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Join The Team

The Y is interested in hiring the finest role models to live in a Caring, Honest, Respectful and Responsible way while teaching life skills, being silly, and impacting the lives of each and every member, family and community we interact with.​ Are you a good candidate for the Y? If you want to make a difference...if you would like to make friends from around the world...if you want to be a part of traditions and innovations in excellence...if you would like to be in a beautiful location...if you would like the opportunity to grow personally and professionally...the answer is yes! All staff positions require a commitment to the core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility, as well as a positive attitude, dedication and hard work, creativity and a determination to give 100% to the children and the job. 


  • Director of Overnight Camping - This is a full-time exempt position.  Please email for more details and to send any resumes.  

  • Afterschool Counselors - To help with evening programming and events.  Please use the apply link down below.  

Want a life changing opportunity at our YMCA?

Working at camp is one of the most demanding and rewarding jobs you can ever have! Any job skill you want to learn or improve upon can happen at our camp. Enjoy the spirit, traditions and lifelong friendships while experiencing the culture and diversity of a staff from across the United States and around the world and, of course, this unique area of South Dakota as well!

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Cabin Leaders - Cabin Leaders are the primary caregivers for each camper. Responsibilities include planning, teaching, coordinating and carrying out activities, as well as guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills. Cabin Leaders must possess a desire and ability to work with a diverse population of children in the outdoors.

Program Coordinators - Will directly supervise and aid Cabin Leaders through evaluations and support where needed as well as assigning cabins. Overseeing the planning and execution of All-Camp activities, Village activities, Campout Nights, and various administrative tasks associated with camp programming.

Teen Development Coordinators - Will oversee the Teen Program and work with Cabin Leaders to plan and implement all teen programming on and off campus.

Waterfront Director: Will be responsible, for the safety and implementation of all swimming activities. Must have current Lifeguard Certification.

Lifeguard Program Staff (3) - Will be responsible, under the supervision of the Waterfront Director, for the instruction and implementation of all swimming activities. Must have current Lifeguard Certification.

Assistant Camp Cooks (2) - Will assist in the preparation of three (3) meals a day, as well as help maintain a clean kitchen. The Cook will also be responsible for reporting when food needs to be ordered.


Click on the button for our summer application. Submit online, attach it in an email, or return it in person to Dani Parkison, Camp Director, at and we will get back to you shortly!



Contact our COS: Mark Barron


Y Phone: 605.365.5232

Camp Phone: 605.733.2652

Mailing Address:

PO BOX 218

Dupree, SD 57623

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