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Seasonal Camp Jobs

At Camp Lyle McLeod and Camp River Ranch we are looking for staff who are excited about helping Girl Scouts grow strong while enjoying the outdoors. Staff will be selected based on their desire to work with youth and families, strong interpersonal skills, and experience working with a variety of backgrounds of people.

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Make a Difference at Camp!

Imagine camping, hiking, and boating all summer while making a difference! Everything we do is focused on helping girls, non-binary, and questioning youth grow strong, building a safe community, and having fun. Community is an intangible benefit of Girl Scout Camp, but it's the most important one!

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Our Camps

Girl Scout Camps Lyle McLeod and River Ranch are open for day and overnight site reservations and staff-led day events in spring and summer 2021. 

  • Lyle McLeod: Lead in-person and virtual activities for Girl Scouts and their families in 160 acres of pine, hemlock, and fir forest, or on and around Lake Bennettsen. 
  • Camp River Ranch: Help Girl Scouts and their families explore misty Lake Langlois and these gorgeous 435 acres of rainforest foothills of the Cascade Mountains. 
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Professional Development Opportunities

Summer starts with 10-14 days of intensive training that cover a wide variety of topics applicable throughout your career. Topics include:

  • Risk Management
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Age-group Characteristics
  • Behavior Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Team Building
  • Dealing with Homesickness
  • Girl Scout Leadership Experience
  • So much more!
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Salary and Benefits

Summer 2021 staffing will operate different because of the impacts COVID-19 has had on our Camp Programs. Staff will be provided with housing during their contracted employment. Housing is in a house, with a shared space distanced, shared kitchen & bathroom facility on the site where in-person programming will be offered. Also included Wi-Fi, and laundry facilities. Girl Scouts of Western Washington will not be providing food/meals for staff or participants of our programs due to the health risks and safety of distributing food. Additional details regarding the summer and logistics will be provided upon a scheduled interview. 

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Available Job Openings
 
Positions available at Camp River Ranch, Carnation, WA
Assistant Camp Director
​$400/week
Camp River Ranch – June 6-Sept 17
Assist with daily camp operations. Supervise and evaluate camp operations staff. Supervisory, administration, and camp experience required. Answer phone calls and emails daily, organize camper paperwork, assist Camp Director with any tasks needed for management of camp guests. This position will also serve as a counselor and back up other positions as needed. Min age 21.
Cleaning Logistics Coordinator ​$350/week
Camp River Ranch – June 6-Sept 17
Assist with daily camp operations that involve keeping sites and program areas clean between groups. This position will also serve as a counselor and back up other positions as needed Min age 21.
General Counselor ​$325/week
Camp River Ranch – June 6-Sept 17
Work with a variety of age groups, lead and participate in scheduled camp activities. Min age 18.

 

Archery Specialists

$325/week
Camp River Ranch – June 6-Sept 17
Teach archery technique and safety. Training provided for qualified applicants. Experience teaching or coaching youth preferred. Min age 18

 

Climbing Wall/Challenge Course Specialist

$325/week
Camp River Ranch – June 6-Sept 17
Manage safety hazards at the climbing wall and teach basic technique. Facilitate low and high challenge course activities. Must be comfortable with heights. Experience leading team-building activities and belaying preferred. Training provided for qualified candidates. Min age 18.
Waterfront Boating Specialist ​​$325/week
Camp River Ranch – June 6-Sept 17
Supervise watercraft activities such as canoeing, and kayaking. Must be a strong swimmer in cold water. Training provided for qualified candidates. Prefer previous experience and certification. Min age 18.
Waterfront Lifeguard ​​$325/week
Camp River Ranch – June 6-Sept 17
Ensure a safe environment for swimming and boating. Must be a strong swimmer in cold water. Training provided for qualified candidates. Prefer previous experience and certification. Min age 18
Garden Specialist ​$325/week
Camp River Ranch – June 6-Sept 17
Manage the camp garden and lead age-appropriate garden related activities. Min age 18
Positions available at Camp Lyle McLeod, Belfair, WA
Summer Camp Program Specialist ​$325/week

Program Specialists plan and execute quality, age-appropriate programing in their area of expertise when services are requested throughout the summer.  Programs will be provided both in-person, such as swimming, boating, archery and via a virtual platform like zoom. Program Specialists coordinate a program schedule uniquely molded to the goals and interests of each unit. On average, Specialist work within their activity area in-person weekends and provide virtual programs three days per week. All training & equipment will be provided. 

* Housing is in a house, with a private room, shared kitchen & bathroom facilities on the site where in-person programming will be offered, Camp Lyle McLeod. 

   

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