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Requirements for Employment
Minimum Age – Must be 16 on or before June 16th, 2024 (Counselors In Training must be at least 15)
Membership in Scouting – All staff members must be registered with the BSA. Registration can be secured at the time of hire if not already a member.
Salaries – Will be based on position and tenure. Tenure equivalencies may be approved if an applicant possesses extensive prior experiences related to the job.
Training – All staff members must report in time for staff training (see staff calendar below).
Dates – Staff will be contracted for staff training, the Scouts BSA season, and for many staff, the Cub Adventure Camp season. See the calendar below for dates. Select manager positions must be available for both Scouts BSA and Cub Adventure Camp seasons.
Spring Events – Staff are encouraged to attend various optional events in the spring, as well as Fall Cub Family Weekend in October. A complete schedule of events is available on the calendar below.
Hours – Scouts BSA staff will be at Broad Creek from noon Sunday to noon Saturday. Scouts BSA Staff will also have one night off a week. Cub Adventure Camp staff will have Mondays off, from Sunday evening release to Tuesday morning report. During the week, hours of work will be from 7:50am to ~9pm. During weekend time off, staff under the age of 18 may not stay at camp.
Requested Time Off – Staff are permitted to request time off to participate in family vacations, summer camp with their troop, or other similar situations. Advance notice is required for any absences, which allows us to provide coverage. Staff with extensive absences may not be eligible for certain positions, and may be ineligible to receive select scholarships or awards at the end of the summer.
Housing – Camp staff will live on site during their employment. There are many housing types based on age, experience, gender, and availability. All under 18 staff will be housed in 2-3 person canvas wall tents. These tents have a wooden platform, metal frame to hold up the canvas, electricity (at least one outlet per person), and a metal bunk with camp style mattress. 18+ staff members may be placed in a staff cabin, which has wooden bunks with camp mattresses.
Food – All staff will be provided meals with the campers every day. Food allergies and special diets will be accommodated by our contracted food service.
Interviews will be completed starting in the late-fall, and will typically be scheduled in the order applications are received. Interviews will be performed virtually or in-person by request, depending on the preference of the applicant. In-person interview dates are available on the calendar below.
It is the policy of the BSA 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. Applicants are not required to give any information on our application that is prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Your completed application will be given every consideration, but with its receipt does not imply that the applicant will be employed.
Specifically, matters affecting employment, volunteer work, application of both, respectively, and clientele, the Baltimore Area Council, BSA, 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.