Aquatics Director

Position Overview

Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future leaders of this country by combing educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes and understands that helping youth puts us on a path toward a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

The Aquatics Director at Camp Minsi are responsible for overseeing all aquatic operations at camp. Key duties include training lifeguard staff, ensuring swimmer safety, and instructing Scouts in proper swimming and lifesaving techniques.

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

This is a seasonal position (June 16, 2024 through August 7, 2024).


Open and close the lake each day according to scheduled hours.
Monitoring weather reports and directing swimmers out of the water in dangerous conditions.
Complete periodic reports, accounting for assigned personnel and equipment.
Submit accurate advancement reports to the Program Director at the end of each session.
Monitor the working and living conditions of assigned staff.
Communicate with unit leaders, Scouts, visitors, and staff.
Train, supervise, evaluate, and counsel assigned staff in the execution of their duties.
Assist in camp staff training and staff orientation.
Maintain high standards of personal appearance and hygiene.
Attend all meals and camp-wide activities unless excused by the Program Director.
Obey and enforce all applicable policies, practices, and procedures approved by the Minsi Trails Council and the Boy Scouts of America.
Know, understand, and implement emergency action plans, when needed.
Relay any issues that could impact the safe and successful operation of the camp to the Camp Director immediately.
Exemplify all aspects of the Scout Oath and Law and serve as a role model for staff and Scouts.
Complete all other duties as assigned by the Camp Director.
Desired Skills

High moral character and strong leadership ability.
Working knowledge of Scouts, BSA programs.
Auditory and oral abilities to effectively communicate.
Physical ability to engage in and instruct all available water sports and activities.

Must be willing to accept and meet the Boy Scouts of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law.
21 years of age or older.
National Camping School: Aquatics Director certification (training provided)
Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference, and motor vehicle background checks.

The Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America offers a competitive salary starting at $400/week, onsite housing, and meals.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America, is an equal opportunity employer. The Minsi Trails Council does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical disability, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service.

In accordance with Boy Scouts of America qualifications and requirements, I hereby subscribe to the Scout Oath or Promise, Law, and the declaration of religious principle. I agree to abide by the Charter, Bylaws, and Rules and Regulations of the Boy Scouts of America.

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All camp staff members must be registered members of the Boy Scouts of America.

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