Palisades Country Day Camp

Closter, NJ

Now Enrolling Summer 2017 Campers!

Employment Opportunities in Bergen County

Palisades Country Day Camp is currently hiring individuals for many different positions in Closter, Bergen, New Jersey.  All positions are 8 week commitments.  All employees are required to attend, participate and cooperate in all meetings throughout the summer.

Mandatory orientation dates are:

Saturday - May 20, 2017
Sunday - May 21, 2017
10 AM - 4 PM

Mandatory parent/camper orientation is tentatively scheduled for:

Sunday, June 25 from 9 - 3pm.

Head Counselors, Assistant Counselors, Jr. Counselors

As a counselor at PCDC, our goals and objectives are to provide each child with a summer camp experience that will create a sense of gratification, success, and a good self image in an atmosphere of warmth camaraderie and fun.

To nurture and develop each child’s potential during a stimulating and fun filled summer.

To foster each child’s emotional, social and physical needs.

To encourage a sense of accomplishment, importance and independence which builds strong self esteem.


As a lifeguard, you will be responsible for teaching campers how to swim as well as supervising their safety during recreational swim.  All lifeguards must be available after camp hours for private swim lessons on a daily basis.  All lifeguards must have the following certifications:  CPR & Lifeguard Training.  All certs must be current prior to the start of camp.

Specialty Counselor

Our specialty counselors work with all of our campers.  Groups visit your acitivty on a rotating schedule.  You will have a chance to work with all of our campers and counselors.  If you have an area that you specialize in, i.e., crafts, sports, nature, this may be this position for you.

Applications/required paperwork can be found in the following links:

Returning Counselors click here

New Employees click here

Counselors in Training (CIT)

PCDC has an outstanding Counselor in Training program.  This program is designed specifically for teenagers who lack the experience necessary to be Jr. Counselors but are open to an amazing learning experience.  Our CIT program positions/trains you for potential employment in the future.  CITs are required to pay a fee for their summer training.  Applications can be found by following this link.