Work Hard, Play Hard
Want to teach people to waterski? Take guests on hikes through Desolation Wilderness? Photograph the nature and people around you? Spend the afternoon on the lake with your kids group? The short list includes counselors for kids from ages 3 to 18, individual instructors, kitchen staff, ski dock staff, individual instructors, and more. See Summer Staff Job Descriptions for a complete list of work opportunities. When you fill out your application, name your top picks. We're also open to any particular skills or ideas you may have so go ahead and create your own position.
Compensation for working a summer at SSC is at least 7,000 dollars. Room and board is provided at no cost. The perks of working as a staffer on the shores of Fallen Leaf Lake are endless!
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MICHELE CHARLES, MENEHUNES COUNSELOR (kids ages 7-8)
THOMAS REIDY, KITCHEN STAFF (AKA CHICKEN STAPH)
NICOLLE RICHARDS, SNOOPERS COUNSELOR (kids ages 5-6)
LEO CARNEY, SNOOPERS COUNSELOR (kids ages 5-6)
HANNAH HSIEH, VOLLEYBALL INSTRUCTOR
AILEEN LERCH, MIDOREES COUNSELOR (kids ages 11-12)
ROCCO CERVANTES, YAHOOS COUNSELOR (kids ages 9-10)
MIKAELA OSLER, KITCHEN STAFF (AKA CHICKEN STAPH)
MIGUEL BOLUDA, TEENS COUNSELOR (Kids ages 15-18)
JULIA LAURENCE, HIKING LEADER
NATALIE PRICE, TEENS COUNSELOR (Kids ages 15-18)