Apply to be a Staff Member at the Greatest Place on Earth!




Welcome to the Forest!

We are excited that you are interested in joining the Summer of 2016 Staff Team.  Our staff comes from all over the country and are some of the best people in the world.  Thanks for taking the time to be a part of this amazing experience.  Let us know if you have any questions along the way.  We'll be talking to you soon!

Kristin McMaster, Camp Director
Erin Royce, Camp Director

How it Works

Paid Staff / Volunteers / Junior Counselors / Medical Staff / Day Volunteers

Step 1: Fill out the Online Application
Step 2: Receive an Email (at the one you give us) confirming receipt of the application
Step 3: If selected, receive an email to schedule a Phone Interview
Step 4: Have a Phone Interview
Step 5: Receive an email indicating if you have been hired by March 31st
Step 6: Officially Accept/Reject the Position
Step 7: Attend Training & Camp! 


Things You Should Know

Staff Must Be 18 Years or Older
Volunteer and Paid Positions are Available
Paid Positions Require a Full Summer Commitment ( From beginning of position to end of camp on8/11/2016 )
Staff Training is Mandatory.  Junior Counselors must attend pre-camp training.  Staff Training is based on Position
If you are 15 or 16 years old then you are eligible to apply for a position in our Teen Leadership Program

Please Choose from One of the Positions Below

Our 2016 camp dates are:

Camp Director Move-in                     June 27th, 2016

Ropes Training                                   June 29 – July 3, 2016

Director Meeting/Setup                     July 2 - 3, 2016

UL/AD Training                                   July 4 - 6, 2016

Counselor Training                             July 7 - 12, 2016

Session 1                                             July 13 - 18, 2016

Intersession                                        July 19 - 20, 2016

Session 2                                            July 21 - 26, 2016

Intersession                                        July 27 - 28, 2016

Session 3                                            July 29 - Aug 3, 2016

Intersession                                        Aug 3 - 4, 2016

Session 4                                            Aug 5 - 10, 2016

Move Out                                            August 11, 2016

Please Choose from One of the Positions Above