Working at Grace Art Camp

“To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.” – Georgia O’Keeffe

Thank you for your interest in working at Grace Art Camps. We are a collaborative community of creative and diverse people encompassing a range of artistic and global interests, and from all sorts of backgrounds and enjoy sharing their passion for art and community and are committed to fostering an inviting and encouraging environment for children 4 1/2 – 12 years old.

In the words of one long time camp artist, Grace Art Camp is a place “where children might discover their purpose as a human being while experiencing the creative process.”  At the heart of this process are the stories, art, people, landscapes, and the cultures from which they come from that shape each summer and are celebrated by campers and staff alike!

Artists, Counselors, CITs and Volunteers . . .

  • Enjoy children and art, especially larger numbers of younger children, ages 4-12.
  • Are invaluable resources for each other, and  throughout assemblies and studios by participating in camp songs and taking part in various activities the heart of camp.
  • Participate in overall camp community relating to set up, cleaning, and take down.
  • Attend orientation meetings prior to the beginning of Camp program.
  • Communicate directly with Grace Institute hiring staff during the application, training, assignment, and performance process.
  • All staff and volunteers, ages 14 and older, are required to have a background check.

The job descriptions described below are positions during Grace Art Camp held from late June to mid-August. Several positions also exist during our smaller Winter Peace and Spring Break Camps.  Assignments are based on expected weekly enrollment and are subject to change at the discretion of Grace Institute.


Below are links to descriptions of camp positions including  downloadable PDF applications for counselors and CITs.


For more information please contact the Director, Ashley Smith at

Grace Institute is committed to being an open and inclusive community. We accept and support diversity in age, race, physical and mental abilities, sexual orientation and gender identity, religion, and creed in all of its activities and operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.