It’s Time for Camp! Registration for Summer 2017 is now Open! 

Spots go quickly, so make sure to register now! Please go to our Youth Camp page to learn more about each camp, our sliding scale fee options, and more! We look forward to seeing you this summer!

Registration for the 2017-2019 Cohort of the Spiritual Guidance Program is now open!

Space is limited, so the sooner you apply, the better your chances of acceptance into this program that participants are calling “the gift of a lifetime” (Muriel Wolf, 2016-2018 Cohort) and “a fine example of a professional, thoughtful, intelligent, and deeply meaningful program which has attracted a cohort of gifted and talented participants” (Bonney Parker, 2016-2018 Cohort). Enrollment will be open until all slots are filled, or until October 15 — whichever occurs first. Find out more here!


EOE — The Rowe Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Registration and Office Coordinator

Responsible for office functions and registrations for programs. Among the skills and experience we are looking for are familiarity with office procedures, a good phone manner, the ability to work as part of a team and to multi-task, a sense of humor, a warm and friendly manner, and the ability to provide excellent customer service. Please send resume and cover letter to Full job description upon request. 
Summer and Seasonal Employment Opportunities 

Seasonal opportunities available for various periods
from April through October. 

Summer Head Cook (2) — Hands-on cooking position. Supervise summer cooks, prepare tow meals/day, five days/ week. Good cooking skills, three years experience cooking for groups, ability to supervise and train others.

Summer Cooks (3) —  Assist with preparing two meals/day for 75-120 people, keep kitchen clean, put food away deliveries, other kitchen tasks. Requires teamwork, ability and willingness to follow direction, physical stamina, positive attitude

Summer Kitchen Housekeeper/Prep Cook (3) — Entry-level positions for those without experience. As part of kitchen team, keep kitchen clean, put away food deliveries, wash pots and pans, lead campers in doing dishes, assist with cooking prep and other kitchen tasks. Requires teamwork, ability to learn quickly and follow direction, physical stamina, positive attitude.

Seasonal Maintenance (1): Works with Rowe’s facilities team to keep physical aspects of the camp functioning (everything from changing light bulbs to construction projects and fixing cars). Hard work, self-motivation, willingness to work with others, flexibility and helpfulness. Can begin as early as May 30 through June 7.

Summer Camp Health Coordinator (1): RN or MD preferred. On-call 24 hours/day to care for ill campers and staff. The “camp nurse” has 14 days off during the camp sessions and gets relief coverage to take hikes or go to the beach when someone is available to cover. Requires love of young people,  sense of humor, tact, resourcefulness, and other nursely attributes. For children’s camps only, June 25-August 19. We hire for one camp only or entire season. Families welcome.

Summer Relief Nurse (1): Covers days off for camp nurse during three-week camps. Responsible for all duties of nurse stated above. For any of the following dates: July 3-5, July 10-12, July 24-26, Aug. 7-9, Aug. 14-16.

Summer Volunteers: We also can use extra hands throughout the summer.

Please call 413-339-4954 or email us at

2017 Centennial Fund: Joffe House by the Brook

Help us prepare for the next 100 years! The Centennial Campaign is a 10 year plan to bring all the buildings and grounds into good repair in time for Rowe’s 100th anniversary. Our goal is to raise $100,000 a year, focusing on one building at a time — making needed repairs, renovating to meet the current and future needs of the center, and working toward environmental sustainability.

Find out more here!


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