Bashore Summer Camp Staff

Today’s camp staff are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic experience offering independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference, work that calls one to continual learning and challenge.

Bashore Scout Scout Reservation serves 1200+ Scouts BSA members plus leaders each summer over seven camper weeks. Scouts attending are from primarily Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia.

The season starts early to mid June depending on the position and runs through early August.

Positions Available in:

Handicraft, Nature, Blue Mountaineer’s (first year camper), Climbing, STEM, Shooting Sports, Aquatics, Campcraft, Trading Post, Health Office, Commissioner Service

Essential Functions:

Must be at least 15 years of age.
Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
Willing to complete a variety of other BSA trainings (included but not limited to Youth Protection Training and Weather Hazards).

Specific Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Area Director, run program area activities in an exciting and passionate manner. This may include Merit Badges, rank advancement requirements, or other awards in addition to general activities.
Prepare or assist in the preparation of lesson and activity plans for all activities that are assigned. Lesson and activity plans should be easy to comprehend and cover any necessary requirements.
Maintain accurate attendance and requirement records for Merit Badges and other relevant programs and provide these records to the Area Director.
Maintain strict discipline at all times when campers, leaders, and other staff are in the area.
Assist in the proper care, storage, and maintenance of all program and camp equipment.
Inform the Area Director of any program supply needs.
Assist in the set-up and take-down of all program areas and campsite facilities.
Under the direction of camp management, act as a Troop Guide for a unit. Help introduce them to camp, answer questions, and be a liaison between the unit and the commissioners throughout their week to help them have a successful week in their campsite.
Exemplify the Scout Oath and Law. Support Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policies and the Aims and Methods of Scouting. Strive to provide a program that is exciting, dynamic and appealing to today’s youth; that meets the needs of the youth and the units attending camp; and that is fun and safe.
Support and participate in area and camp wide programs, as required.
Other duties as assigned by the Area Director, Program Director, or Camp Director.

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