Camp Homeward Bound

Bear Mountain, New York

About this camp

Camp Homeward Bound (CHB) a residential camp provides homeless and formerly homeless children / youth a respite in a fun, safe and supportive community that fosters positive self-esteem building, personal development. Our programs include swimming, kayaking, biking, archery, yoga, music, cooking, art, video production and many others. We embrace and celebrate diversity at CHB. Many of our staff are former campers while other staff come from over 12 countries and 4-5 continents. Camp is located in beautiful Harriman State Park just 1 hour from NYC.

Counselors need to be least 18 years of age with at least a High School diploma. (Some college preferred) and have some experience working or volunteering with children/youth. Ideal candidates are individuals who are caring, playful and are looking for a challenge. Program instructors must have teaching or significant experience in the activity. We do provide training and certification in Lifeguard, swim instruction and archery to qualified candidates.

Minimum Age




Campers Gender

Male & Female


Male & Female


Jun 21


Aug 22

Camp Type

At-Risk Youth

Hiring Category


hiring camp counselors for

General Counselor

Arts & Crafts

Activity Counselor, Painting, Jewelry Making, Nature Craft


Activity Counselor, Basketball, Road Cycling, Volleyball


Child Care, Welfare/Social Work/Counseling, Ecology/Nature, Physical Education Teacher

Digital Media

Digital Photography


Aerobics Instructor, Yoga/Pilates Instructor

Outdoors Adventure Skills

Outdoor Education Instructor

Target Sports



Canoeing, Kayaking, Lifeguard (With current ACA Certification), Lifeguard (With current other Certification)

Other Camp Activities

Culinary Arts