Hands-on House Children’s Museum of Lancaster is looking for energetic, dedicated teachers for our summer camp. Our camp runs from 9-2 each day and serves children ages 4-10. Our activity zone teachers will be teaching content in one of our four learning zones: art, STEM, adventure, and play.

Art Zone teacher: teaches art techniques and leads activities

STEM Zone teacher: teaches STEM content and leads activities

Adventure Zone teacher: leads movement-based games and learning activities

Play Zone teacher: facilitates free play and leads play-based activities


  • 2+ years documented work with children
  • Degree or in the process of obtaining a degree in early childhood education, science education, art education, or related fields
  • Preference given to those with experience in one of our zone areas
  • 20 years of age or older
  • Ability to work outside for 5+ hours, be on your feet for extended periods, and lift 25+ pounds
  • Available for at least 7 of 9 weeks of camp (running from June 13 to August 19 with the week of July 4th off)


  • Teach planned activities to children aged 4-10
  • Set up, clean, and maintain zone space
  • Facilitate afternoon free-time activities
  • Supervise children during transitions, playground time, and lunch
  • Opportunity to plan some of the zone activities
  • Direct and supervise youth volunteers

Other Information:

  • Average workday 8:15-2:30 
  • Rate: $13-14 an hour

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