Located in the home of baseball, Cooperstown Dreams Park is a premier 22 field youth baseball tournament facility. The Cooperstown Dreams Park Experience, since 1996, offers more than baseball. This cultural and life enriching experience for team and family members will create memories to last a lifetime.
Cooperstown Dreams Park offers our players a chance to succeed, to savor their moment in the spotlight and to feel the excitement of success. We promote a healthy spirit of competition, while at the same time always maintaining traditional values and integrity of the game. Many coaches and parents have described their experience at Dreams Park as the highlight of their child’s life. It is that spirit that has made Cooperstown Dreams Park the “Crown Jewel of Youth Baseball.” We take pride in keeping the tradition of American’s game, baseball, in its purest form.
Qualified candidates must be committed to our staff’s mission of integrity, service, safety, courtesy and cleanliness.
All Ambassadors are given the opportunity to concentrate in their area of interest, while at the same time developing an appreciation for how all departments work together to deliver the best possible experience for our guests.
It is the mission of the Ambassador Program to offer individuals the opportunity for employment at Cooperstown Dreams Park through the four levels of this program: credited internship, non-credited internship, Steward of the Game and residential employee. Each level will offer the participant an opportunity to be a member of the Cooperstown Dreams Park team, gain diverse work experience, and give back to youth and the game of baseball.
To qualify for the Ambassador Program, you must be at least 18 years of age, complete an application, the interview questionnaire, submit two letters of reference (cannot be from family members or friends), complete a satisfactory interview with Human Resources and the Director of your desired department, and pass a background investigation.
To receive college credit you must be enrolled in college and approved for the ambassadorship by your college and Cooperstown Dreams Park, as well as complete the above mentioned. Human Resources will work with college advisors to establish relationships and to ensure all appropriate documentation is completed in a timely manner.
To qualify to be a Steward of the Game you must be an alumnus of Cooperstown Dreams Park or have demonstrated a committed and lasting relationship with the game of baseball. In addition, Stewards of the Game must be 18 years of age as of the date employment at Cooperstown Dreams Park begins and must be committed to work full-time between May 12 and September 1st.
In addition, residential employees must be able to work through September 1st, 2023.
Cooperstown Dreams Park is a camp environment, and your assigned clubhouse living arrangements will include a single bunk bed, footlocker for storage, 3 tier storage tote, and a hanging clothes rack.
Cooperstown Dreams Park provides free laundry service to all Ambassadors during its operational season and there are laundry services available in Cooperstown.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are offered to all program participants.
Wireless internet is available on site but may be limited for use.
Bonuses are discretionary upon the following stipulations. If he or she maintains good employment reviews and stays at least through his or her last day (as agreed on between the Ambassador and Human Resources at the time the employment arrangement commences).
The amount of the bonus will vary, and is influenced by several factors, including length of service time, performance evaluation, condition of living facility upon leaving and attitude. Bonuses are discretionary.
When packing for your stay at Cooperstown Dreams Park, pack the items you would bring with you to college; such as bedding (pillows, blankets, sleeping bags and twin sheets), shower needs (toiletries, towels, shower shoes, etc.), uniform clothing (tan or navy pants, appropriate length shorts or skirts, two pairs of comfortable sneakers and work boots if needed), durable rain gear, computer (if needed), means of transportation if available, any items to keep you occupied during non-work hours (board games, card games, books, etc.), two extended neck locks and a fan. Keep in mind that temperatures can be extremely hot and quite cool; especially during the first week and last week, when nighttime lows can dip into the 40s.