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Summer Camp Job - Science Center Associate


Invest in the lives of campers by serving in the Science Center. Daily tasks include animal care and facilitating activities including Creation Walk, fishing, Animal Encounter, and more.

Participate in scheduled training.
Perform all the duties of a Science Center Instructor including incorporating educational experiences in activities.
Assist in caring for animals and maintaining the Science Center activity areas.
Help make campers, staff, and guests feel welcomed.
Make suggestions as needed to the Science Center Manager, regarding the operation of the activity areas.
Attend all meetings, both departmental and camp-wide.
Be involved in other camp activities as planned by the Recreation Department, as schedules allow, mainly after dinner hours.
Assist in various responsibilities in order to facilitate Sunday camper drop- off and Saturday camper pick-up.
Fulfill temporary assignments to other duties, including Cabin Leader, as needed.


Is a professing Christian, committed to a Christian lifestyle in keeping with the biblical model.
Strives to demonstrate the Christian lifestyle in thought, attitude, actions, and behavior; strives to model a personal faith in Jesus Christ by exhibiting the Fruit of the Spirit.
Exhibits a sincere love for the Lord and desires to see people come to know Him personally and grow in their faith.

Agrees with, and supports, Timber-lee's ministries, philosophy and policies.
Demonstrates excellent work ethic; excels at providing quality guest experiences.
Understands and exhibits behaviors and skills needed to function in, and be accountable in, a team environment.
Shows a positive and cooperative attitude of ministry to the position, guests, and fellow employees.

Must be at least 18 years old.
Has the patience to be involved with campers and other guests, answering questions, dealing with animal messes, etc.
Has excellent communication skills and the ability to teach and lead others.
Is able to handle and care for animals within the Science Center, following all departmental guidelines. Allergens in the Science Center include tree nuts, peanuts, gluten, citrus, and animal dander.
Able to occasionally lift up to 25lbs.
Is able to physically traverse the multi-terrain campground in all seasons of the year; able to be on one’s feet for long periods of time.

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age at time of hire to be considered for this position.

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Programming



Updated: 10/17/2023 11:42:41 AM

Job Contact:
Abby Hannula
(262) 642-7345

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Why work at Timber-lee:

Located in East Troy, Camp Timber-lee is a year-round operational camp with over 600 acres. We serve schools, churches, retreat groups and individuals with a multitude of activities! Our mission is to create engaging communities where each young person encounters Christ through a dynamic camp experience. Come join the team committed to this purpose!

N8705 Scout Road
    East Troy, WI 53120-1773

(262) 642-7345

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