Work for Camp
Camp is more than a job- it's an opportunity to make your summer meaningful. You have the power to change a girl’s life while having fun at camp yourself. Days are spent discovering the outdoors, STEAM education, our inner artists, and creating memories that will last a lifetime. Share your talents with us to help build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place!
Camp Lakota has been home to generations of campers! Nestled in the Tejon pass, this camp is a hidden gem of classic camp activities! From the thrill of horseback riding, swimming in the sparking pool, zip lining, taking aim at archery, low ropes, and enjoying new friendships around the flickering campfire, Lakota truly has something for everyone. Within a supportive, nurturing environment, girls are empowered and challenged to discover themselves. Lakota offers organized camp activities for troops, families, and individual campers throughout the summer. Great fun and summer adventures are here for you.
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. Lifeguard/AED/CPR/First Aid certification training offered.
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!
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!
You will likely be supervising between 7–15 others, engaging in decision-making, behavior management, and living ethics—all necessary leadership skills for today.
It is not uncommon for campers and staff to be from a variety of places and cultural perspectives from around the US and world.
With other staff and connections to camp alumni can provide a link to possible internships or future job opportunities in a variety of careers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.