Each summer, the Westark Area Council employs over 60 youth and adults as members of the Camp Orr staff. In addition to several weekend meetings in the spring, the staff work for a full week prior to camp opening to make sure campers have a top-quality summer camp experience.
Camp Orr High Adventure Base is always in need of additional talent on staff. To be employed as a camp staff member, candidates must be at least 15 years old and agree to register as a member of the Boy Scouts of America.
The primary staff interview date is January 9, 2021 in Springdale, Arkansas. Interviewing will occur by appointment from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Please submit staff application forms to:
Westark Area Council
Attn: Camp Director
Shewmaker Scout Service Center
3409 Elm Springs Road
Springdale, AR 772762
or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For Scouts or Venturers at least 14 years old, Camp Orr High Adventure Base offers a Counselor In Training (CIT) program. Youth must have permission from their unit leader and submit an application form with references. Scouts in the CIT program will be at camp for one or two weeks and serve without compensation, similar to an unpaid internship. Scouts will learn about various areas of camp and skills necessary to be employed on staff.
Complete the application and return it to the council.
Camp Orr Staff 2018