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

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Staff interviews will during school winter break and in late January 2014