Employment

Creative Summer 2020 Dates

To be considered, Creative Summer staff must commit to the full six week program plus four days of orientation.

  • Orientation: June 16 to June 19, 2020
  • Session 1: June 22 to July 10, 2020
  • Session 2: July 13 to July 31, 2020

The Holton-Arms School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or genetic information in the administration of its hiring, educational policy, admissions, financial aid practices, or of its athletic and other School-administered programs.

2020 Position Availability

Thank you for your interest in working at Creative Summer! Every summer we employ between 225 to 240 Counselors, Junior Counselors, and Counselors-in-Training. Priority is given to returning staff in the hiring process and then interviews are scheduled based on position availability.

Counselor-in-Training Applications will open after the Thanksgiving holiday. Please contact the Creative Summer Office with any questions.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

We are Seeking an experienced Lifeguard/Swim Instructor with interest working with children ages 6-13. This individual should prior swim team or guarding experience. By state law, all Instructors must be CPR/First Aid and Red Cross Certified. Holton has an indoor swim facility and typically have a swim staff of 12-14. As a counselor in our swimming program, you would be working with kids ages 6-13 either teaching them the strokes or lifeguarding, depending on the class period.

Contact the Creative Summer Office.

2020 Staff Applications

Creative Summer Employment Applications

To apply for Creative Summer 2020, please create an account and select the appropriate application

  • Returning Creative Summer Employee (application opens Nov 1)
  • Counselor-in-Training Program (application opens Dec. 2)
  • New Applicant (application opens Jan 6)

Please contact the Creative Summer office with any questions.

Click here to apply

Creative Summer Counselor Overview

Creative Summer Counselor

(Rising Grade 11 through adult)

Creative Summer is seeking talented, enthusiastic and hard-working individuals who love sharing their passions and expertise with children. Professional teachers, coaches, graduate students, college students, and high school students make up the talented, enthusiastic, and friendly staff at Creative Summer. The Camper/Staff ratio of 5:1 ensures individual attention for all campers.

Creative Summer staff must commit to the full six week program plus four days of orientation and training.

All Counselors, Assistant Counselors, Junior Counselors, and Volunteers must submit the following:

  • Completed Application
  • State and Federal Fingerprint Records
  • Child Protective Service (CPS) Check
  • Proof that you are eligible to work in the US
  • 2 Reference Completed Reference Checks

Click here to apply

Counselor-in-Training Overview

Creative Summer Counselor-in-Training Program (CIT)

(Grade 9 or 10 in fall 2020)

Rising Grade 9 and 10 students can apply for the Counselor-in-Training internship program at Creative Summer. The goal of this program is to train young men and women to become effective and talented counselors. Through hands-on learning in the classroom and leadership training throughout the program, the CITs leave Creative Summer with a better understanding of the camp environment and how to successfully work with children.

Creative Summer staff, including CITs must commit to the full six week program plus four days of orientation and training. CITs do have the opportunity of receiving a stipend for the internship OR Community Service hours.

  • Completed CIT Application
  • State and Federal Fingerprint Records
  • Child Protective Service (CPS) Check
  • 2 Reference Completed Reference Checks

Please contact the Creative Summer Office with questions by email or phone 301-365-6008

Click here to apply


Employment Requirements

Creative Summer at Holton-Arms School abides by all Federal, State, and Local employment regulations. All staff must have the following completed prior to the start of the summer.

  • Completed Employment Application
  • State and Federal Fingerprint Records
  • Child Protective Service (CPS) Check
  • Maryland Background Check in accordance with House Bill 486
  • Proof that you are eligible to work in the US (I-9 Form)
  • State and Federal Tax Form Completion
  • Counselor Health Form
  • 2 Reference Completed Reference Checks

2020 Staff

Staff hired for the 2020 season, please visit our Staff Homepage where you can find the following information

    • Contract Packet Documents
    • Tax Forms
    • Orientation Schedule
    • Calendar
    • Fun sneak peaks!

Staff Portal