How Do I Benefit by Working at Camp?
We want to give local Scouts an opportunity to become contributing members of the staff for our events at Hi-Sierra. We realize being an event staff member is an incredible life and work experience that has numerous lasting benefits. Camp staff members learn and improve many important skills including:
• Leadership skills
• Teaching skills
• Learning to get along with others
• How to motivate others
• How to work effectively on a team
• The value and satisfaction of hard work
• Lasting friendships
Becoming a member of the Camp Staff is the premier opportunity for leadership and volunteerism which are an integral part of making Scouting programs throughout the Council much stronger.
Opportunities for 14 and over:
Our camps are proud to offer a Counselor in Training (CIT) program to teach leadership and instruction skills. It also provides those interested in joining the staff a better idea of what jobs they may be interested in the future. Individuals age 14 and older may also apply for Day Camp Staff.
Opportunities for 16 and over:
Handicraft Staff, Kitchen Staff, Nature Staff, Scoutcraft Staff, Trail to Eagle Staff, Excursions Staff, Foxfire Staff, Lifeguards.
Opportunities for age 18 and over:
Cook, Climbing Staff, Camp Commissioner, Dining Hall Steward, Handicraft Director, Nature Director, Scoutcraft Director, Shooting Sports Staff, Trading Post Manager, Pinecrest Staff, Trail to Eagle Director, Foxfire Director, Archery Director.
Opportunities for age 21 and over:
Aquatics Director, Climbing Director, Cook, Food Service Director, Shooting Sports Director, Assistant Ranger, Pinecrest Director.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER