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Summer Camp Office
617-278-2350
 
    • Camp Overview

Staff

Brimmer and May hires highly skilled, enthusiastic, and dedicated staff, many of whom are teachers trained in early childhood, elementary, and/or secondary education. Activity Specialists—all of whom are over 21 years old— are professionals and experts in their field. Every staff member hired is both a role model and a mentor committed to making our campers' summers positively unforgettable.

Staff Positions
Thank you for your interest in working at Brimmer and May Summer Camp! Please download the application, fill it out, then scan and email it to camp@brimmer.org. We begin reviewing applications and setting up first-round interviews in early January. We will contact you to set up an interview.

The following staff positions are available at Brimmer and May Summer Camp:

GROUP COUNSELORS (both Half-Day and Full-Day):
Head Counselor
Counselor (age 18+)
Junior Counselor (ages 16+)

ACTIVITIES COUNSELORS:
Aquatics Director (age 21+)
Swim Staff
Arts & Crafts Specialist
Ceramics Specialist
Sports & Games Specialist
Karate Specialist
Nature Specialist
Drama Specialist
Music Specialist 
Movement/Yoga/Zumba Specialist

OTHER STAFF POSITIONS:
Nurse (age 25+)
Office Assistant

Brimmer and May seeks an energetic, mature, responsible, and diverse staff with prior teaching and/or camp experience. Salary is based on years of experience and program responsibilities. If you have questions about the hiring process, or if you would like to receive additional information about our CIT program for applicants ages 14-15, please call the Camp Office at 617-278-2350, or email us at camp@brimmer.org.

Counselor-In-Training Program (CIT)
The Counselor-in-Training program at Brimmer and May will provide an opportunity for students entering ninth and tenth grade to teach and work with younger campers as apprentice counselors while learning the ropes. CITs (also known as Campers-in-Transition) are under the supervision and direction of experienced professional staff. CITs will get an opportunity to work with each age group, and when appropriate, be asked to lead activities. Weekly meetings provide feedback and guidance throughout the summer. Click here for more details.

Meet our Directors

List of 2 members.

  • Cassandra Abodeely 

    Director of Summer Programs, Director of Auxiliary Programs
    Bio
  • Abbey Nyland 

    Middle School Athletic Director, Lower School Physical Education
    617-278-2363
    Bio

Staff FAQ

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • What is a typical day like?

    All Staff arrive at camp at 8:15 a.m. every day to prepare for camper arrival at 8:30 a.m.

    Counselors move from activity to activity with their groups. All activities are run by a specialist and counselors are there to assist the specialists and make sure campers are having fun.

    Specialists have a designated space where they meet with each group at various times during the week. There is also time for planning and collaboration with other specialists.
  • How do I apply to work at Camp?

    Thank you for your interest in working at Brimmer and May Summer Camp! Please download the application, fill it out, then scan and email it to camp@brimmer.orgWe begin reviewing applications and setting up first-round interviews in early January. We will contact you to set up an interview.
  • What do staff wear?

    Staff are asked to dress appropriately and professionally for the camp environment. All staff are required to wear their camp t-shirt every day. Three shirts are provided to each staff member at the beginning of the summer. Sneakers must also be worn every day.
  • What training is provided?

    All staff must attend a mandatory orientation before camp begins. The orientation covers everything you will need to make the summer successful and fun for our campers. Topics include; typical camp day, safety, games & songs, and the camps basic policies and procedures.
  69 Middlesex Road   •   Chestnut Hill, MA 02467   •   617-278-2350   •   camp@brimmer.org