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300 Heritage Road
Application Deadline: June 8, 2013
Position: 20 Part-time, Paid (College Credit Required)
Timeframe: 06/09/13 — 08/13/13
DescriptionYou can apply online at http://www.doubleknot.com/form/formjump.asp?bidx=0&surveyID=23886&OrgKey=2268
You don't have to be a boy scout or have scouting experience to work at camp. We like diverse backgrounds to better our program.
Are you tired of doing the same old routine? Did you know that the Laurel Highlands Council operates four Scout camps at Heritage Reservation including Cub Scout, Boy Scout and high adventure programs, as well as winter camp for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts? Each of these offers opportunities for a variety of camp staff jobs. Most Scout camp counselors are at least 16 years of age, but the Boy Scout and Cub Scout camps have a limited number of jobs for 15 year olds with previous Counselor in Training experience. The high-adventure program employs young people who are at least 18 years of age. The Laurel Highlands Council, BSA is an equal opportunity employer that hires females and males, as well as people of all ages and ethnic groups, diverse cultures and mixed abilities.
Positions and salaries are based on age and the number of years of experience you possess
in camp staff or similar environment. All camp staff receive a bunk in a cabin or tent, meals during camp operation as well as two evenings and one day off each week. The time commitment is as follows:
Camp Independence and Camp Seph Mack: 7-8 weeks, Camp Liberty, Camp Freedom, Eagle Base and Central staff: 9-10 weeks,
Administration: Manages all operations of our camps including coaching and training the staff.
Positions include camp director, program director and camp commissioner.
Minimum age is 21 years old. Beginning salaries from range from $290 to $410 per week, depending on level of responsibility.
Area Director: Camp staff who supervise and oversee a camp program or service area including business manager. They are responsible for coaching their staff and ensuring
a quality experience for our campers. Minimum ages 18 or 21 depending on position and level of responsibility. Salaries begin at $200 per week for 18 year old positions and
$290 per week for 21 year old positions.
High Adventure Trek
Staff: Camp staff members specializing in leading the expeditions of our new high adventure program. Minimum ages 18 or 21 years old depending on the level of responsibility. Salaries begin at $190 per week.
Program and Support
Staff: Camp staff who work with an area director to provide specific service or program. Minimum ages 15 or 18 depending on position and level of responsibility. Salaries
begin at $160 per week for 15 year old instructors and $180 per week for 18 year
old senior instructors.
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities will vary upon the position that the intern will serve in and will be discussed during the hiring process.
RequirementsCamp employment in the Laurel Highlands Council is provided under these
• All camp employees subscribe and commit to live the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
• All camp employees must be qualified and registered as members of the Boy Scouts of
America. Those not currently registered will be upon agreeing to be on staff.
• All camp employees must furnish and wear the official Boy Scout uniform.
• All camp employees must attend staff training prior to the beginning of camp.
Working on the camp staff of the Laurel Highlands Council is a unique opportunity combining physical and mental challenges, pushing you towards leadership roles in the community while creating friendships and developing character. As a camp staff member, you have the chance to help build the leaders of tomorrow. Be the future. Make it you.