Important Dates for 2018

Junior Counselors & Counselors:
June 11–August 10

Specialists/Activity Instructors:
June 7–August 10

Supervisory Staff:
June 3–August 10

These dates include specialized training weeks and all sessions that campers attend camp. Some supervisory positions and nurse positions can be adjusted to accommodate shorter sessions. We will discuss travel questions and exact dates during your in-person or phone interview.

Camp Chi also hosts post camp work opportunities, Family Camp and Try Chi. For 2018, the Family Camp dates are August 15-26, 2018.  Try Chi dates are August 12-15, 2018. If you are interested in this extended employment, please let us know during your interview.


Camp Chi salaries are very competitive with other Midwestern camps. Salaries are based upon the individual applicant’s education, experience and level of responsibility. All compensation packages include room & board. Opportunities for internships and field placements may be available.

Applicants from outside North America are encouraged to apply to an international agency. We can assist Canadian staff with securing work visas.

What Staff Say
From working at Camp Chi, I've gained a sense of empathy, compassion and patience. I've found myself connecting with more people, acting more crazy and feeling more happy than I thought was possible in any job setting.
Dan R., Supervisor, United States

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