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Building girls of courage, confidence, and character in the outdoors.


We are looking for dynamic women and men who desire to give back to the girls in our community. As a member of our staff you will probably work harder than you have ever worked in your life and make better friends and memories than you can imagine. Camp jobs offer invaluable skill-building, leadership, training, and enrichment opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else. 

All camp staff must be at least 18 years old by their start date. 

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How do I apply?

Browse our positions below and fill out an application for any position that interests you.

Remember that your answers to our application questions are how we get a sense of who you are. 

  • Are you a thoughtful, interesting individual?
  • Can you present yourself professionally? 
  • Do you care about our mission?
  • Will you take the time to do a job thoroughly and with attention to detail? 
When will I interview?

Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis.

  • Once we receive your completed application, we will contact you within two weeks to schedule an interview.
  • Interviews will be completed virtually for the 2022 summer season. 
What are the next steps?

After your interview, we will reach out with more information about your next steps. We can only make job offers after we have heard from your references.

Questions? Contact Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest at

Available Positions

If you want to be a part of making camp an unforgettable experience, click on the position of your choice for details and click on the link to apply.  Camp Application Here

Please send all camp staff applications to

If you are interested in volunteering and joining us at Camp Mitre Peak, please fill out this form and send it to 

Thank you for being a part of making camp an unforgettable experience.

Program and Arts Positions

Arts and Crafts Specialist

The Arts and Crafts Specialist develops and delivers arts and crafts activities that are safe, fun and appropriate to age and abilities of campers; manages arts and crafts facilities and related supplies and equipment.

Full details here.

Camp Program Director

The Camp Program Director coordinates the development of camp programs.  Supervises on-camp program ensuring a safe, creative, and educational experience for all campers and staff; supervises on-camp specialist, as assigned.

Full details here.

Camp Leadership and Administration

Camp Director

This position is accountable for the direct delivery of services, programs, and evaluation of programs for Camp Mitre Peak Resident Camp.  She/he directs and safely guides multiple participants through various programmed activities and events to achieve desired outcomes by way of experiential learning in a professional manner. The position oversees the overall management of the Girl Scout camp with respect to program camp activities for members of the organization.

Full details here.

Camp CIT Director

The CIT Director schedules, monitors, and supports the Counselors-in-Training (CITs). Ensures the CITs are getting a full understanding of the camp experience. Works alongside the Camp Program Director to support or assist in daily programming when needed. 

Full details here.

Unit Leader

The Unit Leader is the primary caregiver for each camper. Unit Leaders are the primary and direct supervisors for all counselors in the designated unit. The Unit Leader is responsible for mentoring, training and guiding counselors and campers as assigned. Camp Mitre Peak is a Girl scout overnight camp that serves girls in grades 3 – 12. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.

Full details here.

Unit Counselor

The Unit Counselor serves as the primary caregiver for each camper, assisting the Unit Leader in planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding girls in the unit; act as a consultant in areas of special skills, as appropriate.

Full details here.

Health Care Director

The Health Care Director is responsible for overseeing and promoting the general health, safety and sanitation of the campers, staff and entire camp. The Health Care Director is responsible for making decisions based upon established medical protocol and supervisory review. 

Full details here.

Equestrian Positions

Equestrian Director

The Equestrian Director will manage barn operations including care of the horses and barn and facilitating girl-led equestrian experiences to help girls Discover themselves, Connect with others, and Take Action to make the world a better place. The Equestrian Director will instill the importance of healthy and safe living, and the enjoyment and appreciation of the outdoors to the girls while providing an environment that welcomes diversity, fosters respect and encourages friendships. The incumbent will develop both a progressive riding program for girls enrolled in equestrian programs and a horse exposure program for all other girls at camp. 

Full details here.


The Wrangler assists the Equestrian Director and horse program unit staff in leading a safe, fun horse program appropriate for ages and abilities of campers.

Full details here.

Adventure Positions

High Adventure Specialist

The High Adventure Specialist plans and coordinates camp trips, oversees the management of outdoor equipment and adventure programming. 

Full details here.


Kitchen Manager

The Kitchen Manager is responsible for preparing nutritious meals, ensuring health standards are met and accommodating any food allergies and restrictions for campers and staff. They will work with our culinary team to plan meals, track inventory and place food orders.

Full details here.

Kitchen Assistant

The Kitchen Assistant will assist the Kitchen Manager in preparing and serving nutritious, well-balanced meals for campers and staff as well as maintaining high standards of cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen and dishwashing area

Full details here.

Aquatics Positions

Waterfront Manager

The Waterfront Manager plans and delivers waterfront activities that are age and ability appropriate, safe, and fun. This person should have experience teaching and working with children as well as experience working with a waterfront program. Serve as a role model to campers and staff by your actions, appearance, manners, language, and general conduct. Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning and leading those as assigned. Provide management to the physical operation of the waterfront’s facilities and equipment. Camp Mitre Peak is an overnight camp that serves girls in grades 3 – 12. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Full details here.