Summer Camp Counselor

This position is ideal if you will be in Lubbock during Summer I or Summer II sessions, enjoy working with young pre-college students and are looking to build your resume and develop leadership skills.

summer camp counselor

IDEAL will recruit and interview undergraduate and graduate students to be employed as summer camp counselors. IDEAL will utilize Org Sync to recruit counselors and counselors will apply via Org Sync.

About the Position

Job Responsibilities

  • Be a positive representative of Texas Tech University
  • Welcome new students, their parents, and family members to Texas Tech
  • Lead small group discussions
  • Teach students the History and Traditions of Texas Tech
  • Serve as a peer mentor to new students
  • Develop professional and leadership skills
  • Gain an in-depth knowledge about campus resources
  • Establish connections within the Texas Tech community
  • Form lasting relationships with other amazing counselors


  • $$$$
  • Free housing during camp
  • Free meals during training and camp
  • Free IDEAL apparel
  • Free access to the Rec Center during camp


  • You must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA during employment
  • You must be in good academic and disciplinary standing with Texas Tech University
  • You must be a full time student in Spring and Fall 2016
  • You must be an undergraduate student
  • You must attend all meetings and training
  • You cannot have any other employment or enroll in classes during the half of the summer you are working


How to Apply

  • Attend an information session (see dates below). Attending an information session is required in order to receive an application.
  • After attending an information session, submit the application online by Thursday, April 7th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Send the Recommendation Form to a reference of your choice. You will receive the recommendation form once you attend an information session.
  • Attend the Group Interview! All candidates that have everything turned in on time and meet basic requirements will be asked to come to the group interview on Saturday, April 9th.
  • Sign up for an individual interview. A majority of the participants that come through the group interview process will be asked to sign up for an individual interview.


Important Dates: 

Selection Timeline

Wednesday, March 30th at 2:00 pm

Camp Counselor Information Session - Human Sciences 306c

Tuesday, April 5th at 5:30 pm

Camp Counselor Information Session - Human Sciences 306c

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