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You have the power to change a girl’s life. Share your talents with us to help build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place!

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Which Camp is Right for Me?

Day Camp Marine Landing

Located in Long Beach, Marine Landing offers unique programming focusing on paddle sports, marine science, and Girl Scout traditions. The calm waters of Alamitos Bay offer the perfect location for beginning paddlers to learn new skills and an expansive landscape for expert mariners to seek new challenges. Staff and campers alike are dedicated to creating memories that last a lifetime on our private GSGLA beach with the ocean as our backdrop. The motto here is: Swim. Paddle. Laugh. Repeat.

Day Camp El Ranchito

Tucked away in the charming suburbs of Long Beach, El Ranchito is a tree-lined high adventure day camp, where girls and staff alike are encouraged to take safe risks through exciting, confidence-building outdoor activities including archery, a challenge course, and a 32-foot climbing tower!

Day Camp Mariposa

At just over an acre, Mariposa is a quaint hidden oasis nestled in a quiet, residential neighborhood in the foothills of Altadena. Mariposa’s park-like atmosphere – including meadow and pond – is the ideal setting for classic Girl Scout experiences. Staff will engage and encourage girls to explore science with our STEAM experiments, play teambuilding games, learn camping skills, build self-esteem, and, of course, sing Girl Scout songs!

Overnight Camp Lakota

Lakota is the place to unplug, discover your sense of self, and embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Located in Frazier Park, CA, in the middle of a pristine pine forest you’ll spend your summer at camp engaging campers in cabin life, archery, horseback riding, swimming, challenge courses, campfires, and more! Something to keep in mind, this camp does require residency at Camp Lakota from mid-June to mid-August- with weekends off. It’s the perfect opportunity to meet and connect with other staff from around the world!

Why Work at Camp?

LEADERSHIP

You will likely be supervising between 7–15 others, engaging in decision-making, behavior management, and living ethics—all necessary leadership skills for today.

DIVERSE & GLOBAL EXPERIENCE

It is not uncommon for campers and staff to be from a variety of places and cultural perspectives from around the US and world.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

With other staff and connections to camp alumni can provide a link to possible internships or future job opportunities in a variety of careers.

TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS

You get to keep any additional training you may acquire (like CPR, first aid, and activity specialist certifications) that may enhance your work elsewhere during the off-season.

ROOM & BOARD

Will be provided if working at a resident camp; housing, meals, laundry, utilities, and other living expenses are covered, which means extra money in your pocket at the end of the season.

21ST CENTURY SKILLS

Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Contribution that are critical for success in today’s world are developed and practiced at camp; they are skills and traits that can draw employers’ attention to your resume.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

Ongoing professional development sets you up to learn about your job while building a strong team with the people you will be working with all throughout the summer.

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION 

Camp directors/leaders write great letters of recommendation because they take the time to get to know you as an individual and see you in action daily.

PAYCHECK

You will get paid an hourly above minimum wage with add-ons for experience, certifications, leadership roles, extra duties, etc. Plus, spending the summer at camp is a great way to save your summer earnings.