Working at Summer Camp
Our camps are always looking for good staff members. If you feel you know a Scout or Scouter that would make a difference on our staff, please have them complete an application. A summer of fun, fellowship, hard work and uncounted rewards awaits!
To be a staff member at Camp Saffran or Spencer, you must be at least 16 years of age by June 1. To be a staffer at Camp Oest, you must be at least 15 years of age by June 1.
Applications are available on line and must be returned by December 15th to receive priority consideration. Each applicant will be interviewed.
It is the policy of the Boy Scouts of America to offer equal employment opportunity, training, development, advancement and continuation of employment on the basis of relative qualifications and ability without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or physical handicap that is unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the job assignment.
Specifically, matters affecting employment, volunteer work, application of both, respectively, and clientele, the Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, will take affirmative action to insure that each employee, volunteer, applicant, and client will be accorded equal treatment. The commitment to this policy applies uniformly to all levels of administration.
The Counselor-In-Training program trains prospective camp staff members. Scouts 14 years of age by June 1st with summer camp experience and who are looking forward to serving on camp staff in the future may apply for a place on the CIT Corps. Click here for an application.
The CIT Program will challenge Scouts to learn the skills to be a quality camp staff member. Under the direction of the Program Director, he will be trained in camp counseling, Scoutcraft skills, effective teaching, Troop duties and other personal qualities required to be a successful staff member.
The CIT will serve for at least a two-week period with an evaluation being made after each week. While there is no guarantee, participating Scouts can use this opportunity to develop and demonstrate those qualities sought after in future camp staff members. Recreational activities and personal advancement opportunities will also be available. Boys interested should submit a staff application and attend Interview Day, if possible.