The counselors consist of collegians and experienced teachers and professionals from 30 states and 12 countries, all drawn together by a strong desire to live with and teach children for the summer.
Our activities consist of Land and Water Sports, Arts & Crafts, Theatre, Adventure, Horseback Riding and much more. Laurel South boasts such top notch facilities as a beautiful 2500 foot waterfront encompassing 4 separate beaches, a full-size Theatre (complete with fully-operational lighting and sound system, changing rooms and extended stage), fitness and dance centers, professional-quality baseball fields, a hockey rink with regulation boards, two basketball centers, several Arts & Crafts areas including facilities for rocketry, ceramics and radio, extensive low- and high-element ropes course with three climbing walls (including a 55 foot climbing tower and bouldering wall), on-site stables with 2 riding rings, eight newly surfaced state-of-the-art tennis courts, and a 2,500 square foot indoor gymnastics pavilion .
Laurel South prides itself on our professional, family atmosphere, our excellent level of instruction and the lifelong friendships made each summer. Staff have many opportunities to bond with fellow counselors as well as time to enjoy the state of Maine. Camp Laurel South is located a short distance from incomparable shopping in Freeport (home to LL Bean), whale and seal watching, camping and hiking in Acadia National Park, whitewater rafting, deep sea fishing, and the gorgeous city of Portland.
We are also within driving distance to Boston, Montreal, the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Cape Cod and much more. Our friendly, family-oriented staff are the key to our success. We offer excellent salaries, travel allowance, room and board, and a laundry service. We welcome any questions and have an online application included in our extensive website.