Resident Camp Positions

Resident camp is the ultimate overnight adventure for individual campers, or girls registering with a buddy.  There are a variety of opportunities, lasting between three to six days, and something for everyone such as outdoor activities, cooking, performing or visual arts, and much more.  To learn more about the activities girls do at resident camp, check out our Summer Camp Opportunities Brochure.
 
Staff hired for resident camp are full-time supervisors of campers ages 5–17 years old.  As a girl’s coach, teacher, friend and advisor, resident camp staff are song-leaders, skit-directors, and the most important person to their campers while at camp  There is so much to learn about being the best camp counselor we provide a nine day training before we start summer camp sessions.  Read on to learn more about the many different positions available at resident camp.
 
 
Unit Counselor $2,100+
Responsible for the direct supervision of resident campers.  Works as a team with unit leaders/program leaders to provide fun, high-quality and varied camp activities.  Completing paperwork as necessary and insure the safety of all participants.  Must be at least 18 years old.  Driving a possibility if at least 21 years old.
 
 
Lifeguard $2,200+
Responsible for assisting the waterfront manager in the development and supervising waterfront activities.  Assists in units when not fulfilling waterfront duties.  Must be at least 18 years old and have current lifeguard certification.
 
Unit Leader  $2,200+
Responsible for the supervision of resident campers and unit counselors.  Directs a generalized unit or a specialized unit, depending on experience.  Previous camp experience and management preferred.  Must be at least 21 years old.  Driving a possibility if at least 21 years old.
 
Arts and Crafts Specialist  $2,600+
Develop, implement and work directly with campers to provide an integrated arts and crafts program supporting unit staff and camp objectives.  Manages equipment, supplies, cleaning and scheduling of shared program areas.  Assist in units to complete staff ratio when requested.  Must be 18 years old, have knowledge/education/experience in arts, kiln use and crafts.
 
Nature Specialist  $2,600+
Develop, implement and work directly with campers to provide an integrated environmental education program supporting unit staff and camp objectives.  Manages equipment, supplies, cleaning and scheduling of shared program areas.  Assist in units to complete staff ratio when requested.  Must be at least 18 years old, have knowledge/education/experience in natural sciences or environmental studies.
 
 
Adventure Challenge and Outdoor Sports Specialist  $2,600+
Develop, implement and work directly with campers to provide an integrated sports program supporting unit staff and camp objectives.  Manages equipment, supplies, cleaning and scheduling of shared program areas, including the Adventure Challenge Education high and low challenge courses.  Assist in units to complete staff ratio when requested.  Must be at least 18 years old, have archery and ropes course instructor certification and knowledge/experience in sports rules and regulations.
 
Travel Manager $2,600+
Coordinate, implement, supervise and work directly with campers to provide an integrated travel program supporting unit staff and camp objectives.  Maintains necessary travel arrangements and files appropriate forms, responsible for reservations, money and transportation.  Trains staff and campers in skills needed to participate in all trips.  Acts as unit leader for all trip program sessions or assist in units during weeks with no trip sessions.  Driving the camp vehicle to transport campers and staff.  Must be 21 years old and have previous experience leading trips.
 
Business Manager  $2,800+
Responsible for providing business support to camp program activities and administrative staff.  Manages administrative paperwork, finance reports, camp communication such as mail, email and phone calls.  Driving the camp vehicle to transport campers and staff, as well as purchase supplies needed for camp operations.  Must be at least 21 years old, have office experience and computer skills.
 
Waterfront Manager $2,900+
Responsible for the development and administration of pool safety and maintenance.  Trains and supervises lifeguards and pool watchers.  Teaches swimming, diving, aquatic safety, watercraft and other aquatic activities.  Assist in units to complete staff ratio when requested.  Must be at least 21 years old, have lifeguard, swim instructor, and small craft experience and certifications.
 
CIT Manager $3,100+
Develop, implement, supervise and work directly with counselors-in-training (CITs) to provide an integrated CIT program supporting unit staff and camp objectives, including curriculum development, training, managing and evaluation of CITs.  Assist in units to complete staff ratio when requested.  Driving is a possibility.  Previous camp experience and management preferred.  Must be at least 21 years old.
 
Activities Director $3,100+
Develop, coordinate and manage the program specialists to provide an integrated Girl Scout camp program supporting unit staff and camp objectives.  Plan, coordinate and implement themed weeks and/or camper council.  Assist CITs with the development of all camp activities or be responsible for all camp activities when CITs are not available.  Driving the camp vehicle to transport campers and staff.  Previous camp experience and management preferred.  Must be at least 21 years old.
 
Staff Director  $3,700+
Develop, coordinate, manage and work directly the unit staff to provide an integrated Girl Scout camp program supporting unit staff and camp objectives.  Responsible for scheduling, observing and evaluating unit staff, monitoring unit planning, completing weekly reports, and assist camp director and assistant camp director in camp operations.  Driving the camp vehicle to transport campers and staff.  Previous camp experience and management preferred.  Must be at least 21 years old.
 
Assistant Camp Director  $4,200+
Develop, coordinate and manage the unit staff to provide an integrated Girl Scout camp program supporting unit staff and camp objectives.  Responsible for assisting the camp director with staff supervision, scheduling and training as well as camp operation.  Actively oversees camp activities and is responsible for camp in camp director’s absence.  Driving the camp vehicle to transport campers and staff.  Previous camp experience, management and time commitment before camp required.  Must be at least 21 years old.
 
 
If you’re interested in learning more about working at Girl Scout resident camp contact:
Vicki Proctor— Camp Whip Poor Will/Libbey at vickiproctor@girlscoutsofwesternohio.org