Jobs @ The Shoe

Have You Got What it Takes?

Our phenomenal staff are the heart and soul of a successful Horseshoe summer.

At Horseshoe, we’re committed to excellence and we’re looking for the best. We want staff who will take this job as seriously as we do! “Shoe” staff members are high-energy, passionate people who want to work hard, give their all, and make a positive impact in the lives of our boys. If you are that person, we can’t wait to meet you!

Staff applicants must be available from June 8 – August 8, 2024

2024 Season Dates

  • Pre-camp Orientation: June 8 – June 17
  • Full Session: June 17 – August 8
  • First Session: June 17 – July 12
  • Second Session: July 14 – August 8
  • Visiting Weekend: July 12 – July 13

*Note: Staff applicants must be available from June 8 – August 8, 2024

Cabin Counselors

Cabin Counselors are enthusiastic, nurturing individuals who live with and care for a group of campers and are assigned to various activities throughout the day. Cabin counselors are fun-loving, spirited, responsible and conscientious. They must have patience, compassion, fairness, great listening skills and the ability to relate to kids. We look for applicants who have some experience working with children. The minimum age to be a Cabin Counselor is having completed freshman year in college.

Each Summer, we hire counselors who can “teach or  work in” the following activities:

BasketballUltimate FrisbeeInstruction
FootballRopes CourseSailing
Division Heads

Division Heads are counselors within the division, they lead and are direct supervisors of the campers and counselors. They are responsible for keeping everything running smoothly in their division. Division Heads maintain an open line of communication and support the emotional/physical health for all. They help set the overall positive tone ensuring a welcoming environment for everyone. Division Heads also teach activities during the day.

Division Heads are older college students or college graduates with experience in summer camping, youth work or education.

Program Specialists

Program Specialists are individuals who have expertise in a specific activity, and work full-time in that program area. Some specialists live in staff housing and some live in cabins with campers. Specialists who do not live with campers will have additional evening responsibilities and will assist with the planning of some all-camp activities and special events. Applicants must demonstrate a strong aptitude in their specialty area and must have experience teaching/coaching children.

Health Center Staff

Camp Horseshoe has 3 full-time RNs on staff. Nurses must be licensed RN’s who love and understand children, have excellent communication skills, and are licensed in Wisconsin (we can assist with this process).

Support Staff

Support Staff are critical to the functioning of camp and are a crucial part of the camp community. Jobs in this area include working in Food Service, Maintenance, Office, and Transportation.