Chester County Council - BSA
  • Camp Horseshoe
  • Rising Sun, MD, USA
  • Seasonal


The Chester County Council is proud to hire over 125 enthusiastic camp staff members annually to serve in different positions at our 2 resident camps. Positions include: area directors, area assistants, office staff, sales staff, program instructors, and maintenance. Whether you are new to scouting or a seasoned scouter all are welcome to apply if they share the same spirit of fun and learning our campers are looking for in the outdoors. Each and every staff member has the power to make a difference in the life of a scout and summer camp is the best place to make it happen.

Mission Statement: 
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

We accomplish this at our camps by finding the most motivated and enthusiastic individuals in the area that want to make a difference in young people's lives through the instruction of games, leadership skills, and FUN! 



  • Full-season availability preferred
  • Some outdoor camping experience
  • Enjoy working outside
  • Have a passion for working with youth

General Responsibilities: Resident Camp Staff (General) 

  • Maintain a fun, welcoming, and safe environment for our campers and visitors
  • Set a good example by serving as a role model for campers
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members in a variety of activities and programs
  • Assists campers in activities and program as needed
  • Participate in pre-camp training week
  • Other duties as assigned to specific position or by camp management
  • Perform duties consistent with with the Scout Oath and Law
  • Be familiar with and follow BSA Youth Protection, Guide to Safe Scouting, and Sweet Sixteen of BSA Safety policies and guidelines


  • Must be at least 15 years of age when camp starts. (May volunteer as a Staff-in-Training if 14+)
  • If hired, must register as a member of the Boy Scouts of America
  • Applicants over age 18 must apply as an adult member and pass a criminal background check
  • Submit a completed application
  • Provide 2 references
  • Valid First Aid/CPR/AED certification recommended
  • Some Area Director positions require National Camp School certifications, training assessed after hiring

Even if you have no Scouting experience, you are still encouraged to apply !!! 

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