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Broad Creek Memorial Scout Reservation Camp Staff (Seasonal paid positions)

Do you have the Scouting knowledge and spirit to work on Camp Staff at Broad Creek?  If so our camps are always looking for good staff members. If you are that person or know a Scout or Scouter that would make a difference on our staff, please have them complete an application. A summer of fun, fellowship, hard work and uncounted rewards awaits!

To be a paid staff member at Camp Saffran or Oest you must be at least 15 years of age by June 1.

Applications are available on line and must be returned by December 15th to receive priority consideration. Selected applicants will be interviewed.

It is the policy of the Boy Scouts of America to offer equal employment opportunity, training, development, advancement and continuation of employment on the basis of relative qualifications and ability without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or physical handicap that is unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the job assignment.

Specifically, matters affecting employment, volunteer work, application of both, respectively, and clientele, the Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, will take affirmative action to insure that each employee, volunteer, applicant, and client will be accorded equal treatment. The commitment to this policy applies uniformly to all levels of administration.

Counselor-In-Training Program (Seasonal un-paid positions)

The Counselor-In-Training program trains prospective camp staff members. Scouts 14 years of age by June 1st with summer camp experience and who are looking forward to serving on camp staff in the future may apply for a place in the CIT Program. Click here for an application.

To be a CIT at Camp Saffran or Oest you must be at least 14 years of age by June 1.

The CIT Program will challenge Scouts to learn the skills to be a quality camp staff member. Under the direction of the Program Director, they will be trained in camp counseling, Scoutcraft skills, effective teaching, Troop duties and other personal qualities required to be a successful staff member.

The CIT must be available for Pre-camp set up and Post-camp tear down and a minimum of at least a two-week period during the program weeks (total of 4 weeks during the summer camp season) with an evaluation being made after each week. Working the entire summer is a possibility if you considered worthy based on your evaluations.  While there is no guarantee, participating Scouts can use this opportunity to develop and demonstrate those qualities sought after in future camp staff members. Recreational activities and personal advancement opportunities will also be available. Scouts interested should submit a staff application and be prepared for an interview.

Important 2016 Dates:

Jan 6 - Campership Application Opens

Mar 25-27 - Camp Closed - Easter

Mar 31 - Campership Application Closes

Apr 15 - Early Bird Registration Ends

May 27-29 - Camp Closed - Memorial Day

May Roundtable - Camp Card Settlement

June 15 - Final Summer Camp Payment Due

Sept 2-4 - Camp Closed - Labor Day

Nov 25-27 - Camp Closed - Thansgiving

Dec 23-25 - Camp Closed - Christmas

Dec 31 - Tentative - Jingle Bell Beaver Day