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Kings Bay Y

Art Specialist

Responsible for creating an arts and crafts curriculum for campers. Classes should be process-based with less emphasis on the final product. Specialists must be available to work the full eight-week season and be able to attend staff training dates the week before camp starts. We are looking for individuals who have a lot of energy, enthusiasm, and love working with children!

Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Create a 9-week curriculum for 3 age groups (4-6, 7-9, 10-13) to be approved by the Camp Operations Director.
  • Build lesson plans for each art project that could be replicated by those with limited to no knowledge of the subject matter.
  • Create a budget for art supplies.
  • Prep each individual art project.
  • Lead students through their art lessons.
  • Classroom preparation and clean-up.
  • Experience working with school-aged children.
  • Passion for art education.


  • Documented experience in visual arts instruction or documented training and experience, at least one year of successful, related teaching experience.
  • Participate in staff meetings
  • Create a supportive, collaborative relationship with all of the summer camp staff.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older

Summer salary: Seasonal contract based on experience


  • Hired mid-Spring
  • Spring: Attend mandatory staff training and complete online training
  • Summer: 8:15AM – 4:30PM (General Hours) for  8-9 weeks/ June 28, 2022 to Aug 26, 2022