The Annapolis Maritime Museum annually serves more than 8,000 students. We aim to help construct a connection between people and the environment by leading hands-on activities that foster positive outdoor experiences and help stimulate critical thinking. These experiences can help establish a foundation for future sustainable environmental decision making.

The Education Center at the Annapolis Maritime Museum seeks summer interns to assist with our summer camp, including before and after care. The Summer Camp Intern position is ideal for individuals who are passionate about leading youth, possess a love for the outdoors, and have prior summer camp experience. Successful interns will be energetic, motivated, responsible, and ready to have fun!

Participating interns will gain:

  • Experience in environmental education and curriculum development
  • Knowledge of Chesapeake Bay history, ecology, and maritime culture
  • Communication and leadership skills including the confidence and knowledge to guide other volunteers and interns

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Assist with all aspects of AMM’s day camps (K-7th grade), including child supervision, daily set up and clean up, and program material management
  • Organize, co-teach, and teach a variety of group activities: crafts, outdoor exploration, games, kayaking, etc.
  • Aid in the development of hands-on environmental education lessons
  • Ensure the site is kept clean, organized, and free of litter
  • Communicate with Lead Staff regarding concerns, challenges, and camper experiences
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including health logs and daily attendance
  • Ensure children’s safety, manage behavior, and act as a role model and mentor

Skills and Qualifications:

  • One year of undergraduate study. Biology, Environmental Studies, Education, History or related field preferred
  • Demonstrated experience working with children
  • High energy and enthusiasm
  • Flexibility and the ability to problem solve
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Willingness to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift at least 15 pounds
  • CPR/First Aid Certification preferred

Commitment and Stipend

  • 6 week term: July 9th-27th  &  August 6th-24th
  • Stipend of $200 per week; 40 hour work week
  • Employment contingent upon fingerprinting and background check

Please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Candice Hilliard –

Deadline: April 1, 2018

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