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 2017 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!

Ryan Tressler, 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
Step 6: Officially Accept/Reject the Position
Step 7:  Receive and Complete Paperwork
Step 8: 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 on8/18/2017 )
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 2017 camp dates are on the way!

Camp Director Move-in                     

Ropes Training                                   

Director Meeting/Setup                     

June 11th:  UL/PS Training                               

June 17th:  Counselor Training                            

Session 1:  June 25th - 30th                                     


Session 2:  July 2nd - 7th                                      


Session 3:  July 9th - 14th                                     


Session 4:  July 16th - 21st                                       


Session 5:   July 23rd - 28th                                   

Please Choose from One of the Positions Above