Who are we looking for?

At Camp Idlewild, we are looking for responsible staff members who want to learn to be youth development professionals. We hire folks who are reliable and energetic, and we teach them to be great camp counselors. We assume that you are seriously looking for summer employment. With this in mind, we proceed quickly. We will be forthcoming as to your eligibility and status. Our Application Process will determine if you and Camp Idlewild are a "good fit." As a member of our team, you will receive extensive training about our program and the campers we serve. Working at summer camp is an amazing experience that will benefit you in any field you choose.

How to Become a Staff Member

To join our team at Camp Idlewild, fill out the application. ALL Day and Overnight Camp Staff / Volunteer applicants are required to complete the same application process. Please make sure you are available for the entire summer camp season before you apply, if you are seeking a paid position. There is a place on the application to specify any unavailable dates due to to doctor's appointments, interviews, etc. To complete our application, you will need your social security number, 3 references and your work history, including any camp related volunteer work or employment.

What records do we need?

You will need a physical exam completed by a licensed physician and your immunization records to complete the health forms.

After you submit your application, we will contact you to set up an interview. Please use a valid email address, because this is the main way we communicate with applicants.