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The Greater St. Louis Area Council is looking for dedicated and passionate individuals to serve on 2023 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 $260-$430 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.

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.

2023 Summer Camp Staff Applications

Ready for the best summer of your life?! Apply today to work on one of our Summer Camp Staffs!

Click HERE to apply for 2023 Camp Staff!

Once you have completed your application, please email Camping Director Matt Kaufman at matt.kaufman@scouting.org to schedule your interview!

2023 Camp Staff & Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Interview Dates

Make sure to fill out the application prior to your interview.

Once you have completed your application, please email Camping Director Matt Kaufman at matt.kaufman@scouting.org to schedule your interview.

If you have questions about working on staff, please contact Tony Fouts at anthony.fouts@scouting.org.

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Staff

Youth Staff
2022 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 2022 Program

December 20-21, 2021
Secure your interview time here.

Presentation Sessions:
Dates and Times To Be Announced Soon

2022 NYLT Staff Development Dates (Staff must attend all dates):

February 17-18, 2022 – Emerson Center, Beaumont Scout Reservation
March 17-18, 2022 – Emerson Center, Beaumont Scout Reservation
April 14-15, 2022 – Emerson Center, Beaumont Scout Reservation
Camp Sakima Work Weekends – June 2-4, 2022
Camp Warren Levis Work Weekend – TBD

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Ready to join or would you like to know more?  Please click the link below to begin your adventure.

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.

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