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Summer Camp Instructor-Visual Arts

Arena Stage
Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Camp Arena Stage is dedicated to the personal and creative growth of its campers, by providing excellent arts instruction in a joyful, supportive community. Campers are empowered to choose their own schedule from over 50 classes in theater, dance, music, visual arts, filmmaking and writing. Camp Arena Stage brings together campers (ages 8-15) and professional artist-educators from diverse backgrounds to explore, discover and create art.


Community and art make the magic of Camp Arena Stage.

At camp we see, recognize and appreciate each individual for who they are and the art that only they can make. We value being present, joyful, creative and kind.

We know art has a product, but it is also a process full of mistakes and discoveries.

We support one another and make a place that is safe to take risks and to grow.


The Visual Arts Instructor at Camp Arena Stage plans and teaches four daily art classes and participates fully in other aspects of camp. Seeking a candidate enthusiastic about teaching 3-dimensional arts classes like mask making, sculpture, paper-mache, printmaking, mosaics, crafts, fiber arts, and eco-art. Open to ideas of classes the applicant would be excited to teach. Supplies budget provided.

This role is Full-Time & Seasonal, 40 hours per week, June 19 – August 5, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. (Thursdays 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.) This includes one paid week of camp staff training followed by three 2-week sessions. Camp Arena Stage is a day camp located on the campus of Georgetown Visitation (1524 35th St. NW, Washington, DC). Free onsite parking is available. Staff discount for children of staff members.

  • Plan curriculum for and teach four classes each day to ages 8-11 and 12-15.
  • Serve as a homeroom/small group leader for 8 campers OR be part of the team that runs carpool lines and the technical needs of our daily Noontime Show.
  • Co-lead a one-time recreation or arts activity each day
  • Participate in a full week of on-site camp staff training
  • Contribute to a safe, supportive, collaborative arts community for campers and staff
  • Attend brief faculty meetings on Thursdays from 4:15 – 4:45 p.m.
  • Participate in a camp clean-up day on August 5.


  • Experience working with young people; teaching experience within art form preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or higher and/or equivalent professional experience, outstanding undergraduates considered
  • Ability to plan and teach hands-on, age-appropriate activities that encourage creativity and skill building

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