Health Career Camp Counselors


Job Description and Application Instructions

Camp counselors receive room and board, as well as a stipend. Counselors report for orientation on Sunday and assist through camp dismissal on Thursday evening).

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the students on outings to hospitals/clinics/schools etc., keeping them on time, reminding them to act professionally etc.
  • Interacting with students, answering questions, developing a trusting relationship with students
  • Making presentations to campers about your experiences (choosing the right college, how to study for college tests, etc.)
  • Attending all scheduled activities and supervising students during these activities
  • Assisting with team building activities on the first day
  • Staying in dorms with students, enforcing curfews, providing nightly activities
  • Basic first aid if necessary
  • Assisting with camp set up on Sunday before campers arrive
  • Assisting with registration and orientation activities
  • Co-leading daily check-in meetings
  • Transportation assistance: Madison, Lakeshore, LaCrosse – act as driver (mini-vans are used to transport students; counselors will need valid driver authorization.) Fox Valley – help usher students on and off of buses

How to apply:

To apply for a counselor position at a Health Careers Camp, send the following information to the camp director of the camp you are interested in:
  • Completed online application (links are specific to each camp)
  • Two letters of reference (references can be from a college instructor, school representative, and/or employer)
  • Your resume


Opportunities in 2017

Northwest AHEC Region
Hudson Area Camp
June 12 - June 15
Link to application and more information
Camp Director: Brad Gingras

North Central AHEC Region
UW-Stevens Point Camp
July 9 - July 12
Link to application and more information
Camp Director: Christina Patrin

Northeastern AHEC Region
Fox Valley Area Camp
June 25 - June 29
Lakeshore Area Camp
July 16 - July 20
Link to applications and more information
Camp Director: Brenda Birringer

Scenic Rivers AHEC Region
UW-La Crosse Camp
June 18 - June 21
UW-Platteville Camp
June 25 - June 28
Link to applications and more information
Camp Director: Bob Matysik

South Central AHEC Region
Edgewood College Camp
June 18 - June 22
Link to application
Camp Director: Kari Steck