International Camp Counselor & office internship positions

Join our great team of young people from over 30 different countries

Camp Adventure Academy in cooperation with Camp Europe e.V. offers summer camp and office internship positions

Jan Vieth, Founder & Managing Director

Welcome to Camp Adventure Academy in cooperation with our partner Camp Europe e.V., a non-profit association that is responsible for the recruiting of our teamers (International Camp Counselors), we create an international atmosphere that couldn’t be any stronger. We bring children, young adults, and teamers from all over the world together to create unforgettable experiences with many adventures, new friends and never-ending fun. Every year our team consists of a wild mix of characters from different origins and careers as well as various ideas and goals. It doesn’t matter if you are still in/just finished school, your apprenticeship or your studies, your application is always welcome. For us, your personal development and growth come first. Intense practical experiences, freedom for your personal development and flat hierarchies complement our versatile fields of activity. If you want to try something new, be active, leave your comfort zone as well as expand your language skills at the same time. If you are communicative, creative and a sport enthusiast we would be very happy to welcome you to our volunteer team. Our recruiting team is looking forward to your application!

Recruiting Team

Selina

Human Recourses Coordinator

Daniel

International Department Camp Europe

Kadda

German Department & Federal Voluntary Service

Basti

Freelancers

Chris

Coordinators & Freelancers

Camp Counselor Positions
in Germany, England and Northern Ireland

In cooperation with the association Camp Europe e.V. we offer various roles in our outdoor education adventure, sport & language camps for young people from all over the world.

If you are athletic or musical, you like to teach languages or love to cook, you are an enthusiastic writer and like to create children's magazines, love climbing or crafts - then you are exactly who we are looking for. Get carried away by our unique Camp Adventure spirit and spend an unforgettable summer as a teamer in our international camps. Here is a first taste of our main teamer training which takes place every year at the end of June at our flagship site, Camp Adventure Academy in the Lüneburger Heide.

Job offers in our camps

Internship in International Outdoor Education

2 – 12 exciting weeks with Camp Adventure!

In our international adventure, sports and language camps you will gain a varied insight into the areas of adventure and nature education.

What you can expect
  • Active participation in professional trainings and workshops (Camp Counselor, pedagogy, creativity, arts & craft, teambuilding etc.)
  • Intense practical experience in program design, execution and evaluation
  • Insights into event planning as well as adventure education
Requirements
  • Enthusiasm for Outdoor education work with children & young people
  • Intercultural empathy as well as sensibility for nature
  • You are flexible, eager to travel and at least 19 years old
  • Ability to work in a team and creativity
  • Personal initiative
what we offer
  • An international team of 200 young people from 30 different nations
  • 7 days intense training (for all teamers it is obligatory to attend the training, for exact dates see “Application process”)
  • Personal and professional development
  • Creditable as mandatory internship
  • Possibility to acquire the Juleica (Youth Leader Card)
  • Expense allowance as well as free Food and Board
Application

If you feel like trying something new and gaining valuable practical experience in an international environment, then don't hesitate apply right here. We´ll forward you to our partner Camp Europe e.V.

If you have any further questions please contact Selina via Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Teamer for Outdoor and Adventure Sport

2 – 12 lively weeks with Camp Adventure!

Spend your summer in nature and engage children and young adults from all over the world with outdoor games, sports and adventures.

What you can expect
  • Active participation in professional trainings and workshops (Camp Counselor, pedagogy, creativity, arts & craft, teambuilding etc.)
  • Intense practical experience in program design, execution and evaluation
  • Insights into event planning as well as Outdoor education
requirements
  • Enthusiasm for adventure-educational work with children & young people
  • Joy of sport and the act of facilitating it
  • You are flexible, eager to travel and at least 19 years old
  • You have a physical basic fitness and enjoy outdoor activities
  • Ability to work in a team and creativity
What we offer
  • International team of 200 young people from 30 different nations
  • 7 days intense training (for all teamers it is obligatory to attend the training, for exact dates see "Application process")
  • Personal and professional development
  • Creditable as mandatory internship
  • Possibility to acquire the Juleica (Youth Leader Card)
  • Expense allowance as well as free board and lodging
Application
If you feel like trying something new and gaining valuable practical experience in an international environment, then don't hesitate apply right here. We´ll forward you to our partner Camp Europe e.V.

If you have any further questions please contact Selina via Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or Whatsapp.

Language teacher

2 – 12 meaningful weeks with Camp Adventure!

Give children and young adults from all over the world an understanding of the English or German language and culture outside the classroom and gain lots of valuable experience for your studies.

What you can expect
  • Active participation in professional trainings and workshops (German or English Language Coach, Camp Counselor, pedagogy, creativity, teambuilding etc.)
  • Intense practical experience in the design and execution of language programs
  • Insights into adventure education
requirements
  • Enthusiasm for adventure-educational work with children & young people
  • Education and experience in language classes (e.g. TEFL certificate, experiences in teaching)
  • German/English as a native language
  • Intercultural empathy as well as sensibility for nature
  • You are flexible, eager to travel and at least 19 years old
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
What we offer
  • International team of 200 young people from 30 different nations
  • 9 days intense training (for all teamers it is obligatory to attend the training, for exact dates see "Application process")
  • Personal and professional development
  • Creditable as mandatory internship
  • Possibility to acquire the Juleica (Youth Leader Card)
  • Expense allowance as well as free board and lodging
Application

If you feel like trying something new and gaining valuable practical experience in an international environment, then don't hesitate any longer and apply right here. We´ll forward you to our partner Camp Europe e.V.

If you have any further questions please contact Selina via Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GEOlino editor

2 – 12 creative weeks with Camp Adventure!

Creative writing, writing workshop & photo workshops with a difference!
Create your own GEOlino camp magazine together with the kids.

What you can expect
  • Active participation in professional trainings and workshops (Camp Counselor, pedagogy, creativity, arts & craft, teambuilding etc.)
  • Intense practical experience in program design, execution and evaluation
  • Insights in event planning as well as Outdoor education
requirements
  • Enthusiasm for Outdoor Education work with children & young people
  • Interest in writing, photography and designing layouts
  • German as a native language
  • Intercultural empathy as well as sensibility for nature
  • You are flexible, eager to travel and at least 19 years old
  • Ability to work in a team and creativity
What we offer
  • An International team of 200 young people from 30 different nations
  • 7 days intense training (for all teamers it is obligatory to attend the training, for exact dates see "Application process")
  • Personal and professional development
  • Creditable as mandatory internship
  • Possibility to acquire the Juleica (Youth Leader Card)
  • Expense allowance as well as free board and lodging
Application

If you feel like trying something new and gaining valuable practical experience in an international environment, then don't hesitate, apply right here. We´ll forward you to our partner Camp Europe e.V.

If you have any further questions please contact Selina via Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Mr & Mrs Clean

2 – 4 dynamic weeks with Camp Adventure! (from 18 years)

We are looking for young individuals that would like to be part of or Mr & Mrs Clean team in our Luneburger Heide (Walsrode) location. Join our international staff in creating an unforgettable experience for everyone involved at Camp Adventure.


Maybe there are no more counselor positions anymore or you're still too young, no problem, we’re looking for Mr & Mrs Clean. You’re responsible for the cleanliness and hygiene on site along with a tight knit group or colleagues. This involves maintaining a hight standard of hygiene in on site washrooms, common areas and kitchens. Are you passionate about keeping places clean? Once you have completed training, you will be integrated into the camp with all other staff, sharing accommodation in a tent with teamers (camp Counselors) and engaging in activities with them once the campers are in bed. Your work will be done during shifts, usually six-seven hours per day, when not on shift you are free to relax or join the teamers in supervising the campers. The campers are children and young adults from all over the world between 7 and 17 years.

requirements
  • Intercultural empathy as well as sensibility for nature
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Police clearance certificate
  • German or English skills
  • Fun caring for cleanliness with an international team
  • Time in June – September to come to our camp in the Lüneburger Heide (Walsrode) for four weeks (always for the whole month)
What we offer
  • A 4-weeks-placement with free room & board
  • € 300 expense allowance for four weeks
  • Free activities and excursions when you are off-duty
  • Campfire in the evening with up to 100 international teamers

Feel free to contact Kadda via email with any questions you may have at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Transfer Teamer

9 - 12 weeks event management with Camp Adventure!

Are you looking for a different kind internship for the summer? Then you are just the right person for us! We are still looking for an intern at our camp in Lüneburger Heide for at least 9 weeks from June to August 2022.

Every year over 3.000 participants from over 65 countries attend our summer camps in Germany, England and Northern Ireland. As a transfer teamer, you plan, execute and follow-up with the transfers of our teamers and participants. Ensuring everybody reaches their intended destination, whether that is an arrival at camp or returning home.

Additionally, your tasks involve briefing other teamers on transfers, supporting the location management, communicating with our office in Hamburg, creating the payroll and much more.

What you can expect
  • Active participation in professional trainings and workshops
  • Intense practical experience in the organization, execution and follow-up of transfers as well as arrivals and departures
  • Insights in the event management of an established tour operator
requirements
  • Flexibility, commitment, resilience
  • You are a talented organizer, with good communication skills and an independent way of working
  • At least good German or English skills
  • Fun working with children and young adults
  • Competent handling of Microsoft Office – in particular Excel
What we offer
  • Qualified internship certificate
  • Independent way of working
  • Insights in the work of a tour operator for international camps for children and young adults
  • Exciting experiences from working in a summer camp with young people from all over the world
  • Free board and lodging in our camp in Walsrode
  • Evenings at the campfire with teamers from all over the world, a big swimming lake for cooling off in between transfers and more awesome features in our camp premises

Selina (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) is looking forward to receiving your application (cover letter, CV, references if available) via e-mail and is your contact person for further questions via e-mail or phone (+49 (0) 40 4100 949 49).

Coordinators Club

Charismatic personalities manage to carry others away, motivate and excite them

Since 2002, in cooperation with Camp Europe e.V., we have offered a competent training platform for teamers, outdoor educators, language coaches and camp directors with the goal of professionalizing in the area of child and youth travel.

Usually, our camp coordinators start as teamers caring for children and young adults. It then quickly becomes apparent who is qualified for the position of a camp director because of thier charismatic personality, outstanding commitment, social competences, communication skills, honesty and reliability.

From teamer (or even camper) to camp coordinator it usually takes a few years. Years in which our recruiting team supports suitable candidates and create the ideal frame and necessary free space to advance their personal and professional development best.

Career characterisitcs of a perennial leader (Camp Director):
  • Successful assignment as first-year-teamer in our international summer camps
  • Assignment as camp director assistant (in midsized to big camps)
  • Assignment as camp director in small to midsized camps (20-80 participants)
  • Assignment as camp director in big camps (up to 200 participants)
Opportunities offered by camp adventure during the perennial leader program:
  • Comprehensive insight into the organization of children and youth travel
  • Gradual increase of responsibility in our international summer camps
  • Leader training in the course of our camp director course
  • Member of the training team which coordinates and manages all trainings for new teamers
  • Training: First aid instructor according to the directives of “Emergency First Response”
  • Training: High ropes course trainer according to ERCA standard
  • Training: Lifeguard according to the German Lifesaving Association (DLRG) (bronze)
  • Training: Psychological first aider
  • Possible attendance in our exchange program with our partner camps for several months e.g. in Australia or Iceland

The application for our Coordinators Club takes place internally. Chris (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) is your contact person for further questions and information.

Application Process

Step 1

Online application

Every summer we bring children and young adults, motivated and dynamic teamers together, from all over the world. With such a diverse team, English is the main language within our team. As a way of acclimatising people to this, we conduct our international application process in English. The application process is carried out by the non-profit association Camp Europe e.V.. Before applying, please read the information given in the following steps.

Step 2

Interview

As soon as we have received and checked your application you will receive a response from us via e-mail. In case of a positive assessment we will invite you to an online interview to get to know each other a bit better.

Step 3

Confirmation of your placement

Once confirmed we will send you all important information needed for organizing your voluntary assignment. After that we need the following documents from you to finalize the application process:

  • Copy of the signed agreement (Memorandum of Understanding)
  • Transfer of a deposit of € 290 for the participation in the one week staff training (WILL BE REFUNDED AFTER 4 WEEKS OF ASSIGNMENT IN CAMP. LANGUAGE COACHES DO NOT HAVE TO PAY A DEPOSIT.)
  • Copy of your passport
  • Copy of your valid first aid certificate – 9 UE, not older than 2 years (you can as well complete a first aid course for € 65 during staff training)
  • Background check 
  • Certifacte of health from a doctor about your physical and psychological fitness to execute camps for children and young adults

Step 4

Staff training

Attending the staff training is obligatory for all applicants. The training takes place on the premises of Camp Adventure Academy in the Lüneburger Heide (Walsrode) on the following dates:

  • T1 (main training): 17.06.-26.06.2022 (ca. 70 participants)
    • German Language Coach Training:
      • GLT: 25.06.-26.06.2022
    • English Language Coach Training:
      • ELT: 25.06.-26.06.2022
  • T2 (alternative training): 26.06.-02.07.2022 (ca. 25 participants)
  • T3 (alternative training): 10.07.-16.07.2022 (ca. 25 participants)
  • T4 (alternative training): 24.07.-30.07.2022 (ca. 20 participants)
  • T5 (alternative training): 07.08.-13.08.2022 (ca. 20 participants)

The travel expenses for getting to the training will be refunded up to € 150 (only within Germany).

To get an impression of the contents of the staff training and to experience the great atmosphere of the international team, watch our Staff Training Video.

Spend stunning nights under the night sky, listen to the crackle of the campfire and feel the delight of children and young adults….

... that is Camp Adventure

Office Internship Positions in Hamburg, Germany

Our office is right in the popular Schanzenviertel in Hamburg where life flourishes. We are a young, diverse team of 15 staff members, who keenly organize all areas relating to event management.

Our job offers in the office

Internship in sport, event or tourism management

Take a look behind the scenes and assist with planning our camps!

Have you always wanted to know what the work of a youth tour operator looks like? Then come and support our office team either in spring or in fall for 6 months.

your tasks
  • Handling of bookings and customer calls
  • Organizational tasks around the office
  • Assistance with the development of new camp concepts
  • Market research
  • Preparation of team and communication trainings
  • Assistance with marketing projects and fairs where required
  • Assistance with staff selection
  • Preparation or follow-up of the season
What we expect
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent communication
  • Commitment
  • Resilience
  • Talent for organization
  • Joy of working with children and young adults
  • Good German and English skills
  • Competent handling of Microsoft Office
What we offer
  • Qualified internship certificate
  • Independent way of working
  • Insights in the work of a tour operator of international camps for children and young adults

We offer the opportunity to write a bachelor or master thesis in the course of this internship! If we’ve made you curious, don’t hesitate to send us your application including cover letter, CV and references if available) via e-mail to Melissa (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Melissa is also your contact person for further questions and information.

Combined internship as teamer in our camps + office

You can’t decide between an internship in our camps or in the office?

Just try both and support us in our office in Hamburg and in our international camps.

your tasks
  • Caring for groups of children and young adults in our camps
  • Organizational tasks around the camps and the office
  • Support during excursions outside the camps
  • Support of transfers from/to the railway station or airport
  • Assistance with the accounting
  • Follow-up of the season
What we expect
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent communication
  • Commitment
  • Resilience
  • Talent for organization
  • Joy of working with children and young adults
  • Good German and English
  • Competent handling of Microsoft Office
What we offer
  • Qualified internship certificate
  • Training as teamer for our camps for children and young adults
  • Trainings in communication, teambuilding, program design and many more
  • Independent way of working
  • Insights in the work of a tour operator of international camps for children and young adults

We offer the opportunity to write a bachelor or master thesis in the course of this internship! If we’ve made you curious don’t hesitate to send us your application including cover letter, CV and references if available) via e-mail to Melissa (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Melissa is also your contact person for further questions and information.

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