The following is an outline of our pay scale for seasonal summer staff.  The pay scale is our way of making salaries consistent for the entire staff.  However, if you have unique qualifications not stated in the outline, please contact our office to discuss your situation.

The 2023 season runs from May 31 – July 22, 2023, with the opportunity to stick around for a few more weeks to assist with our partner camp programs.


Position *Weekly Contract Rate (1st-year staff)
Field Staff  
Instructor/Counselor $400
Lifeguard $350
Challenge Course Specialist $350
Manager of Camper Experience (21+) $500
Manager of Parent Experience (21+) $500
Manager of Staff Experience (21+) $500
Aquatics Supervisor (21+) $450
Dining Services
Dining Services Director $700
Nutrition Coordinator $350
Camp Cook $350
Kitchen Assistant $325
Dining Hall Manager $325
Facilities $325
Media Intern Volunteer Position
Licensed Staff (RN, NP, PA, etc)

One Week: $700                                                  Two or More Weeks: $1000

Clinic Assistant (Day & Overnight) $350
EMR Data Administrator $300
Clinic Manager $700
Medical Doctor / Resident / Fellow Volunteer Position

*Weekly rates are pro-rated to a daily rate if days at camp are less than the full session (7-days) or if time off is taken during a scheduled week.

*Pre-season staff training is paid at a weekly training rate equivalent to 50% of the contracted weekly rate.

CHMK is proud to offer a one-time annual contract increase to the weekly base salary for staff who complete a minimum of four full weeks (28 days) during the season. The increase is only available for certifications outside of the scope of the job hired for and is payable at the conclusion of the season. 

A one-time contract increase is made for the following situations:


Returning Staff ( ≥ 4 weeks prior summer) $25/Week Base Increase. No Cap. 
Bachelor’s Degree $100
Lifeguard Certification $50
USA Archery – Level 1/2 $50
ACCT Challenge Course Facilitator $50
ServSafe Certification $50
ACA Level 1 or 2 (Kayak/Canoe/Sup) $50

Pre/Post Camp Paid Work

Day $12.00 – $15.00 / Hour
Overnight $75.00  – $100/ Day

Travel Stipend
The travel stipend award is calculated by the one-way distance to CHMK from the address listed in our online employment system. The travel stipend is included in the final check of the season and is only paid out upon successful completion of your contract, and limited to those staff who complete a minimum of two-weeks (14 days ) during the season. A staff that is terminated, resigns or chooses not to work prior to the dates specified in the agreement are not eligible for the stipend.


101 – 300 miles +$100.00
301 – 500 miles +$150.00
501 – 700 miles +$200.00
700+ miles +$250.00

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