Recreation Employment 


2018 Camp Employment

Applications for Summer Camp 2018 employment will be available starting Thursday, January 12, 2018. 

Camp Dates: June 26 - August 3, 2018. Staff must be available for the entire camp season. 

Rye Recreation is looking for talented, fun, hard-working teens and adults for a gratifying experience working at one of our four summer day camp programs. If that is you, please view our open positions and select only to those which you are currently interested in and eligible for.

When applying for a position please read below and make sure you meet the minimum qualifications:

  • Junior Counselor/Counselor in Training: For teens entering grades 9 & 10 who are interested in gaining practical experience working with children for community service. Application deadline is Thursday, March 1, 2018. To qualify you must be able to attend the two orientations date and the entire first week of camp.  NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.  Must be entering 9th or 10th grade in September 2018 and be younger than 16 years of age on June 26, 2018. Application submission deadline: March 1st (We will not be accepting any more applications after that point). This is a half day program 8:00-12:30 p.m. Fee: Kiddy Camp $75 Day Camp $160 
  • Camp Counselor: must be at least 16 years of age by June 26, 2018.
  • Head Counselor: must be going into their senior year of High School or College age with previous experience.

**Attendance at all orientations is mandatory**: Tentative dates and times - We will have one night orientation which is TBD(June 5 or June 12) and an all day orientation on Monday, June 25. 

Please note: April is when we will begin our interview process. All communication will be via e-mail.

New Camp Applicants- Apply Here

Returning Camp Applicants- Apply Here

Reference Form


Apply for seasonal employment with the Rye Recreation Department. Interested in working as park maintenance, or other seasonal recreation employment such as special event staff or youth basketball coach? 

General Employment Application