The Staff Experience

The Camp Young Judaea Midwest staff is a tapestry of individuals who bring their own experience and skill to create a community of hard working and dedicated counselors. Some of our staff have grown up at CYJ Midwest, some have grown up at other camps and some are experiencing overnight camp for the first time. About one-quarter of our staff are Israeli, brought over through the Jewish Agency for Israel. This unique blend enables our staff to relate to each camper in a way that is meaningful and relevant

Male campers and staff with Israeli flags

Are you interested in being a part of the CYJ Midwest family? We’re looking for creative, energetic, caring people to fill a variety of positions at camp this summer. For more information on how you could spend your summer making a difference in the life of a child, please email

Open Positions

CIT Director
Community Care Director
Israel Education Director
Jewish Education Director
Program Director

Logistics Coordinator
Office Manager
Ropes Course Director
Ski Boat Driver
Waterfront Director

Assistance Kitchen Manager
Dining Hall Attendant
Kitchen Assistant
Kitchen Manager
Prep Cook


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