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 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
Staff members must:
- Be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America. This can happen as part of applying to work at camp.
- Be at least 16 years of age during camp (ages 14-15 can serve as a counselor-in-training).
- Exemplify the Scout Oath and Law.
- Complete an application
Please provide two references by having your references fill out this form[wpdm_category id=staff item_per_page=10]
Staff interviews will during school winter break and in late January 2014