Aquatics Director / Manager – Camp Sinoquipe Scout Reservation

Camp Sinoquipe Scout Reservation hires seasonal Aquatics Directors / Managers for our summer camp staff. Do you enjoy  the water? Are you someone who is committed to providing exceptional and consistent quality in everything you do? Are you looking for a different experience this summer? Then being a part of our aquatics team may be the job for you this summer.   If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, apply today at .

The picturesque 500-acre Sinoquipe Scout Reservation, owned and operated by the Shenandoah Area Council, BSA, is nestled in the mountains of Fulton County, Pennsylvania around a 10-acre lake. Conveniently located off the Fort Littleton exit of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, discover why so many Scouts and Scouters make Camp Sinoquipe their home away from home every summer. Camp Sinoquipe, as it is commonly called, offers a traditional style Scout Camp with Summer camp programs for Scouts BSA (age 11-18) and Venturing (age 14-20). We offer resident and provisional opportunities for all programs. Our summer camp program provides an unlimited supply of opportunities to make your stay at SSR an experience of a lifetime. Scouts learn and explore as they seek the adventures only a summer camp experience can provide including Shooting Sports, Aquatics (in a lake and swimming pool), Outdoor Skills, Handicraft, Technology and Ecology programs.


Age 21 or older
Available for the summer from early June – August 7
Must have valid American Red Cross or BSA Lifeguard Certification OR a demonstrate that you are a strong swimmer capable of passing a 30 hour lifeguard course

Must have a valid BSA National Camp School Aquatics Director certification or have the ability to attend and earn certification at a week-long training program prior to June 10
On-site training provided
Ability to solve problems and function as part of a team to provide a safe swimming and boating experience
Attentive to safety and take common-sense precautions
Enjoy trying new things, patient and able to remain calm under pressure

Supervise a staff of aquatics instructors and lifeguards to carry out and enforce all waterfront safety rules and policies
Teach skilled instruction in aquatics based activities (swimming, lifesaving, boating)
Serve as a lifeguard during open swim times
Other duties in camp as may be assigned by the Camp Director and/or Program Director
Aquatics Director is  directly responsible to the Program Director


The typical week for the staff begins on Sunday at 11am and continues through Saturday at 10am, with 24 hours off between sessions. All staff also gets one evening during the week off. Aquatics programs run from 9am-12noon, 2-5pm and 7-8:30pm.

If this sounds good to you and you are interested in being a part of the team this summer at Camp Sinoquipe Scout Reservation complete the online application at .


  • Aquatics Director $400 – 600 per week + room & board


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