Summer Camp Staff

Cascade Pacific Council hires 300 enthusiastic camp counselors annually to serve as handicraft assistants, sports instructors, shooting sports assistants (archery, .22 caliber rifle, BB gun, skeet and black-powder), trading post operators/managers, maintenance and food service assistants, nature instructors and Scout skills instructors, lifeguards and horse wranglers.  These staff members serve at ten day and resident camps throughout Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington.

How to Apply

Interviews are held the first weekend in February.  See information about the 2017 interviews below.  The Camp Staff Info Flyer found on the bottom of the page, includes details on interviews, with times and maps.  Also at the bottom of the page you will find a camp staff application for download.  Please download and complete this application prior to your arrival.  If you are unable to attend the interviews, please download and mail in your application - we'll deliver it to the camp of your choice.

2017 Interview Times and Locations

Friday, February 3, 2017 in Salem, OR at 7:00PM     (862 45th Ave NE, Salem OR 97301)

Saturday, February 4, 2017 in Happy Valley, OR at 9:00AM      (10300 SE 132nd Ave, Happy Valley OR 97086)

Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Portland, OR at 9:00AM   (2145 SW Naito Park Way, Portland OR 97201)

Download the Summer Camp Opportunities flyer below for more details.

Camp Staff Downloads 

File Name Description
Camp Staff Application Download
Camp Staff Handbook Download
Camp Staff Opportunities Summer Camp Staff Opportunities. When, Where and How to Interview for Summer Camp Staff. Download
Code Of Conduct Download
Emergency Release/Parental Consent Download
I-9 Form Form required from each paid staff member. Download
W-4 Form Form required from each paid staff member. Download