Living together in the community through the arts

Since its founding in 1953, Allens Lane Art Center has been a cornerstone of the Mt. Airy community by bringing the residents together to participate in and enjoy the arts.  Whether its art classes for children or adults, amazing art exhibitions or cutting edge plays on the mainstage, there is something for everyone at Allens Lane.

601 West Allens Lane ~ Philadelphia, PA 19119 ~ p: 215.248.0546


For CIT's, Jr. Counselors and Sr. Counselors

Please fill out and submit this form below to apply for employment with the Allens Lane Art Center's Summer Art Camp.

  • CIT's: The Counselor-In-Training program is for teens entering 8th through 12th grade.

  • Jr. Counselor: The role of the junior counselor is to provide leadership for counselors-in-training, and assist senior counselors in day-to-day activities. This opportunity is available to teens in 11th and 12th grade.

  • Sr. Counselor: The senior counselor position is available to adults as well as young adults who have completed high school. Senior Counselors will be asked to supervise their group of campers throughout each activity, and provide leadership for the counselor-in-training and junior counselor. Once you have submitted this online application, please mail a copy of your current resume to: Summer Art Camp Director, Allens Lane Art Center, 601 West Allens Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19119.

  • The Allens Lane Art Center’s Summer Art Camp runs Monday through Friday, 8:30AM to 3:30PM.
  • For All Applicants: YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR THE ENTIRE EIGHT WEEK PERIOD of camp plus orientation and training prior to the start of camp.

Please select which position you are applying for:


Full Address:
Include city, state and zip


Home Phone Number (with area code)

Cell Phone Number (with area code)

Grade Level as of September
(for CIT and Jr. Counselors Only)

Parent's Name
(for CIT and Jr. Counselors Only)

Parent's Cell (if available)
(for CIT and Jr. Counselors Only)

Do your parent(s) or guardian(s) know that you are applying for this position?
(for CIT and Jr. Counselors Only)


What experience have you had working with children? Please be specific (I baby-sit for a three and five year old once a month, worked at another camp, etc..)


What experience have you had in the arts? Please be specific (Took art classes, plan on being an artist, etc..)


What age(s) would you like to work with?


What special qualities do you feel that you have to offer to the campers and the staff?

  Please list your High School level attained (if applicable)
  Please list your College level attained (if applicable)
  For Sr. Counselor Only
What skills do you possess that will help you excel in a leadership role?

Is there anything else you would like us to know about you?


If we do not have space for you to work during the regular camp day, would you like to help with the Before Care (7:30AM – 8:30AM) or After Care (3:30PM – 6PM) Programs?


Please provide us with the names, addresses, and phone numbers of 3-5 people (adults) not related to you who can tell us about you.

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