Summer Camp Staff

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

Age 14 may serve in volunteer 'Staff in Training' roles at day camps.
Age 15 may serve in volunteer 'Staff in Training' roles at resident camps.
Age 15 and older may serve as paid staff members at day camps.
Age 16 and older may serve as paid staff members at resident camps.

We look forward to meeting you and learning why YOU want to be a camp staffer!

How to Apply

Online Application

Select your camp position of interest HERE.

Once you have selected your position of interest enter your information to be considered.


Interviews are held the first weekend in February.  See information about the 2018 interviews below.  The Camp Staff Info Flyer found on the bottom of the page, includes details on interviews, with times and maps.  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 use the online application portal to submit your information.

2019 Interview Dates

Friday, February 1, 2019 in Salem, OR at 7:00PM, LDS Church- 862 45th Ave NE, Salem OR 97301

Saturday, February 2, 2019 in the Portland area at 9:00AM  LDS Church- 10300 SE 132nd Ave, Happy Valley OR 97086

Download the Summer Camp Opportunities flyer below for more details.

Camp Staff Downloads 

File Name Description
Camp Staff Application 2018 Camp Staff Application. Download
Camp Staff Opportunity Flyer Summer Camp Staff Opportunities. When, Where and How to Interview for Summer Camp Staff. Download
Code Of Conduct Download