Summer Camp Staff

Looking for a great summer?

Looking for a great opportunity to make new friends that will last a lifetime while making a difference in the lives of young people of our community? Be a part of the summer camp action by applying to work at Fire Mountain Scout Camp this summer!

Staff in Training

If you are at least 14 years old (or will be by June 30), you are eligible to become a Staff-in-Training (SIT) at Fire Mountain. As an SIT you will learn and practice the skills needed to become a great staff member and a great citizen. You will learn among some of the greatest instructors available and work side by side with veteran staff members. You will attend Staff Development Week and work 2 consecutive weeks during Scouts BSA Summer Camp. You will also have the opportunity to work at Cub Resident Camp. Fill out a Camp Staff Application online. If you are 15 years of age you can apply to be an SIT for the entire summer.

Senior Staff

More than half of our staff are age 18 or older. Our staff is comprised of many young adults (some have been young for a very long time) who are dedicated to helping the youth of our communities learn and grow. The experiences and lessons learned from a summer at camp are benefits that will stay with you forever. You must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, and we can help you get registered if you are interested. Many wonderful and exciting positions are available; undertake a meaningful challenge that will change your life and the lives of many Scouts this summer. This is the opportunity of a lifetime! Complete a Camp Staff Application now.


Junior Staff

Are you a scout aged 16-17? Fill out a Youth Camp Staff Application to begin your summer of fun and adventure. Youth staff members at Fire Mountain serve as lifeguards, range assistants, merit badge counselors, and more! Youth staff typically serve one season as an SIT before becoming a regular staff member.

Area Director

Each area of Camp from the Kitchen to the Waterfront is lead by an Area Director. Most of these directors will be 18+ with some requiring 21+ staff members. Often it is required for area directors to attend a National Camping School for a week BEFORE camp. These roles are the “middle management” of a Scout Camp.

Management Team

Lead by the Camp Director the Management Team is comprised of the Camp Ranger, Program Director, Business Manger and Head Commissioner. All are 21+ and provide leadership to different aspects of the Camp Operation.

Application Deadline

June 1st is the final date Staff Applications will be accepted for this season, though hiring may be completed prior to this date. The staff application process is online through the links provided above. If you have completed a staff application, and have not heard anything from us within two weeks of turning in your application, you should be proactive in finding out the status of your application. Please direct any questions regarding summer camp staff to the Camp Director, Sven Gilkey.