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Part-Time Clubhouse Front-Desk Needed

Looking for a fun summer job and way to maintain an awesome tan without tanlines? Are you a jack (or jill!) of all trades and enjoy variety in your work day?

Come join us at Empire Haven, New York's premier clothing-free resort and campgrounds. We now have openings for part-time staff members (that have the possibility to turn into full-time positions for motivated individuals) for the 2021 camping season - which runs approximately from the beginning of May to the middle of September.  Hours may vary at the beginning and end of the season (weather-dependent).

These positions are based mainly in the Clubhouse. Responsibilities include front desk check-in and cleaning. Requires working most weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) and holidays (Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day). If you have a customer-service oriented attitude, enjoy doing a variety of tasks, and want to spend your summer in a fun atmosphere, this might be the job for you. Minimally must have basic computer skills (incl Microsoft Excel and Word), customer service & cashier experience, and a pleasant attitude. 

To apply, please send your resume to  Do not call to apply.


   Shoulder Season:  Sun-Sat 9am-3pm

Memorial-Labor Day:  Sun-Thurs 9am-3pm

                                       Fri & Sat 9am-5pm


Have questions?  Send us a message!  There may be a delay in response during the off-season (October 1st-April 30th).  To make a reservation, please call us at 315-497-0135.


Sail on in with Your Cardboard Boat Race Entry!


Entry Fee: FREE

​*Cardboard tube WILL be allowed.

You can create a pit crew to help you build and launch your boat.*

General Rules

Teams: You may have up to two people onboard, but as many people as you like can assist in the building of your boat.

We ask that anyone unable to swim or swim well, wear a lifejacket.

​Only cardboard and duct tape may be used to construct your boat. Boats may not exceed six feet in length. You must be able to paddle and steer your own boat. Boats must have clearly defined sides. Surfboard style boats will not be allowed. Legs may not dangle outside of the boat or provide propulsion.

​Boats may be decorated with color duct tapes, ribbons, stickers, and sharpie markers. We ask that you avoid paint or anything that will damage the pool. Additionally, if you wish to attach decorations to your vessel, you may, however they cannot be "floaty." Any decorations must be securely attached to your vessel and cannot provide any sort of competitive advantage, such as flotation devices.

​Boats found to be in violation will be disqualified.


In this competition, participants will be supplied with two small "paddles" per boat. You must use the provided paddles for this competition.

​Participants will have ten seconds to board their vessel. While boarding, a teammate may stabilize the vessel from the side of the pool, but must let go before the starting whistle. You or your boat must be touching the wall at the beginning of the race. You will paddle to the far end, touch the wall, and paddle back to the starting point. Your time will stop when your boat touches the wall at the starting point.

If you fall out of your boat, you may climb back in and complete the race. If your boat sinks or you fall out and are unable or unwilling to continue, you will be considered sunk and not receive a score. A boat is considered sunk when it is unable to be manned and propelled or at the head judge's discretion. ​The boat with the fastest time will win.


In this competition, participants may supply their own paddle (constructed of cardboard), or use their hands to paddle. You should be able to propel and steer your boat, as you will need to maneuver around the pool.

​As the competition progresses you will engage in battle with other boats, trying to sink them. Bailing water out of your boat to survive is permitted. A boat is considered sunk when it it unable to be manned. ​The last boat floating will win the competition.


Three prizes will be awarded: One to the Fastest Boat. One to the Last Boat Floating. One to the Best Decorated Boat.



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