American Camp Association (ACA)

Cook - Chef - Food Service 2022

Camp Lohikan
Lake Como, Pennsylvania, United States
3 days ago



A detailed job description for this position is available by contacting our staff coordinator at

SUMMER CAMP SEASON: June 17th through August 18th 

PRE and POST CAMP WORK AVAILABLE!  May 1st through September.

Additional employment is available before and after the summer camp season.   The benefits packages are among the best in the industry!  Click here for more information. 


CAMP LOHIKAN in the Pocono Mts.

Camp Lohikan is a coed resident summer camp located in Wayne County, which is situated in northeast Pennsylvania.  Our campers range in age from 6 to 15 and come to camp from all over the world. So does our staff! We operate 65+ Arts, Sports and Adventure Activities on a daily basis and our facilities are extensive.  Click here for more information.

We pay the BEST salaries to recruit the BEST staff!

Nothing is more important than our staff and we know it.  If you are a hard working individual who enjoys children, you may be just the person we're searching for.  Staff members must be able to put kids first at all times.  It is also essential that staff members be strong role models for our campers.  And because we're working with kids, we have strict policies in many areas including alcohol, smoking, vaping, curfew, etc.  

If you have the talent to excel in the area of your specialty and you are an outgoing, friendly individual who is hard-working and flexible, we strongly encourage you to complete our employment application!


  • We pay the BEST salaries to recruit the BEST staff! 
  • Travel allowance is available. 
  • Room, board & laundry services are provided. You have no expenses! 
  • Nights-off and days-off are scheduled throughout the summer. 
  • Pre and post-camp employment is available.   May to Sept.
  • FREE CAMP TUITION is provided for children of senior members of our staff, e.g., camp chef, food service director. 
  • Senior Food Service Staff are provided private rooms.  Special private accommodations are available for families.
  • Our top caliber staff is recruited from across the US and Europe and provides a unique social experience for our residents.   
  • Why not work in a noncompetitive, supportive camp environment where the emphasis is on individual attention and FUN? For more information about Camp Lohikan's program click here
  • Working at Camp Lohikan is the experience of a lifetime. The personal growth, the rewards of working with children, the excitement of an active, diverse community and the close friendships that you form will stay with you long after the summer ends. Many staff members describe their employment at Camp Lohikan as the BEST summer of their life. You will too! Click here to read what other staff members have said about working at Camp Lohikan.   
  • For more information about the benefits of working at Camp Lohikan click here. 

CAMP LOHIKAN'S FACILITIES are among the most extensive in camping! They include: 1200 acres, private lake (50+ boats), heated swimming pool, 11 tennis courts w/lights, 30 horse stable on premises (w/ indoor and outdoor riding rings!), indoor and outdoor basketball courts, 4 regulation sport fields, performing arts center w/amphitheater, music recording studio, air conditioned dance studio, creative arts center w/14 workshops, gymnastics center (fully equipped plus bungee trampoline), huge indoor roller hockey rink, over 40,000 square feet of indoor activity facilities, 7 miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking & ATV's(4 wheelers), complete circus program, indoor and outdoor flying trapeze rigs, adventure program site w/35' climbing tower, 40' real rock climbing site (on camp!), 2 zip lines, high & low ropes course, huge skate park, radio broadcasting studio, modern cabins w/bathrooms and individual showers and lots more! For more information about Camp Lohikan's facilities click here.

COLLEGE STUDENTS, TEACHERS,COACHES & CHILD CARE PROFESSIONALS: In addition to food service staff members, we are searching for college-enrolled cabin counselors and activity instructors,  as well as certified teachers, coaches and other professionals to direct and instruct our 65+ Arts, Sports & Adventure  Activities, e.g., horseback riding director, tennis director, pool director, lifeguard trainer, lake director, inter-camp games director, evening program director, special events director, group leaders, head counselors, transportation staff, nurses, doctors, office staff, maintenance staff.


  • Minimum 2 years of cooking experience in quantity food production service, food safety and sanitation requirements/procedures.
  • Culinary school graduates preferred.
  • Serv-Safe Certification preferred.
  • Ability to handle long hours and camp life with a positive and upbeat attitude.
  • General knowledge and understanding of nutrition.
  • Ability to interact positively with children, other camp personnel and the public.
  • As a condition of employment applicants must pass Camp Lohikan's pre-offer and post-offer staff screening processes which include: reference checks, criminal background checks, sex-offender registry check and other staff screening checks deemed appropriate.   

Please note that Camp Lohikan is a nonsmoking camp.


Job Information

  • Job ID: 58745759
  • Location:
    Lake Como, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Position Title: Cook - Chef - Food Service 2022
  • Company Name: Camp Lohikan
  • Position: Food Service
  • Setting: Overnight Camp
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • accredited: Yes
  • Min Education: None
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Season of Job: Summer

Camp Lohikan is a traditional summer camp for boys and girls of the ages 6 to 15. We are located in the Pocono Mts. of northeastern Pennsylvania in the village of Lake Como. We're about 2.5 hours from New York City. Camp Lohikan has been operated by the Buynak Family since 1957. We are warm, welcoming camp community dedicated to caring for our campers and staff. Our goal is to provide an environment of support and encouragement where children will try new things and grow in the process. We are searching for individua...

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