Summerside Day Camp Counselors

JOIN Our Summer Community

Working at Summerside is more than a job. Our counselors are a part of the SCH family and make a difference in children’s lives. We are looking for counselors who aren’t afraid to take risks, seek ways to improve and grow, are willing to work hard, and love to have fun. 

Located right in the heart of Chestnut Hill, we offer more than 30 types of specialty camps as well as our Summerside Day Camp (formerly knowns as Red Hot). Benefits of working at Summerside include:

  • Great schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Weekends off
  • Competitive salary
  • Camp discounts for staff children
  • Beautiful 62-acre campus adjacent to the Wissahickon Valley Watershed
  • Working with awesome people

Interested in working with us? Fill out our Summerside Employment Form.

Laura Cortes, Director of Summerside, & Kathy Huffy, Program Assistant to Summerside

Camp leadership

Laura Cortes
Director of Summerside Camps
& Auxiliary Programs Coordinator

p: 215-247-7272 

Kathryn Huff
Auxiliary Programs Assistant

I can't wait to have our campers at SCH so they can experience all the hard work we’ve done! Our team has spent a year brainstorming different types of camps and new activities, hiring and training counselors, and instilling a new sense of community into Summerside.

Laura Cortes
Director of Summerside Camps

Summerside Counselor at Day Camp slip and slide activity

Summer Staff

All Summerside staff meet PA Certification Requirements per law and have received pre-season training as well as other professional development throughout the camp season.

Please know you can quickly identify the following types of staff based on the shirt they are wearing:

  • Director of Summer Programs = White Summerside Polo Shirt
  • Camp Instructors = Light Blue Summerside Polo Shirt 
  • Camp Counselors = Red Summerside T-shirt, STAFF on back