WHY APPLY FOR A CAMP STAFF JOB?
Here are a few of the countless reasons that are frequently expressed:
- To make lots of new friends in your area, other states, and even other countries
- To spend a summer in the great outdoors where nature prevails
- To acquire experiential education (learning by doing) and new skills that will last a lifetime
- To be part of an effective team and to cooperate with others to get things done
- To learn how to lead others and to apply leadership skills
- To undertake and fulfill meaningful challenges and to earn the satisfaction of doing a job well
- To work with youth and adults of all ages
- To serve others (the most noble and fulfilling pursuit of all)
- To give something back for the opportunities you have received
- To live in a wholesome environment based on the Scout Oath and Scout Law
- To have meaningful spiritual experiences
- To have the advice, counsel, and support of senior staff who are dedicated to helping you succeed
- To be paid and receive food and lodging in return for something challenging and fun
- To be considered for jobs of greater responsibility and to receive letters of recommendation for other pursuits
WHEN I’M AT CAMP, WHERE COULD I WORK?
There are many different opportunities and areas at camp, all of which provide a different experience. We try to place staff members in areas they are passionate about. Sharing something with others that you are passionate about, will bring joy to both yourself and too others. This elevates he program for the youth who attend our camp.
Adults over 21 can apply to serve as the Camp Program Director, the Camp Business Manager, Health Officer, Aquatics Director, Shooting Sports Director, Camp Ranger, Kitchen Manager (Head Cook) or any of the positions for 18 and older.
Adults over 18 can apply to serve as A Camp Commissioner, Archery Director, Nature/Ecology Director, Handicraft Director, Scoutcraft Director, and Trading Post Manager.
Youth and Adults over 15 can apply to serve as Jr Staff members in the one of the following areas: Aquatics, Archery, Nature, Scoutcraft, Handcraft, BB-Gun Range, Kitchen/Food Service, Quartermaster, Assistant Ranger and Trading Post.
COUNSELOR IN TRAINING PROGRAM (CIT)
Youth 14 years of age are eligible to serve as a Counselor in Training or CIT. This training program is challenging and rewarding. CIT’s are volunteer staff members, who focus on developing themselves to gain skills and knowledge so that they can one day become a paid staff member.
CIT’s are assigned to a specific program area (program areas listed above). CIT's serve as assistants and helpers to the area director and other staff. They are full members of our staff and receive all of the T-shirts and other SWAG that all staff members get. They also help with our camp-wide events, games and campfires.