So You Wanna Be a Counselor, hey!

Welcome and thanks for your willingness to serve! You can be a hero to many campers and help the overall success of Camp Swamp.

Even though In-Person Summer Camp is canceled, come counsel and never leave the comfort of your home.

Counselor Requirements

  • Be a Christian for at least six months by event start date,
  • Be at least a rising senior in high school,
  • Complete an Online Application (complete form below),
  • Obtain Two (2) Letters of Recommendation:
    1. From a leader of your church,
    2. From another adult, i.e. Ministry Leader or adult with whom you are close (not your family or peer)
  • Submit a paragraph regarding Camp Swamp Values,
  • Complete no-cost Background Check every three years (if applicable, a separate form will be emailed to you from Trusted Employees, check your spam folder).

Camp Swamp Counselor and Camper
"Counselors are special people. I feel safe around them and you don't get that in the regular world. A regular high school or college student won't talk to me or pay attention to me normally. But at camp I know I can walk up to any one of them and they won't laugh in my face. It's so different here." 11 Year Old Camper

Counselor Application Form

Personal Information:

Health Related Information:

Health History:

  • If marked, explain in space provided below. Include any pertinent information, which may affect your ability to counsel affectively and your usual method(s) of treatment.
  • Bring medication to camp. Click here for SPECIAL NOTICE regarding medicines.
  • Do you have or have you had in the last year any of the following:
SPECIAL NOTE: Click here to read a special note about medicines.

Position Related Information:

NOTE: Full Time Positions have been filled.

Week Desired:

  • Check Yes for week(s) you are available to counsel.
  • Check No for week(s) you are not.
  • If applying for Full Time Counselor, check Yes to all.
NOTE: Full Time Positions have been filled.
What are you top three choice of weeks?
NOTE: Full Time Positions have been filled.

Additional Information:

Thanks! Pray for no snakes and no breaks.

You will get an email regarding an Online Background Check Application, if not completed within last three (3) years.
This
must be completed before your application is accepted. Be sure to check your spam folder for an email from Trusted Employees.

If any further information is needed, we'll contact you.

 
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