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Accounting/Finance Summer Camp Internship - (PAID)

Camp Towanda is the premier co-ed, 7 week sleep-away camp for children ages 7-17. We offer a well rounded program of activities from sports, to the waterfront, Outdoor Adventure and the Arts.

 Internship Overview:

As an Accounting Intern, you will work in our main office and assist our Finance Director in the management of Camp Towanda accounts receivables, accounts payable and the camp bank. 

Assignments will involve basic accounting practices such as entering invoices & cash receipts, paying bills, recording manual checks, processing camper enrollment, medical charges and camper refunds. Responsibilities also include reconciling Petty Cash funds, camper spending accounts and trip money. Will also work closely with older campers on budgeting of their personal spending accounts. Analytical reports and special projects may also be necessary. Some clerical assistance will be required.

Learning Objectives:

  • Build upon the knowledge of your major and strengthen your operational and management skills.
  • Improve self confidence and initiative by working with a diverse, multicultural staff. 
  • Understand logistics and operations related to managing a children's summer camp.
  • Strengthen leadership, teamwork and communication skills while experiencing the importance and impact of being a positive role model to hundreds of children.
  • Take advantage of networking and mentoring opportunities from our Leadership Team, Alumni and Parent Network.  

Skills and Background Required:

  • Academic concentration in Accounting or Finance required. 
  • Must have completed 2 semesters of accounting
  • Must be detail oriented and have solid computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Google Sheets. 
  • Knowledge of an accounting software QuickBooks preferred, but not required.

Daily Responsibilities:

Interns also work with the campers as a counselor, living in a cabin with campers and other co-counselors. Working at Camp Towanda as a counselor provides hands-on experience and leadership opportunities, while building skills that hiring managers are looking for, such as flexibility, adaptability, initiative, self-direction, social and cross-cultural skills, productivity, accountability, leadership and responsibility. When you are not at your specialty, you will be with your assigned group of campers as a counselor, ensuring safety, team-building, growth and development in all activities and in life at camp.

Benefits of Interning at Camp:

  • Individually tailored experience to meet your goals, working with school advisors so that you get the most out of your internship.
  • Hands on program, working directly in your discipline. 
  • Real world work experience in an exciting, immersive, supportive environment
  • Work with a diverse team from around the world, impacting and inspiring today’s youth.
  • Join a vast network of staff, Alumni and Parents that can connect you in future endeavors. 


The next step is to fill out our online application. We will then connect to set up a video interview over Zoom. Our internships are integrated with our hired camp counselor positions; there is one application. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us. 570-253-3266 or

Be sure to check out our website and our staff website