Welty Environmental Center

Junior Summer Camp Educator

Website Welty Environmental Center

The Welty Environmental Center (WEC) is a non-profit educational organization, dedicated to providing the Wisconsin-Illinois stateline area with experiences in nature, leadership opportunities and thoughtful consideration of environmental issues for children, families and adults. Over the last year, the WEC provided educational experiences for almost 9,000 people, including students from 30 different schools

Between the ages of 13 and 15 and looking for some summer fun, like to be outside in all sorts of weather, and love getting dirty. You might be just the person we need to assist with summer camp.

Here is the easy process to apply:

Step 1:

Please write and email Aaron Wilson at info@weltycenter.org 200 to 300 words about why you would like this experience. Being a Junior Camp Educator is a volunteer position for individuals ages 13 to 15 years old that can provide meaningful experience to be used on future resumes. Camp is meant to be fun. However, this is a position of responsibility. Junior Camp Educators are expected to assist with programming, setup, cleanup, and developing their own activities for when the campers have free time. We are looking for our Junior Camp Educators to exhibit maturity and to assist with making sure everyone at camp is included and having fun.

Step 2:

Interview 15 – 30 minutes scheduled after submission of step 1 by Wetly staff. A caregiver should be present during the interview.

What’s expected of a Junior Summer Camp Educator:

  • Complete 1 to 2 hours of training before camp starts
  • Work 8 to 16 hours per week (flexible schedule between 8am and 5pm M-F)
    • Shifts can be 2 full days a week or a few half days
  • 4 weeks (opportunity to renew after conversation with program director)
  • Develop 1 to 3 hours of programming
  • Independently lead a group of up to 5 campers during activities or hikes
  • Set a good example by participating in activities
  • This is an unpaid volunteer position

Center Description:
The Welty Environmental Center is located in the 190-acre Big Hill Park in Beloit. The center partners with area schools and organizations bringing more than 9,000 people annually to the park. The park features three primary biomes of prairie-oak savannah, Deciduous Forest, and River Front.


To apply for this job email your details to info@weltycenter.org