Welcome to Tate's Day Camp, where each day brings new action, excitement, and adventure.

You might make an excellent "Fun Professional" if . . .

  • You like working in the beautiful outdoors

  • You can sing She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain 10 times while standing on your head in the rain

  • You enjoy the crackle of the campfire, sticky marshmallow fingers, and guitar music

  • You sincerely want to be a leader of children

  • You want to work with a dynamic team of high-spirited, energetic co-workers

  • You're not afraid to learn, experience new challenges, and strive for excellence

  • If any of the above describes you, then read on!

Each year when we survey our camp families and ask them what they consider to be the greatest benefit to the Tate's Day Camp Program, winning by a landslide, the number one answer is always -- STAFF!

Tate's Day Camp staff members, also known as the Fun Professionals, create those magical camp memories that campers treasure forever. It is the staff that is there to lead children, plan activities, be both a role model and a friend, and play hard every day.

As the 2018 Camp Season approaches we are seeking to find and hire staff for the following positions:

  • staff-application-image2Camp Counselors

  • Lifeguards who are also Swim Instructors

  • Arts & Crafts Instructors

  • Nature Instructors

  • Climbing Tower/Zipline and Tree Climbing Instructors

  • Archery Instructors

  • Marksmanship Instructors

  • Music and Drama Leaders

  • Floaters (work weekly in different positions)
  • Welcome Center (Guest Services)

  • Office Assistant

Tate's Day Camp is conveniently located in West Knoxville at the corner of Cedar Bluff Road and Middlebrook Pike. Our 52-acre camp facility includes multiple buildings, a campfire ring, stocked fishing pond, three swimming pools, archery & marksmanship ranges, wooded land for environmental activities, a climbing tower, zip line, and recreational fields for sports and games.


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