Summer Camp Staff

Cascade Pacific Council hires 300 enthusiastic camp counselors annually to serve as handicraft assistants, sports instructors, shooting sports supervisors (archery, BB gun, .22 caliber rifle, skeet, and black-powder), trading post managers, facilities maintenance and food service staff, natural sciences and Scout skills instructors, lifeguards, and horse wranglers. These staff members serve at our day camps and resident camps throughout Northwest Oregon.

Age 14 may serve in volunteer 'Staff in Training' roles at day camps.
Age 15 may serve in volunteer 'Staff in Training' roles at resident camps.
Age 15 and older may serve as paid staff members at day camps.
Age 16 and older may serve as paid staff members at resident camps.

We look forward to meeting you and learning why YOU want to be a camp staffer!

How to Apply

Online Application

Select your camp position of interest HERE

Once you have selected your position of interest enter your information to be considered.


Both full summer and volunteer staff attend and are hired after interviewing with our Camp Managers.   Applications are online only.  Please fill out the application prior to arriving to an interview date.  If you are unable to attend the interviews, you may still fill out the online application to submit your information.

2020 Interview Dates

Friday, February 21, 2020 in the South Metro area at 7:00PM, World of Speed- 27490 SW 95th Ave, Wilsonville OR 97070

Saturday, February 22, 2020 in Portland OR at 9:00AM, Portland Scout Office- 2145 SW Naito Parkway, Portland OR 97201



The Cascade Pacific Council is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to all employees and applicants for employment. All personnel actions, such as recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, layoff, recall, compensation and benefits, discipline, termination of employment, and educational, recreational, and social programs, are administered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or physical or mental disability of otherwise qualified individuals, or membership or application for membership in a uniformed service. Employment decisions, subject to the legitimate business requirements of the council, are based solely on the individual’s qualifications, merit, and performance. 
Harassment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or membership in a uniformed service will not be permitted or condoned. Slurs and insults related to those characteristics are wholly inappropriate and violate the Council’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and also may violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994, or other applicable laws.