New for 2024! Formerly The Handwork Studio and Velocity Adventure Camps, same great team just a new name! At DEAN, roll up your sleeves and dive in to encounter the joy and richness of teaching in an experiential learning environment.

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Why work for us? 

Are you ready to begin a journey that goes beyond the ordinary? Look no further than DEAN Adventure Camps! We understand the importance of creating a supportive and empowering environment for campers and staff. Join us and be part of a team that guides explorers of all ages to shine in their unique ways, fostering personal and professional growth. 

DEAN Adventure Camps is more than just a workplace; it's a close-knit community. Join a team that values collaboration, creativity, and the shared goal of creating lifelong memories for our campers. Forge meaningful connections with fellow staff members and be part of something extraordinary.

If you're passionate about making a positive impact, fostering growth in others, and creating lasting memories, DEAN Adventure Camps is the perfect place. Join us in transforming ordinary days into extraordinary adventures for campers and staff alike.


Our Culture

DEAN Adventure Camps promotes a philosphy of learning by making, learning by doing, and learning by playing because learning should be a fun, interactive, and productive experience!

We empower children, families, and communities through experiential learning. We, as instructors, encourage children during their journey to develop a sense of pride by being kind to themselves and others, accepting mistakes, and fearlessly exploring their ideas. Our core values are grounded in trust, care, education, and creativity.

At DEAN Adventure Camps, we establish care to build trust to empower learners to create authentically. We use these building blocks to educate and create opportunities to learn.

DEAN Adventure Camps is fortunate to bring a team together of people with different backgrounds, experiences, and abilities. The individual talents YOU bring to the table are the exceptionality of our organization. We at DEAN Adventure Camps uphold the belief that every person is treated with respect and kindness.





Our Benefits

When working at DEAN Adventure Camps,  we want to make this a mutually beneficial experience for everyone. We hope you will see the value of what a position with DEAN Adventure Camps can bring. The following is a list of some of the benefits of being a part of our organization:

  • A fully defined curriculum and paid training. You DO NOT need to be an expert. We are very willing to train the right person on our methods, and you are willing to put in the work.
  • Leadership training and professional development around classroom management, curriculum instruction, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training, and behavior management.
  • Reimbursed in full (if applicable) for any required background checks and certifications, e.g. CPR and First Aid.
  • Breakfast is provided on Mondays.
  • Coffee, drinks, and snacks are available every day during camp.
  • Free parking.
  • A Referral program. When you make a recommendation for someone for us to hire and they successfully complete their contract with us; you will receive a bonus of $50 for each individual who is hired and successfully completes their commitment. There is no limit to how many hires you can recommend.
  • Free or significantly reduced camp rates for immediate dependants.



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