Camp Staff


Camp Shenandoah – Volunteer and Paid Seasonal Staff Interest Form

Begin your adventure at Camp Shenandoah! Consisting of 458 acres at the base of Little North Mountain in Swoope, VA, Camp Shenandoah has been providing to thousands of Scouts since 1950. Each summer we hire over 50 enthusiastic individuals to serve on our staff. This life-changing opportunity is a great way to spend a summer, learning and growing in the outdoors

If you think you would be a positive addition to our staff, we encourage you to complete this interest form. If you are 15 years old  and would like to be a Counselor-in-Training (CIT), please have a parent or guardian complete this Interest Form. Senior

Senior staff, Junior Staff, and CIT positions are available. The sooner you apply, the sooner we can explore this opportunity.

Please review the 2024 Camp Staff Manual to familiarize yourself with Camp Shenandoah’s expectations.
You can find a pdf  here –

Requirements for working on staff

  1. Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
  2. Must Submit a complete application – using this form (if desired, you may attach a cover letter and resume)
  3. Provide contact information for three references (not required for returning staff)
  4. Must be or become a member of the Boy Scouts of America upon hiring
  5. Submit a current BSA Annual Health & Medical Record
Hiring Process

  1. Submit employment application including contact information for three references
  2. Review the 2024 Staff Manual –
  3. Completed applications (only those with references) will be reviewed
  4. Interviews will be conducted
  5. Pending positive results, employment paperwork will be sent to candidate and on-boarding process will begin
The BSA is committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful retaliation, such as those that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, genetic information, citizenship status, protected activity (such as opposition to or reporting of prohibited discrimination or harassment), or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including without limitation advertising, recruiting, hiring, training, evaluation, promotion, transfer, work assignments, compensation, benefits, disciplinary action, termination, or any other term, condition, or privilege of employment. BSA will provide reasonable accommodation to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process if so requested.