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Live, work, and play on Bear Island this summer!

Camping Services Branch

Meredith, NH 03053-

Camp Nokomis & Lawrence
102 Powers Rd
Meredith, NH 03053-

The Merrimack Valley YMCA Camps, have over 100 years of traditions. We operate two overnight camps on Lake Winnipesaukee’s Bear Island in New Hampshire: Camp Lawrence for boys aged 8-16 and Camp Nokomis for girls aged 8-16. We also run a Family Camp for 9 days at the end of the summer at Camp Lawrence. The Merrimack Valley YMCA Camps also has an alumni base that reaches far and wide. We have former campers and staff living all over the world. Currently we are in touch with over 1000 alumni from our camps. We are able to stay connected with them through events and newsletters.

Under the supervision of the Food Service Director this position is responsible for all aspects of the food-service program including the implementation of all applicable health, sanitary, and safety regulations including State of New Hampshire and American Camping Association requirements.

Applicants should possess a culinary school education or comparable job experience, have maturity, and be able to direct, coordinate, and manage the performance of kitchen staff. Safe Serve certification and organizational skills also a must. Previous Summer Camp experience is a plus!

Safe Serve certification preferred

  • Plans and leads in the preparation of meals and monthly menus which meet the nutritional needs of the campers and staff.
  • Maintains inventories and food orders in consultation with the Food Service Director.
  • Prepares meals, snacks, and special food requests.
  • Assigns tasks to the kitchen staff.
  • Strictly enforces sanitary standards as well as kitchen etiquette of all who enter the dining hall.
$400.00 - $800.00

Room and Board is included!


How to Apply


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