Summer Camp Team Member
Job Details
Camp Ginger Cascades - Lenoir, NC

No Girl Scout experience is necessary to work as a camp staff member. Salary is determined on experience and skills. Food, lodging and pre-camp training is provided.

Pre-camp training helps staff learn and review camping skills, become familiar with the area and develop a working rapport with fellow staff. All staff members should have a sincere interest and dedication to helping girls enjoy simple outdoor living, the ability to work with people of all backgrounds and love for the outdoors. Please note that positions available vary from camp to camp based on the current summer’s staffing needs.

  • Be a currently registered member of Girl Scouts of the USA or willing to become a member.
  • Believe in the mission of the Girl Scout movement.
  • Good character, integrity, adaptability, patience, sense of humor, and enthusiasm.
  • Be willing to live in staff tent or cabin near campers.
  • Have good time management, organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision and relate to one’s peer group.
  • Hold current certification in standard First Aid and CPR (unless employed in the kitchen).

All Job Descriptions are located on the Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont Employment Home Page located here:


Physical Requirements
  • Any physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this would cause an undue hardship to the Council.
  • Prolonged standing, bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching
  • Moderate lifting (up to 50 pounds).
  • Walking on uneven terrain, up and down hills for distances up to ½ mile.
  • Endurance to meet emergency needs.
  • Ability to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours (for counselor/program staff).
  • Ability to tolerate daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.


CP – Camp Pisgah, in Brevard, NC (near Asheville)
CGC – Ginger Cascades Adventure Base Camp, in Lenoir, NC (near Hickory)
KPC – Keyauwee Program Center, in Sophia, NC (near Greensboro)