The Education Center of the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park educates youth and adults about maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay. The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park seeks contractual Lead Educators for its summer camp programming. The Summer Camp Lead Educator position is ideal for individuals who are passionate about leading youth, possess a love for the outdoors, and have prior summer camp experience. Successful applicants will be organized, motivated, responsible, and ready to have fun!

Educators will be called upon to run six sessions of summer camp and act as the lead camp instructor for a group of 16 campers each week. AMMP summer camp runs from July 9th-July 27th and August 6th-August 24th, and Lead Educators will be expected to work from 8:30am to 3:30pm each weekday. Compensation for this position is $500 per week for the six-week duration.


Educator Responsibilities:

  • Create comprehensive lesson plans for week-long summer camp sessions
  • Lead a group of up to 16 campers (K-7th grade) through daily activities including crafts, outdoor exploration, games, kayaking, etc.
  • Manage all aspects of AMM’s day camps including child supervision, daily set up and clean up, and program material management
  • Ensure the site is kept clean, organized, and free of litter
  • Communicate with Camp Director regarding concerns, challenges, and camper experiences
  • Communicate with and manage co-counselors and volunteers
  • Maintain accurate program records including health logs and daily attendance
  • Ensure children’s safety, manage behavior, and act as a role model and mentor
  • Learn, understand, and implement camp emergency policies


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Environmental Sciences, Education, or related field preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience working with children
  • Prior lesson planning experience
  • Strong organizational, group, and time management skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to problem solve
  • High energy and enthusiasm
  • Willingness to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
  • CPR/First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain
  • Must obtain a background check


Please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Candice Hilliard –

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