There are lots of places you could choose to spend your summer. So, why choose Camp Lakota? What makes us so special? The PEOPLE! Beyond our great facilities and location is the quality of the people who spend their summers here. This includes our campers, of course, and our exceptional staff.Counselors must come to Lakota with a true love of children, a high level of patience and a solid work ethic. Working with kids is one of the greatest experiences in the world and comes with tremendous rewards.Working at Lakota can give you a great feeling of satisfaction as you help kids grow, but this comes only with a lot of hard work.

Truly a Rewarding Experience

As a counselor at Lakota, the experiences you have and the friendships you develop will stay with you forever.You will have the unique opportunity to create a family atmosphere with the campers and co-counselors who live in your bunk.

What You Can Expect

To have fun making lifelong friends from all over the country
To enjoy the beautiful outdoors (yes, you will get dirty and sweat a little)
To laugh a lot, many times at yourself
To learn from your campers and peers
To be surprised at what you are capable of
To be a celebrity…even if it is only in the eyes of one camper
To not want to leave

What You Should NOT Expect

To be alone often
A 9-5 job
To be on vacation

If you are interested in applying, please click on “staffing” or contact Michael at

Summer Address...

56 Park Road - Wurtsboro, NY 12790

Ph: 1-845-888-5611

Fax: 1-845-402-7440



Winter Address...

26 Gedney Way Chappaqua, NY 10514

Ph: 1-866-7-LAKOTA (1-866-752-5682)

Fax: 1-845-402-7440


Florida Winter Office:

Ph: 1-561-445-8502