Join the Fun: Leadership Academy Seeks Energetic Leaders and Staff This Summer!

Looking for an unforgettable summer job in Nashville that will help you grow leadership skills and gain valuable experience? Consider being a camp counselor with Leadership Academy! Our camps offer opportunities to work in some of the best parks in Nashville while helping children appreciate nature and building up-to-date skills for employment. As a counselor, you’ll have the chance to work at multiple camps and gain experience working with children of all ages. Plus, working at camp is known to have a life-changing impact, helping counselors gain skills in communication, problem-solving, and confidence. 

As part of our mission, we strive to help children connect with nature and others to increase their creativity, confidence, social intelligence, and grit. And as a counselor, you will work directly with children, engaging them in nature play, outdoor skill development, and making friends. You’ll also enjoy perks like having nights and weekends off, weekly staff outings, a free staff shirt, snacks and drinks, and more. Join us this summer and make lifelong memories while growing your skills for the 21st-century job market!

Basic Requirements:

  • Must enjoy working with children and being outdoors.
  • Must have experience supervising children and provide references.
  • Must have CPR and First Aid training from a nationally recognized agency before staff training.
  • See each description for any specific requirements.

Available Positions:

  • Summer Camp Internship
  • Camp Counselors (Camp Twigs)
  • Mountain Bike Camp Counselor
  • Sail Camp Counselor
  • Sail Camp Instructor
  • Program Assistant and Photographer
  • Assistant Director/Naturalist
  • Camp Director Sail Camp
  • Teen Leaders Program Coordinator
  • Camp Director
  • Executive Camp Director (year-round, full-time position)


Working at a summer camp like Leadership Academy can be a rewarding experience that provides opportunities for personal and professional growth. You will have the chance to work with children, develop leadership skills, and build relationships with your fellow staff members. Additionally, working at a summer camp allows for a unique immersive experience in nature that can lead to unforgettable memories. Whether it’s singing around a campfire, going on a hike, or simply spending time with campers, there are endless opportunities to create meaningful moments that will stay with you for years to come.



Our 2023 Application is open now! If you have any questions about the application, text/call us at 833-244-3288 or email [email protected].

We can’t wait to meet you! 

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