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Summer Camp Staff

Welcome to Summer Camp Staff!

We look forward to seeing you all at camp for the summer, but there are several things that you need to accomplish before you arrive at Camp Tuckahoe or Hidden Valley Scout Reservation.

Staff Employment Forms

Please pay close attention to the items listed and make sure to complete all that is applicable to you and your position. All forms must completed and returned to us by April 1st.
2015 Summer Camp Staff Application
2015 Summer Camp Staff Reference Form

All Staff need to complete the following forms:

All paid staff will also need to complete…

ALL Camp Staff under the age of 18…

  • must provide us with a copy of their valid Work Permit.

Materials can be obtained at your school’s Guidance Office. The required council signature can be obtained by contacting Todd Weidner at (717) 502-4190 or mailing the form to New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA, Attn: Camping Services, 1 Baden Powell Lane, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050.
You can not start employment without a valid work permit on file.

Advanced Training

The Boy Scouts of America require all Summer Camp Staff employees to complete various advanced training courses. Please have a look at the following courses & complete what is required for your position. Please provide a copy of ALL completion certificates before you arrive at camp.
Courses that are available through Boy Scouts of America Online Training appear with an asterisk (*).

  • Unlawful Harassment Prevention Training – All Staff
  • Youth Protection* – All Staff
  • Weather Hazards* – All Staff
  • Safe Swim Defense* – All Key Leaders, Aquatics Staff, Trek Staff
  • Safety Afloat* – All Key Leaders, Aquatics Staff, Trek Staff, Discovery Staff
  • Trek Safely* – Trek Staff

Camp Staff Handbooks

Please make sure to read and familiarize yourself with the rules and procedures within the Camp Staff Handbook. Please sign and return the Camp Staff Handbook Acknowledgement Form.

Leaders Guides & Program Highlights

All of our Guides are PDFs so you can save them to your phone! Save it to your iBooks app (or any book-reading app like ‘Kindle’) and have them with you!

Mechanicsburg & York Scout Shop Discount for Uniform Supplies

Please make sure you comply with the BSA uniform checklist when outfitting your uniform for the summer. The Mechanicsburg and York Scout Shops will be offering all camp employees a 25% discount off uniform supplies until the end of the Summer Camp season. For individual information about our council’s National Scout Shops including phones and hour of operation visit the following links.

Mechanicsburg-Scout-Shop-Logo-Link York-Scout-Shop-Logo-Link

Staff Apparel

Camp apparel will be available this year – information coming soon!