Congratulations to all the teens and tweens graduating this week and next. Also, great job to the ones who successfully completed the school year.

Now that you can think of something other than global history, it’s time to focus on summer work. Here are camps that hire young adults. Some also have training programs for young teens.

Good luck and enjoy the summer!

The Park Slope Day Camp
339 8th St, Windsor Terrace, Bay Ridge, Carroll Gardens as well as 2 Park Slope locations, 718-788-PSDC (7732)
You must be at least 17 to work at Park Slope Day Camp. They are especially looking for people who have unique skills. Park Slope Day Camp also has a special leadership program for raising 9th and 10th graders.

Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace and North Williamsburg
1224 Prospect Ave (at Vanderbilt)  Kensington, Park Slope, South Slope, North Slope, Ditmas Park and Windsor Terrace
Contact:, 718-407-6377
16 year olds can apply to be an Assistant Head Counselor. You can apply to work for 2-week periods or for the entire 9-week summer. Email resume to

Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program
BCAP is now accepting applications for summer jobs and internships, and for BCAPteen. You’ll have to contact them for information about age and experience requirements. 

Marks JCH Summer Day Camp
7802 Bay Parkway, Bensonhurst, 718-331-6800
Counselor-in-Training jobs are available for teens as young as 14. Older teens can apply for Assistant Counselor and Head Counselor positions.

Packer Summer Camp
170 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn Heights, 718-250-0200
Packer has a unique Counselor-in-Training program for 13 and 14 year olds.  They are paired with two educators who will mentor them, “on developing proper communication skills, games and activities for the preschool and elementary age child, and conflict resolution techniques.”

Park Explorers
611 8th Avenue, Park Slope, 718-788-3620
If you are 15, you can apply to the Counselor-in-Training program at Park Explorers.

Would you like to be included on our lists? Contact Dina.
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