Take a moment to imagine making the difference in the life of a child. Empower girls to make decisions, become independent, and be proud of who they are. That’s what we do each summer at camp! If you’re passionate about youth development, enjoy the outdoors, and are ready to act as a positive mentor, then Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital sleep-away camps may be for you!
Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is looking for dynamic role models to hire for our four summer sleep away camps! Located in Virginia and Maryland, each offers unique programming for campers ranging in age from 5 to 17 in 3-day to three week sessions. Campers explore their interests in many diverse program options, such as science, nature, performing arts, crafts, leadership, outdoor skills, and sports on land and in the water. Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please view brief descriptions of each of our sleep away camps below. All camps hire General Counselors, Nurses, lifeguards, program staff and kitchen staff. Some have needs for experienced program staff in specialized areas (as noted below).
To apply, please go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/campstaff2018
Camp Coles Trip in Stafford, Virginia, is on the shores of the Aquia Creek and spans 229 wooded acres. The camp features lodges, glen shelters, platform tents, covered wagons and a primitive unit. Beach access allows this camp to offer water sports like kayaking, canoeing, sailing, paddle boarding, and windsurfing. One and two-week session are offered to girls completing grades 5-11. **Special need for staff experienced in watersports including sailing, windsurfing, and paddle boards.
Camp May Flather, in Mount Solon, Virginia, sits on 50 beautifully wooded acres in the George Washington National Forest. The camp features lodges, platform tent and glen shelter units, a large open green and hiking trails into the National Forest. High adventure activities include hiking, backpacking, low ropes, rock climbing, caving, primitive camping and canoeing. It has an archery range, challenge course, and climbing tower. One, two and three-week programs are offered for girls completing grades 4-11.
Camp Potomac Woods, located along the Potomac River in Leesburg, Virginia, is a 101 acre wonderland of varied terrain for campers completing Kindergarten through 11th grades in ½ and full-week programs. Stay in one of nine glen shelter units, overnight in the hammocks, or go tenting. You’ll find an archery range, playing fields, sand volleyball court, swimming pool, hiking trails, River Walk trail, fishing dock, and Eco-lab for all of your nature needs. Explore your creative side through arts & crafts, dance and drama too. Off-site horseback riding programs are also offered.
Camp Winona in Hughesville, Maryland, offers girls a variety of ways to experience the outdoors through hiking trails, a pond, creek, swimming pool, as well as volleyball, and basketball courts. The camp covers 178 beautiful acres featuring lodges, glen shelter units and open fields. Programs include hiking, games, canoeing, nature, and swimming in half and full-week session for campers completing grades K-11.
For more information on the web, visit: http://www.gscnc.org/en/camp/summer-sleep-away-camps/join-our-team.html
Interest and/or Experience with nursing and/or first aid.
Current First Aid, CPR, AED certified
Experience and interest in working with youth, as well as a love for the outdoors is a plus!