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An AuSM opportunity for students, para-professionals, teachers, and service providers. Make a difference this summer. As an AuSM camp counselor, you have the chance to:

  • Achieve MDE professional competencies in Autism Spectrum Disorders. (Certificates with selected competencies will be available upon request.)
  • Get valuable hands-on experience using structure, environmental supports, social stories, and individual communication systems.
  • Earn graduate credits from Hamline University. Camp is also an opportunity for students to perform undergraduate internships.
  • Apply to work any number of sessions you desire.
  • Do it! As a camp counselor, you not only gain personal experience, you touch the lives of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder by providing a unique camp experience.

About AuSM Camp

  • All meals and staff housing with modern quarters are provided (for residential camps only).
  • Activities may include swimming, hiking, fishing, boating, crafts, nature, archery, horseback riding, and music therapy with a focus on social interaction and communication.
  • Campers are divided into groups by age, gender, and interests.
  • All sessions have program staff with a background in autism to assist the counselors.

AuSM Camp Applications

To download a Word document Camp Staff application, click here. Please note that this attachment should be opened in Word. 

If the Word application isn't working, click here to download a pdf application.

Applicants also must complete and submit two additional pages of information. Click here to download these pages.

AuSM Summer Camp Openings (click on the links for job descriptions)