Girl Scouts of Northern California
Outdoor Program Department

Camp Staff Application (Direct Service)

Personal Information

Camp & Position Desired

GSNorCal offers several options in the types of camps and positions available. Resident Camps require that you live onsite and offers room and board. Day Camps do not provide room and board. Volunteer Run Camps (with Compensated Positions) offer a variety of options. Please choose the type of camp you prefer. Positions listed should be selected based on your skill, experience and interest.

Source of Referral



 School Name and LocationLast Year Completed (Frosh, Soph, Jr. Sr.)Diploma / Degree / Credits
High School or GED
Undergraduate College / University


Previous Camp or Youth Work Experience (paid or volunteer)

Other Employed Experience. Please list work most relevant to the position you listed as a preference with most recent employment first.

Training / Certification

Skills / Interest Areas

Please rate your proficiency in the following activities:
1- No Experience   2- Participated in Activity   3- Qualified to Assist   4- Qualified to Teach / Lead 
5- After rating each skill, you can provide: Additional Information / Notes
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Animal Care
Coastal Ecology
Crafts / Games
Environmental Studies
Forest Ecology
GPS / Geocaching
Knot Tying / Lashing
Leave No Trace
Night Hikes
Outdoor Cooking
Overnight Camping
Stargazing / Astronomy
Wilderness Survival
Wilderness Trips
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Climbing Wall
High Ropes
Low Ropes
Rocking Climbing
Team Initiatives
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Batik / Tie Dye
Ceramics / Pottery
Costume Design
Dancing / Choreography
Drawing / Sketching
Jewelry Making
Script Writing
Set Design
Sign Language
Skits / Stunts
Theater / Drama
Weaving / Knitting
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English Riding
Horse Care
Horseback Riding
Lesson Leading
Trail Riding
Western Riding
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Campfire Program
Crisis Management
Culinary Arts Teaching
Foreign Language
Girl Scout Program
Menu Planning
Program Planning
Quantity Cooking
Special Diet Cooking
Patient Care


References and Background Information

List 3 people NOT related to you who can attest to your qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Include one of your previously listed employers and, if you have camp experience, please include a Camp Director. A minimum of 2 references are required in order to complete the hiring process for new staff members, and 1 reference is required for returning staff.

I understand that employment is subject to background investigation including verification of prior employment, professional references, fingerprinting and/or criminal background investigation. Jobs that require regular on-the-job driving will require a DMV report. I authorize prior employers, professional or personal references, educational institutions, government agencies or other professional organizations to provide relevant information or opinions useful to making a hire decision; and I release all parties from all liability for any damage that may result from furnishing this information.

I certify that my answers to the preceding questions are correct and complete and that I have not knowingly withheld any information which might, if disclosed, affect my application unfavorably. I understand that any misrepresentation or omission of facts on the application is grounds for ending the application process or for dismissal after employment, regardless of the time elapsed before discovery.  I hereby authorize the Girl Scouts of Northern California Council or it's agents to contact and retrieve information from prior employers, educational institutions, government agencies, and professional reference contacts listed or other public records. I further authorize these references to release to you all information that they may have about me. Acceptance of candidate for a position to work with Girl Scouts of Northern California does not constitute a stated or implied contract of employment. I agree to abide by the rules and regulations of the Girl Scouts of Northern California if hired.   

The Girl Scouts of Northern California is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We conduct employment-related activities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, citizenship, pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions, marital status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, local laws and ordinances. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, the recruitment and selection of applicants and the transfer or promotion of employees is based on the individual's qualifications, merit, knowledge, abilities, skills, experience, education and or training.

If this form is completed electronically, I agree that my printed name serves as my electronic signature.

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