Are you tired of doing the same old routine?
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 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
Why work at a fast food or retail establishment that focuses on sales when you can have opportunities like these that will prepare you for more meaningful endeavors?
Are you looking for a summer job that provides a sense of accomplishment like no other? The position of Camp Counselor at Sequassen is a satisfying challenge. It’s teaching. It’s helping others to succeed. It’s Scouting at its best. It’s also a big step toward your future success. If you are at least 16 years of age and interested in a great summer job, this is the opportunity for you.
Counselor In Training (CIT) Programs
Scouts who are interested in a future summer camp staff position may participate in a Counselor in Training (CIT) program at Camp Sequassen Scouts BSA Resident Camp. Scouts receive leadership development training as well as hands on experience working in camp program areas. Scouts completing the CIT program will be given preference for employment on the camp staff the following year.
Scouts must be 15 years old or older. CITs attend week 1 of camp (June 28-July 4, 2020) and a second week based on the Scout’s availability and the needs of the camp. Camp fee is the cost of one week of camp, $470. Online application, followed by payment at the Council office, is due by June 1, 2020.
Questions about Seasonal Resident Camp employment opportunities should be sent to Carolyn Cruson, Council Camping Registrar.
International Camp Staff
Each year, the Boy Scouts of America invites Scouts and Scout leaders ages 18 to 30 from around the world to come to the United States spend the summer as an International Camp Staff member of a BSA summer camp or Cub Scout day camp. The days are long and hard. But the trip and what you see and do can be an exciting time of your life.