Blackhawk Area Council Summer Camp Seasonal Employment Application
Please submit this application or a physical application by December 1st.

Information about Employment
~Please Read Before Completing Application~

 The Blackhawk Area Council, BSA is very pleased to be able to offer employment opportunities at its
two excellent camps – Canyon Camp and Camp Lowden.

 All applicants will have an interview with the Camp Director(s), who will then determine the placement
status of the applicant.

 Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age or the
presence of a disability that is unrelated to your ability to perform the job requested.

 The minimum age requirements are: (refer to Position Preference)
o 14 for CIT (Counselor in Training)
o 15 for full time staff
o 18 or 21 for some positions

 Length of employment is:
o Camp Lowden – Early June to end of early August 2020
o Canyon Camp – Early June to end of early August 2020

 Applicant must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America or agree to become a
registered member before employment begins. The principles of the Scout Oath and Law must
be practiced as a way of life.

 As a camp staff member of the Blackhawk Area Council, the staff is expected to set an example
of excellence in Scouting, which includes the wearing of the uniform, and adhere to standards
of personal appearance.

 Salary is based on position responsibility with consideration given to the individual’s experience.

 Review the list of jobs, indicate three references, and complete the entire application.

 Three letters of recommendation are required for applicants that have not been employed by the
Blackhawk Area Council in the past. Please give the reference form to an adult who knows you.
No family members.

 14 and 15-year-old staff members are required to have an Employment Certificate
(work permit). Employment Certificates can be obtained through your school.

 Every applicant who is employed will be required to submit a completed Annual Health and
Medical Record, W-4 from your state, federal W-4, and an Employment Eligibility Verification
(I-9) form.

 You will reside in housing provided by the camp. Other arrangements must be approved by the
Camp Director. Management reserves the right to enter your quarters for inspection at its discretion.


Contact Emily Cross with any questions at: Emily.Cross@scouting.org
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