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Get paid to have the best summer ever - Apply to work at Girl Scout Summer Camp!

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Regardless of the career you hope to have in the future, camp experiences allow you to learn and develop skills that will enhance your job marketability right now. The benefits go far beyond a paycheck, too. 

What will I gain by working at camp?

Leadership

Leadership is learned in a real-life context! You'll be supervising between 6-15 Girl Scouts, engaging in decision-making, behavior management, and living ethics - all necessary leadership skills for today!

21st Century Skills

Skills like communication, teamwork, critical thinking, creativity, and self-confidence, critical for success in today's world, are developed and practiced at camp! They are skills and traits that can draw employers' attention to your resume. 

Networking Opportunitites

Networking opportunities with other staff and connections to camp alumni can provide a link to possible internships or future job opportunities in a variety of careers. 

Professional Development

Ongoing professional development sets you up to learn about your job while building a strong team with the people you will be working with and offers support throughout the summer. 

Training & Certifications

You’ll have the opportunity to acquire trainings and certifications such as CPR/First Aid, Lifeguarding, Food Handling and more than that can help you land a job at home or school working in a wide range of settings. 

College Credit or Internship

You may be eligible for college credit in some cases, or be able to use camp as an independent study, practicum, or internship experience - ask your advisor or talk to a professor at your school about how the skills you will learn directly relate to your major and will make you a stronger job candidate.

Room & Board

While working at our resident camps, room and board is provided, which includes communal housing, all meals and snacks and laundry facilities. That leaves more money in your pocket at the end of camp season when returning to school or looking for a job!

Paycheck

You'll be paid a bi-weekly salary with add-ons for experience, certifications, or leadership roles. Spending the summer at camp is a great way to save most of your earnings!

Applicants who are 18 by June 13 can apply for paid positions such as counselors, riding instructors, program coordinators, and other positions.

No previous Girl Scout experience is required. Our staff come from a variety of backgrounds, those who’ve grown up at our camps, and those whose first camp and Girl Scout adventure is with us on staff. You’ll gain valuable experience working with children, working outdoors, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Benefits include: Paid training (including CPR/First Aid), room and board, bi-weekly paychecks, and optional paid certifications such as lifeguarding, archery instruction, and paddle sports instruction.

Staff commit to training and/or working May 29–August 1. Staff receive a short break during the week of the Fourth of July and 24 hours off between Saturday and Sunday each week. 

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