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The Greater St. Louis Area Council is looking for dedicated and passionate individuals to serve on 2021 summer camp staff who can help provide a fun, positive experience for campers. Camp Staff also have the opportunity to earn a college scholarship* worth up to $1,250.

If you are looking for a rewarding summer job, camp is the place for you. We employ around 300 staff for the summer, positions include directors, lifeguards, program counselors, provisional leaders, food service, administrative staff, and others. Benefits include:

  • Salaries range from $220-$350 a week, paid weekly.
  • Camp Staff Scholarship for staff in college or similar continued education.
  • Free room and board for the duration of your time on staff.
  • Rewarding work in a fun, educational environment.
  • Gain experience and training while building valuable job skills.

2021 Camp Staff Flyer

*The camp staff scholarship is available for current staff members only. A camp staff member must complete the entire summer the year that the scholarship is requested.

2021 Summer Camp Staff Applications

It's time to have the best summer of your life!

2021 Camp Staff Application

If you have questions regarding this application or camp staff employment process, please email camping@stlbsa.org.

2021 Camp Staff & Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Interview Dates

There are no more open interview dates scheduled at this time but we are still accepting staff applications!

If you have questions or are interested in working on staff but are not available on the 13th please contact Tony Fouts at anthony.fouts@scouting.org to schedule an interview.

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Staff

Youth Staff
2021 NYLT Youth Staff Application

NYLT staff is a terrific opportunity for graduates of the NYLT program to master their leadership skills while having a ton of fun and building bonds with other Scouts on staff. Scouts on NYLT Staff are responsible for running the program at their respective week. The only requirement is to have successfully completed an NYLT course.

Staff members work at least one week of NYLT and will be required to be there for the full duration.

Adult Staff
NYLT Adult Staff Application

Adult staff members are anyone age 18 or older during Boy Scout NYLT and 21 or older during Venturing NYLT. Adult applicants do not need to attend during interview dates. To apply, simply fill out the adult staff application and return to kim.blumenberg@scouting.org or mail to: Greater St. Louis Area Council, Attn: NYLT, 4568 West Pine Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108

*NYLT staff is an unpaid position and does not qualify for the council’s college scholarship program.

Staff Interview Dates for 2021 Program:
Interviews will be conducted virtually

December 15, 16, and 17, 2020 (Times To Be Announced Soon)

Presentation Sessions:
Dates and Times To Be Announce Soon

2021 NYLT Staff Development Dates (Staff must attend all dates):
February 19-21, 2021 – TBD
March 19-20, 2021 – Emerson Center, Beaumont Scout Reservation
April 16-17, 2021 – Emerson Center, Beaumont Scout Reservation

Sakima Work Weekends – June 4-6, 2021
Warren Levis Work Weekend – TBD

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Help Now

Scouts in the greater st. Louis area council rely on the generosity of individuals, sponsors, organizations and charitable donors to help them grow into the next generation of leaders.