We recruit experienced and mature individuals with a wide variety of knowledge, abilities and skills, as well as diversity in cultures and backgrounds. We hire people who love children and have talents to share and teach. Our overall staff-to-camper ratio is 1-to-3. All staff members go through an intensive training that includes first aid, water safety, camp skills, non- violent conflict resolution, child development and cooperative living.


“I was so impressed with Circle Pines Summer Camp. If you could bottle and sell the amazing talents of your counselors, you would all be multi-millionaires, (and also, Circle Pines would never have to fund-raise again!) I’ve been a teacher for 22 years, and I honestly have never seen, gathered in one small place, so much talent for working with and engaging children! I was both thoroughly impressed and completely inspired."  ~Anonymous

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