Boy Scouts of America Cascade Pacific Council
  • 08-Jan-2018 to 19-Aug-2018 (MST)
  • Resident Camps
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Stipend
  • Other
  • Seasonal

Room and Board, Partial Uniforming

The Boy Scouts of America, Cascade Pacific Council is proud to hire over 300 enthusiastic camp staff members annually to serve in several different camps, while providing a quality program to over 6,000 youth. We have both residential and day camp and locations located all over Oregon and Southern Washington. For staff members looking to work at a residential camp for the summer, we have more than a few different options for you: 


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) 
  • NYLT at Camp Cooper (Coast Range) 


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: Kitchen Staff 

  • Complying with all BSA standards and Oregon/Washington laws and regulations regarding summer camps.
  • Set a good example by service as a positive role model for campers and fellow staff members.
  • 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.

General Responsibilities: Kitchen Assistant

  • Assists in area and food prep as needed. 
  • Responsible for sanitation and cleanliness of the kitchen and equipment. 
  • Responsible for being actively involved in inventory control procedures.

General Responsibilities: Assistant Cook

  • Under the direction of the head cook works to prepare meals in a timely fashion.
  • Keeps prep areas clean and sanitizes area after use. 
  • Responsible for being actively involved in inventory control procedures. 

General Responsibilities: Head Cook

  • Directs production, work schedules and food prep to deliver meals on time.
  • Responsible with working with food manager or business manaager for inventory ordering. 
  • Manages workflow of the kitchen, providing supervision to the kitchen assistants and assistant cooks.
  • Strong working knowlege of safe food handling. 
  • Kitchen experience is strongly preferred. 




  • Minimum age for kitchen assistant position is 16+.
  • Minimum age for assistant cook position is 18+
  • Minimum age for head cook is 21+
  • If hired, must be registered as a member of the Boy Scouts of America.
  • Kitchen Staff must live on-site for the summer in provided housing.
  • Applicants must pass criminal background check.


Education/Training Requirements:

  • Oregon Food Handlers Card (We will provide) 
  • First Aid / CPR  (We will provide) 


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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