Whether you spend just one summer at camp or ten, Thunderbird will feel like home. Being on staff at Thunderbird is an experience of camaraderie, community and friendship. Our staff come from all over the country and the world, and the relationships formed at camp often last a lifetime. If you're ready to work hard and have the summer of your life, then Thunderbird may be for you.
Think you have what it takes to be a camp counselor at Thunderbird? Our staff members are high-energy, fun, nurturing and compassionate. They care about kids and love to have fun and be silly. A camp job is challenging (think 14 hour days 6 days a week), but our staff are ready to work hard to meet those challenges. They're also great role models; counselors are often like superheroes in their campers' eyes. Most of all, our staff are focused on ensuring that their campers have an amazing and memorable camp experience.
Many staff come back to Thunderbird summer after summer. A camp job is not only an amazing opportunity for fun, friendship and adventure; it's also a fantastic growth experience for young adult men and women. Camp is a place to learn about yourself, face challenges and experience personal growth. Each summer at Thunderbird, our diverse staff comes together to build a cohesive community. We learn to work together through challenges and support each other. Whatever your future career plans hold, we know that a summer at Thunderbird will equip you with valuable skills and experiences that will benefit you throughout adulthood.