, science challenges, art projects Weekly themes include: Oceanography, cooking, urban design, sports science   Supervisor: Innovators, Inc. Program Leader Schedule: 7:45 am – 3:30 pm, Monday – Friday Additional opportunities: Morning Extended Day (7:15 am arrival); Afternoon Extended Day (3:30-6:00 pm daily)
Job Title
Innovators, Inc. Counselor, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
Our popular Multi-Sport camp focuses on exposing young athletes to a variety of sports and activities while bringing out each athlete’s personal best. The camp activities rotate weekly and Multi-Sport Counselors work closely as a team to build connections with their groups.   Camper ages: 6-12 years old Activities include: field & court sports including basketball, soccer, floor hockey, flag football; PE-style games consisting of hungry hippos and capture the flag; mental agility and mindset; tournament competitions; team spirit activities Supervisor: Multi-Sport Program Leader Schedule: 7:45 am – 3:30 pm, Monday – Friday Additional opportunities: Morning Extended Day (7:15 am arrival); Afternoon Extended Day (3:30-6:00 pm daily)
Job Title
Multi-Sport Counselor, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
The pool is home to one of our most popular camp activities, where campers of all ages participate in daily recreational or instructional swim time. Our Swim Instructors understand how swimming skills are a crucial development tool for all campers and provide excellent instruction while prioritizing safety. Camper ages: 3-12 years old Activities include: teaching campers to put their faces in the water, blowing bubbles, flipping from front to back, floating on front and back, taking strokes, kicking, adding breaths to strokes, jumping into the pool, guided pool games Supervisor: Aquatics Program Leader Schedule: 7:45 am – 3:30 pm, Monday – Friday Additional opportunities: Morning Extended Day (7:15 am arrival); Afternoon Extended Day (3:30-6:00 pm daily)
Job Title
Swim Instructor, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
The pool is home to one of our most popular camp activities, where campers of all ages participate in daily recreational or instructional swim time. The Aquatics Program Leader will manage our Swim Instructors and Certified Lifeguards, as each member of the Aquatics team understands how swimming instruction is a crucial development tool for all campers.   Camper ages: 3-12 years old Activities include: campers putting their faces in the water, blowing bubbles, flipping from front to back, floating on front and back, taking strokes, kicking, adding breaths to strokes, jumping into the pool Your team: Certified Lifeguards, Swim Instructors Supervisor: Site Director Schedule: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday
Job Title
Aquatics Program Leader, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
Each week of Day & Junior Day Camp has a unique, immersive theme built to capture the imaginations of campers and counselors alike, and the Art Specialist creates a space for hands-on art projects and interactive demonstrations. Art projects are some of the most tangible and hands-on activities campers will do every other day!   Camper ages: 3-6 years old Activities include: mason jar habitats, slime, crafty and themed hats, camouflaged animal searches, wearable dinosaur tails, dinosaur stamping, trains with moving parts Weekly themes include: Animals, superheroes, insects, outer space Supervisor: Day and Junior Day Program Leader Schedule: 7:30 am – 3:45 pm, Monday – Friday 
Job Title
Art Specialist, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
Each week of Day & Junior Day Camp has a unique, immersive theme built to capture the imaginations of campers and counselors alike, and the STEM Specialist creates a space for hands-on science projects and interactive demonstrations. STEM projects are some of the most tangible and hands-on activities campers will do every other day!   Camper ages: 3-6 years old Activities include: mason jar habitats, slime, exploding volcanos, bird beak “feeding” challenges, camouflaged animal searches, rocket ship dioramas Weekly themes include: Animals, superheroes, insects, outer space Supervisor: Day and Junior Day Program Leader Schedule: 7:30 am – 3:45 pm, Monday – Friday 
Job Title
STEM Specialist, MD
Job Location
Bethesda
The Customer Experience Coordinator (CX Coordinator) will serve as a Headfirst Companies Customer Experience Team Ambassador for our customers, acting as the main customer-facing team member for all phone, email, and in-person communication onsite at your camp location. You will be at camp each day, Monday through Friday, managing all customer communications for one of our camp locations (see below).   In coordination with on-site leadership and our Headquarters team, you will ensure customer needs and requests are met, owning the entire process from initiation to completion, bringing our brand to life by delivering only the highest level of customer experience. The CX Coordinator is a dynamic communicator and proactive problem solver who is comfortable speaking with anyone, knowing that maximizing our camper experience is at the heart of what we do.   This posting is specific for this role at our Maryland location. To apply for this position in Washington, D.C., click here; or, to apply for this position in Virginia, click here.   Supervisor: Summer Camps Customer Experience Team at Headquarters Schedule: 7:15 am – 3:30 pm Monday; 7:30 am – 3:30 pm Tuesday – Friday - - One week of pre-camp training takes place at Headfirst Headquarters in Washington, DC - The remainder of the summer is onsite, in-person at one of our camp locations in DC, Maryland, or Virginia - Our camps operate from around June 13 – August 19, 2022, site dependent Locations: - - Maryland: Bethesda - DC: Cathedral Heights, NW DC; Palisades, NW DC; and Brookland, NE DC - Virginia: Oakton
Job Title
Customer Experience Coordinator, MD
Job Location
Bethesda