Boy Scouts of America Cascade Pacific Council
  • 08-Jan-2018 to 01-Jul-2018 (MST)
  • Cascade Pacific Council Camps
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • $100 - $350 a week
  • Other
  • Seasonal

Full Room and Board, Partial Uniforming, Training

The Cascade Pacific Council is seeking enthusiastic camp staff members who are interested in working at our summer camps as shooting sports staff. Our shooting sports staff instruct campers in a variety of shooting sports in a program that has a strong emphasis on safety, and fundamentals of shooting.


Shooting sports staff instruct our campers in a variety of different shooting sports including:

-  BB. Guns / Air Rifles (Instructors must be 18+)

-  Archery (18+)

-  22. Caliber Long Rifles (21+/18+)

-  Shotgun Shooting (21+/18+)

-  Black Powder Muzzle Loader (21+/18+)


Even if you have little to no experience, all training is provided to shooting sports staff that can include NRA Range Safety Officer, NRA Instructor, National Field Archery Instructor I, and BB Gun Range Safety Officer.


Cub Scout Day Camps are camps that operate during the day only. It is attended by dens or packs of Cub Scouts (boys in grades 1-5) that rotate from station to station. The Day camp season is usually shorter than resident camp and offers an opportunity to continue evening activities through the summer. Day camp staff go home at night and return each morning. There are multiple day camp locations including: 

  • Metro Eastside Day Camp Eagle Creek, OR Happy Valley, OR Milwaukie, OR
  • Metro Westside Day Camp Hillsboro, OR
  • SW Washington Day Camp Battle Ground, WA
  • Traveling Day Camp Various locations in NW Oregon
  • Willamette Day Camp Salem OR


Cub Scout Resident Camps serve boys ages 8-10 (Cub Scouts) who attend resident camp with their local Scouting group and leaders. Resident camps operate from three to five days at a time. Cub Scout resident camps that the council operates include:

  • Camp Clark (Oregon Coast) a 5-night camp
  • Butte Creek Scout Ranch, a 2-night camp


Boy Scout Resident Camps serve boys ages 11-17 (Boy Scouts) who attend resident camp with their local Scouting group and leaders. Boy Scout Resident Camps that the council operates are week-long programs that include: 

  • Camp Baldwin (Mt.Hood) 
  • Camp Meriwether (Oregon Coast) 
  • Camp Pioneer (Mt.Jefferson) 


 Mission Statement: 

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. We accomplish this at our camps by finding the most motivated and enthusiastic individuals in the area that want to make a difference in young people's lives through the instruction of games, leadership skills, and FUN! 


General Responsibilities: Shooting Sports Staff

  • Set a good example by service as a positive role model for campers and fellow staff members.
  • Operate and manage area in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Instruct and run assigned range using a pre-created curriculum and standard operating guidelines.
  • Manage and oversee the condition, storage, and security of assigned equipment.
  • Works collaboratively with other staff members in a variety of activities and programs.
  • Participates in pre-camp training.
  • Other duties as assigned by the camp management team.



  • Minimum age for Archery and BB Gun Range staff is 18+.
  • Minimum age for 22. Shotgun and black powder is 21+.
  • If hired, must be registered as a member of the Boy Scouts of America.
  • Must have sound judgment in decision making and be solely responsible for range safety.
  • Applicants must pass criminal background check.


Education/Training Requirements:

  • Must complete assigned training prior to camp start date. All training is provided
  • CPR / First Aid Certification (Optional)


Even if you have no Scouting experience, you are still encouraged to apply !!!

Cascade Pacific Council is an equal opportunity employer.


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