Camp Staff Opportunities

Need a summer job?


Working Summer Camp allows you make new friends. Have Fun and make a impact on our youth for the future.

Come work Boxwell Summer Camp with the BEST STAFF in the Nation. Follow these STEPS.


Change Lives. Leave a Legacy. Have Fun. Make Friends

Joining the Boxwell staff isn’t just a job for the summer. Our staff members are passionate about camp, dedicated to program excellence, and serious about providing the best experience possible for every Scout. When you join us, you join a family of staffers spanning generations.

You must be at least 15 years old by the time Staff Training Week starts in order to join staff.

Step 1 - Check your availability


2022 Boxwell Scout Reservation Summer Camp Program Dates (dates you will be working):


  • May 7:                     Staff Development Day May 7

  • May 31 - June 5:     Area Director’s Week (Mandatory) May 31- June 5

  • June 5 - 11:             Staff Training Week (Mandatory) June 5 - 11

  • June 12 - 18:           Week 1

  • June 19 - 25:           Week 2 

  • June 26 – July 2:     Week 3 

  • July 3 – 9:                Week 4 

  • TBA:                        National Guard Week

Cub Sessions


Session 1: June 13-15

Session 2: June 17-19

Session 3: June 20- 22

Session 4: June 24-26

Session 5: June 27-29

Session 6: July 8-10

Can’t be there all summer? On your application let us know if you will need to leave camp during the summer for Philmont, Sea Base, etc. IF you plan to miss a week of camp please choose Week 4 July 3-9, 2022.

Step 2 - Complete our Staff Application


  • Click here for 2022 Scouts BSA Staff Application

  • Click here for 2022 Cub Scout Application

What is a Counselor in Training (CIT) NEED THIS


Click here for 2022 Counselor in Training (CIT) Application


Applications can still be submitted after the below deadlines, but those applications will be considered on a rolling basis, with separate interview dates that will be communicated individually.

  • December 2, 2021 – Staff Application Dues

  • December 4, 2021 – New Incoming Staff Interview @ Boxwell Reservation 9 am – 2 pm High Adventure Building

  • January 28, 2022 – First Round of Employment Paperwork Mailed

  • February 3, 2022 – Staff Application Dues

  • February 5, 2022 – New Incoming Staff Interview @ Council Office 10 am – 1 pm

  • February 25, 2022 – Second Round of Employment Paperwork Mailed

Step 3 - Sign-up for an interview


New Incoming Staff Only

What to bring the day of the interview:

  • Class A Uniform

  • Positive Attitude

  • If possible, a printed copy of your application.

December 4, 2021 – Boxwell Reservation 9 am – 2 pm High Adventure Building

  • Click HERE to RSVP 

February 5, 2022 - Council Office 10 am – 1 pm

  • Click HERE to RSVP 

Step 4 - Onboarding


Once you have interviewed:

If hired, you will receive a contract and other required forms in the mail. This will be mailed to the address provided on your online application.

  • In March you will be contract by one of the directors from your camp to confirm your employment and to review important dates.

  • April 25, 2022 All Staff Paperwork is due to the Council Office.

Step 5 – Staff Paperwork



Step 6 –Trainings




  • All TRAINING MUST be complete prior to the start of camp. Please send a copy of your COMPELTED CERTIFICATE (INCLUDING YOUR NAME) with your Complete Staff Paperwork.

  • Additional REQUIRED Training for specific Program Areas

    • American Red Cross – We are required to have at least 50% of summer camp staff Trained in CPR. IF you have CPR Training please send a copy of your current certification along with your staff paperwork Click Here

    • Medical Staff Click Here 

    • Food Service Safe Delivery COVID-19 Precautions Click Here



Step 7 – How to get paid


Turn in all required Staff Paperwork


Step 8 – Camp Dates

Add these dates to your calendar

  • Beaver Day need Date

  • April 25, 2022 All paperwork is due to the council office

  • May 7, 2022 Staff Development Day at Boxwell

  • Staff Development Day May 7

  • Area Director’s Week (Mandatory) May 31- June 5

  • Staff Training Week (Mandatory) June 5 - 11

  • Week 1 – June 12 – 18

  • Week 2 – June 19 - 25

  • Week 3 – June 26 – July 2

  • Week 4 – July 3 – 9

  • National Guard Week – TBD


Step 9 – Staff Needs

  • Complete Scout Uniform

  • Read the Staff Manual


Step 10 – Come to camp on Sunday June 5, 2022.


TOP 10 Reasons to be on Boxwell Summer Camp Staff!

  1. To make lots of new friends and to spend a summer in the great outdoors where nature prevails

  2. To acquire experiential education (learning by doing) and new skills that will last a lifetime

  3. To be part of an effective team and to cooperate with others to get things done

  4. To learn how to lead others and to apply leadership skills

  5. To undertake and fulfill meaningful challenges and to earn the satisfaction of doing a job well

  6. To give something back for the opportunities you have received

  7. To live in a wholesome environment based on the Scout Oath and Scout Law

  8. To have the advice, counsel, and support of senior staff who are dedicated to helping you succeed

  9. To be paid and receive food and lodging in return for something challenging and fun

  10. To be considered for jobs of greater responsibility and to receive letters of recommendation for other pursuits​

Cub Sessions


Session 1: June 13-15

Session 2: June 17-19

Session 3: June 20- 22

Session 4: June 24-26

Session 5: June 27-29

Session 6: July 8-10

For more information contact Jason Flannery at

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