Summer Staff Positions

The Montshire Museum of Science offers extensive summer environmental and science day camp programming for children and also hosts many summer visitors. The Museum hires approximately 16 Day Camp Educators and 6 Donley Fellows who work as Exhibit Explainers.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter listing the positions of greatest interest to:


Summer Camp Positions:

 Directors: Requires experience teaching the appropriate age range, supervisory experience, background in relevant science field and excitement in exploring the natural world with children. Oversees program quality and provides guidance in program development. Supervises and provides leadership for 2-3 staff and interns. Serves as lead liaison with parents. Monitors materials, medical problems, parent and staff concerns, and provides feedback. Leads daily staff debriefing. Directors share teaching responsibilities with other educators.

Educators: Requires informal teaching experience with the appropriate age-range children and excitement in exploring the natural world with children. Develops and leads camp program with other staff. Facilitates explorations, games, solo times, and large and small group activities.

Interns: Most of these positions can be set up to fulfill internship requirements.  Please apply for the positions of most interest and include in your cover letter that you are looking for an internship.

Other Requirements:  Full time camp staff must be college age or older.  CPR and First Aid certification required for all camp positions. 

All Montshire hires are subject to a criminal background check.


Physical Science Camps/Inventors' Workshop

Montshire offers several physical science camps during the summer.  For campers in 3-6th grade, Inventors’ Workshop concentrates on design and problem solving projects. Daily outside exploration, games, and swimming included.

1. Physical Science Camp Director (1 position)
Dates: July 10-August 18 (possibility of an earlier start if interested)
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Pay: $12.50-13.25/hour