Each year as we recruit more Cub Scouts into our units we give what is called a “cub talk”, which is designed around sharing with the youth all the fun and exciting things they can do if they join us. We promise them that they are going to get to shoot BB Guns, Archery, and Slingshots. That they will fish, learn new games, and be able to focus on STEM activities that are hands on. All year long they work to complete rank requirements and learn new things, but it is at CAMP that they truly get to experience everything we promised them in that Cub Talk.
We are looking for the right people to join our Day Camp team and help us to KEEP THE PROMISE.
Our Camps are led by two Directors that are National Camp School Trained. We are looking to fill both of those positions, the Camp Director and Program Director. Both positions require someone who is 21 years of age or older.
The Camp Director is ultimately responsible for the administrative side of the camp including managing health and safety, recruiting staff, staff training, and supervising the personnel and operating details of the day camp.
The Program Director is responsible for the fun the kids have at camp. The amazing program design, the training and quality of the staff, and the added special things that the kids will always remember when they think of camp (songs, dances, costumes, all that jazz!)
Both positions work in sync with the Camp Quartermaster and the Council Staff Adviser to lead the staff and provide an exceptional experience for youth in our movement.
To Apply to be the Camp or Program Director, CLICK HERE
Our most important team members are our Camp Counselors. They are the heart and soul of what happens at camp. They are the number one reason why a camper falls in love with camp. You can be a Counselor and be given the opportunity to impact somebody’s forever! This year, you will be mentoring and working with groups of 8-10 Cub Scouts all week, and will get to know them, help them grow, and keep them safe at camp with us. Camp Counselors will be traveling each week with us on our field trips (San Antonio Zoo, the Witte Museum, The Planetarium, and Sea World). We are looking for high energy team members that are willing to sing, dance, and do everything they can to bring our theme alive.
We offer a Counselor in Training (CIT) program, as well. A CIT works closely with the staff members and Camp Counselors to ensure a quality and safe program while learning what it means to be a Camp Counselor. This is a great way to get that on the job training for when you reach the age to be on Camp Staff, while introducing you to the different roles and areas so you can decide where your heart leads you in your Camp Career. CITs are not paid staff, but receive credit for their volunteer hours.
Area Directors and Program Staff are another part of our Camp Staff. We are always looking for qualified team members to help us run our Shooting Sports Activities, Aquatics, Games, Crafts, and other areas. Some of these areas have age requirements but all who apply should be 16 years or older. To apply to be on Aquatics, Shooting Sports, or General Camp Staff CLICK HERE
PARENTS who are interested in attending camp the week their Scout is attending camp, and would like to VOLUNTEER at camp the same week may receive one free Scout admission to that camp. In order to be considered for this, you must apply to be on camp staff and go through the interview process.
ALL CAMP STAFF AND CITS WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A TRAINING SESSION JUNE 10TH AND 11TH AT THE PARK. Any camp staff that is interested in being a part of the planning of the camps may join our Cub Scout Day Camp Planning Meetings held at 6:30 pm in the Council Conference Room on the following dates:
February 20, March 19, April 16, and May 28
If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to me directly at Linda.Dieguez@Scouting.org or you may text me at 210-740-9370