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Apply to be a Camp Counselor for our Natural Resources Day Camp!

Kids in a stream

Our natural resource day camp takes 40 4th-7th graders outside for a week to learn about forests, rivers, farms, ranches, and more! Campers participate in a variety of activities led by natural resource professionals, as well as other games and activities. 

Our camp counselors are an integral part of making our camp a success! Camp counselors are assigned to a group of 10 youth and support them throughout the week during the activities; counselors also lead games and other activities for their group during camp.

Benefits of being a camp counselor:

  • Develop and enhance leadership skills such as communication and group management
  • Gain experience for job or college applications
  • Spend a fun week outside with others learning about the local environment
  • Fulfill volunteer requirements for graduation
  • Free camp tuition for a family member

Camp counselors must be available from June 27-July 1st 8-4:30, as well as for a training from 9:30-3:00 on Wednesday, June 15th.

Ages 16 and up. Camp starts and ends from Rogue Valley Mall.

To learn more about the position checkout the position description: 

Camp Counselor Job Description_22-03-21.pdf


To apply fill out the application below and email it back to or mail it to our JSWCD office.

Camp Counselor Application_22-03-21.pdf


Applications are due by Tuesday, May 31st at 5pm. 

If you are interested in volunteering for our camp in another capacity, or know someone who is, please contact Hannah Satein at or 541-423-6182.