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Now Hiring CampVandy Counselors for Summer 2018:



The Rec is now hiring counselors for CampVandy, the department’s recreational summer day camp. Camp positions span over 10 weeks of the summer, including 1 week of training and 9 weeks of camp programming. Camp Counselors develop camp-wide programming, assist in administrative tasks, plan special events throughout the camp, and actively interact with campers ages 5-13. They are responsible for creating, organizing, and executing active and passive programming that align with CampVandy’s theme weeks.
Activities include climbing the rock wall, swimming in the pool, playing field games, and building arts and crafts. Both counselors and coordinators are responsible for ensuring a safe and inclusive camp environment. We would also like this language to go in a box at the top of the CampVandy page ( that has this same paragraph and a link to the student employment page to apply. 


CampVandy 2018 information will be available in January 2018.

Registration for Summer 2018 will open mid/end of February.


CampVandy promotes experiential learning through active programming for campers ages 5-13. The Rec’s Summer Day Camp, is an opportunity for campers to learn lifelong skills and stay fit. Campers climb the rock wall, swim in the pool, play field games, go bowling, participate in fitness classes, build arts and crafts and much more!

Camp sessions are Monday through Friday.

Camp Day: (9am-4:30pm)
$200/week for Vanderbilt University Employees and Rec members
$250/week for Non-Members (monthly memberships available)

Before Care: (7:30am-9am)
$10/day; $50/week

After Care: (4:30pm-6pm)
$10/day; $50/week

Swim School Transfers: (4pm-5pm group lesson, return to After Care from 5pm-6pm)
$90/week (M-Th; Fri is a makeup day)

Summer 2017:

Session Theme Description
June 5-9 Team Spirit Attend the CampVandy summer kick off week with Team Spirit! A week filled with Field Day fun, Pep Rally, Tennessee state pride activities, All Star game, Vanderbilt special guests and much much more!
June 12-16 Amazing Race Race into CampVandy! Learn about the world while participating in camp-wide competitions, scavenger hunts, obstacle courses, pool relay races, and more!
June 19-23 Safari Adventure

Are you ready for an Adventure? Safari Adventure is a week full of field trips across campus, Indoor Field House rappelling (ages 10+), Zoo Visit, animal masks, s'mores and more!

June 26-30 Science & Space Experiments galore! Egg drop, greasy watermelon relays, VandyRec Star Wars, boat races, arts & crafts, make your own ice-cream, and more!
July 3-7 (no camp July 4) Vandy Olympics Experience CampVandy one game at a time! Make your own medal, learn new activities, play an Olympic sport, and bond with your fellow campers/country.  Board games, camp-wide foosball, real-life Mario cart, and much more!
July 10-14 Island Paradise CampVandy's Waterweek! Join us during one of the hottest weeks of the summer for a Hawaiian luau, carnival games, pool races, slip and slide, Wildlife on wheel- Zoo Visit, and more!
July 17-21 Superhero It’s a bird, it's a plane, it's Superhero week at CampVandy! Campers will fly (rappel- ages 10+) inside the fieldhouse, defeat the rock wall, meet real life and fictional heroes, and act out their own superhero story!
July 24-28 Hollywood Stars Are you a VandyStar?? Wrap up the CampVandy summer with the CampVandy's got talent show, Vanderbilt special guests, dancing, music, and more!


Questions or concerns: please contact the CampVandy staff at