The energy! The care! The fun! Everything a kid could want.
I want to go to camp!

– Parent of an 11 yr old girl

My favorite thing in a whole entire world is Camp Combe.

Female camper, age 6

My child comes home more mature and responsible after every trip. How can so much growth happen in just one summer?

– Parent of 9th grade boy

It’s hard to outgrow camp when it gets more fun every year! Your teen programs are perfect!

– Parent of an 8th grade girl

As a kid, I loved Camp Combe. Now I want to make camp just as awesome for my campers!

– Camp Combe Junior Counselor

This is a camp that celebrates kids being themselves. What could be better than that?

– Parent of a male camper, age 12

This was my son’s first truly successful mainstream experience —we couldn’t be happier!

Parent of 8 yr old camper with Autism

Service Corps, especially Habitat for Humanity, had a huge impact on my son!

– Parent of a 7th grade boy

I'm not sure how you do it, but I don't think my boys have ever been this excited about anything!

– Parent of two campers, age 7 & 9

Camp Combe is the coolest place I have ever been.

Male camper, age 9

My daughter loves camp so much she is disappointed on the weekend. "Camp Combe today?" is her first waking question!

– Parent of a six year old camper

This was our first summer and everything has been exactly as we
were told it would be...even better!

– Parent of an eight year old camper

Staff Resources

Staff Application for Summer 2017. Be sure to read the information below!

Camp Combe 2016 StaffAbove: Camp Combe Staff of 2016

Our strongest asset continues to be the dedicated, caring leadership of our staff team. All of our staff are chosen for their maturity and ability to be excellent role models for the children in their care. Our rigorous selection process includes interviews, reference checks, and in-depth background checks. Staff training includes first aid, games, behavior management, character development, safety, team building and so much more!

We seek uniquely qualified individuals to make our camp special and continue our long tradition of fun and growth. Please see our list of available openings, below. All positions require attendance of several pre-camp training dates, usually including First Aid and CPR. These are held evenings/weekends in June.

Available Positions
Adventure Specialists Lead older campers in the activities of Giant Swing, Zip Line and Archery. Must be 18 and attend required pre-camp certification training.

Inclusion Counselors Provide training and support to Counselors as they work with mainstreamed children with special needs. Must be 18 with documented training or experience working with children with special needs, and have excellent customer service skills when speaking with parents.

Substitute Camp Nurse An LPN or RN that’s available to work 7/1-14 and various days throughout the summer as a sub (attendance at training also required).

Lifeguards and Swim Instructors Spend summer in the sun helping to protect our outdoor pool and teaching children how to swim. Must be 16 and ARC certified lifeguard or WSI before June 1, 2017 (attendance at camp training required; lifeguard/WSI training a job requirement and not provided).

Why work for the YMCA
Please watch this short video before applying for a position with the YMCA

If you think you have what it takes to make a positive difference in the life of a child,
our application can be found here:

Directors’ Notes
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions and interesting news from our Directors

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