Counselor in Training

About the Program

Did you enjoy being a camper? Come see what it's like to be a counselor. This two-week intensive course covers everything from welcoming your campers to group leadership to planning activities and a whole lot more.

  • Help campers gain a better knowledge of whales, dolphins, penguins, sharks and more
  • Learn how to be "kid-siderate"
  • Observe camps in session
  • Plan, present and evaluate activities
  • Learn everything from body language to dealing with homesickness
  • And, participate along with campers as they enjoy the amazing rides, shows and attractions of SeaWorld®

For campers in grades 11 to 12 and have already completed Advanced Career Camp.

Download the Resident Camp Camper/Parent Handbook.

2017 Dates

Camps runs 2:00 p.m. Sunday - 10:00 a.m. Friday

  • June 18-30
  • July 2-14
  • July 16-28
  • July 30-August 11

Sample Itinerary

Day 1
  • Dinner and Orientation

  • Day 2
  • How to be a counselor 101

  • Day 3
  • Expedition Camp curriculum training
  • Shadow camp counselors

  • Day 4
  • Animal Information training
  • Shadow camp counselors

  • Day 5
  • Learning SeaWorld® camp policies
  • Shadow camp counselors

  • Day 6
  • Assist in check out procedures
  • Behavior management training

  • Day 7
  • Practicing giving animal information talks
  • Learn and practice camp activities

  • Day 8
  • Welcome campers and help to get them settled

  • Day 9 - Fish Day
  • Assist in leading expedition campers around the park
  • Give an animal information talk to campers
  • Lead an activity for campers

  • Day 10 - Pinniped
  • Assist counselors in handing out fish to feed pinnipeds
  • Monitor campers while feeding pinnipeds
  • Aid in behavior management with campers

  • Day 11 - Bird Day
  • Lead campers around the park
  • Lead camp songs to campers
  • Lead a camp activity

  • Day 12 - Whale Day
  • Monitor campers at Dolphin Cove
  • Give an animal information talk to campers
  • Lead in camp activity

  • Day 13
  • Departure
  • Price

    $1,400 for 12-night session

    You must have completed Advanced Career Camp at SeaWorld San Antonio to attend this camp.

    The $100 deposit is non-refundable. If the balance of camp fees is paid and cancellation is necessary, the following refund will apply if written or verbal notice of cancellation is received:

    • Less than FOUR weeks prior to camp session - 80% of the program fee
    • Less than THREE weeks prior to camp session - 50% of the program fee
    • Less than TWO weeks prior to camp session - No Refund Given
    • If a camper leaves a session early or is dismissed, a refund will not be given