New Camp Counselor Application

Youth Counselor Application

Please review job description prior to filling out the application.
Please complete all questions with as much detail as possible.


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How did you hear about this opportunity?:

  1. Being a youth counselor involves a one year commitment including: pre-camp events, leadership training, two weeks of camp, and follow-up events. Is this a commitment you are able to make? Do you see any barriers to completing this year-long commitment? Please explain.
  2. What interests you about the Youth Counselor position at Camp HOPE?
  3. Skills & Abilities
    1. Describe any experiences you’ve had working with children, attending camp, or supervising activities.
    2. What skills would you bring to Camp HOPE?
    3. How do/could you create playful, energetic and inclusive environment while working with kids?
  4. Describe your understanding of what “boundaries” means in terms of relationships, physical space/touch, property, and responsibilities as a person in authority.
  5. What does the concept of “confidentiality” mean to you?
  6. Based on the job description, what do you think might be challenging for you as a counselor at Camp HOPE?
  7. Working at camp often requires a lot of physical and emotional energy. How do you deal with stress in your life, and what do you do to “recharge” yourself when your energy is running low?

References (please use professional and/or experiential contacts only):

Reference 1 (Name, Phone, Relationship):

Reference 2 (Name, Phone, Relationship):

Camp HOPE dates:

  • Leadership Retreat/Training: June 22nd—25th (Mandatory)
  • Week 1: June 25th – 30th
  • Week 2: July 2nd – 7th

please select which week(s) you are available:

Positions opened until filled.