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2019 SUMMER CAMP STAFF APPLICATION
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Opportunities to serve Scouting as a member of the Denver Area Council’s seasonal camp staff are available to outstanding applicants. Young men and women are needed who are people-oriented, enthusiastic, energetic, willing to teach others, and believe in the principles of the BSA. You will be provided a salary, lodging in tents or cabins, meals, subsidized staff uniforms, limited medical care, and BSA insurance. Before camp opens you will receive training from experienced advisers and leaders pertinent to your job area and to working with youth.

The minimum age accepted for paid employment is 16 (on June 9, 2019). Boy Scouts of America standards require minimum ages of 18 and 21 for some positions (please refer to Join Camp Staff website).

All full-time paid staff members are expected to be available for the full season. The work week is 6 days with a 24 hour time-off period each week. 

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Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch:  June 9 - July 30, 2019

Camp Cris Dobbins is a traditional summer camp with a broad range of programs and facilities including serving line meals in its beautiful dining hall.

Camp Dietler is a smaller, patrol-based camp emphasizing teamwork and Scouting basics with patrols cooking their own meals

Magness Adventure Camp offers four-day, three-night sessions to Cub Scouts and their families; the program includes age-appropriate activities in most of the traditional camp program areas.

W.E.S.T. (Webelos Extreme Scouting Trek) offers four-day, three-night sessions to Webelos & Arrow of Light Scouts and their Parents / Guardians; the program includes age-appropriate activities in most of the traditional camp program areas, to prepare Scouts for becoming Boy Scouts.

 

Tahosa High Adventure Base:  June 16 – July 24, 2019

EaglePoint offers troops the opportunity to structure their own camp program, utilizing Tahosa’s facilities and staff.

Alpine Adventure offers Scouts and Troops the opportunity to participate in a week-long Adventure in the Roosevelt National Forest or Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. 

Sawtooth offers Scouts and Troops the opportunity learn and prepare to participate in an Adventure in the Roosevelt National Forest or Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. This is a split week of preparing for a trek and then putting into practice what was learned on the trail.

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Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or the presence of a health problem or handicap that is unrelated to your ability to perform the jobs requested.

All staff members must become registered with the Boy Scouts of America prior to employment. The standards of the Scout Oath and Scout Law must be adhered to at all times. The staff sets an example of Scouting excellence that includes the proper wearing of the full uniform and the proper use of official equipment while in camp. Behavior and appearance standards, as will be specified in the employment letter and handbook, must be followed at all times.