Camp of Dreams is looking for enthusiastic, engaging and responsible individuals who can teach and assist in all areas of residential camp life. During our 1 to 3-week camp, we offer a supportive and challenging environment for underserved Chicago youth to have fun and learn in an outdoor setting. Our campers range in age from 9 to 15 and represent over 95 metro Chicago schools. Camp is usually held at a beautifully wooded campus several hours outside of Chicago and camp activities typically include classes such as: Creative Writing, Dance, Songwriting, Canoeing, Archery, and a Ropes Course Challenge.

We are currently looking to hire Junior & Senior Counselors (men and women) and an Assistant Camp Director (male) for our 1 to 3-week summer camp. In addition to room & board, all summer staff will be paid a competitive salary. Click here to download an application and submit it to: by April 1 for priority consideration.


Summer Counselors:click here(PDF)

For information about full-time and part-time positions, as well as internships, please contact us directly at 312-649-5551.

What's New

Summer Day Camp Begins June 23rd, Register Today!

Camp of Dreams is looking for youth (ages 8-14) for our Summer Day Camp program! Explore your interests, make new friends, and be a Dreamer! Monday through Friday, June 23 - July 11, from 8:45am to 4:00pm. Hosted at Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter School which is located at 8 West Root Street. Hope to see you there!

Click here for more information and application packet.