How to Apply

… in 4 easy steps.

We require that you have completed at least one year of college/university and will be turning 19 within the current year.


Read the General Information about what it is like to work at Camp Fernwood including the staff policies. The Job Descriptions provided below will give you a clear picture of the responsibilities within each work area. Please choose the applicable job description below:


Fill out our online Staff Application, click here.


THREE references are required along with your complete application. TWO written and ONE verbal.

Please have TWO reliable people fill out WRITTEN reference forms on your behalf. The references should be a previous employer or supervisor, a coach, teacher, professor, childcare provider, or someone who can comment knowledgeably on your skills and ability to work with people and children.

The two written references should be submitted. Telephone contact information should be provided for the THIRD reference so we can call for a verbal reference. Make sure you list the names and current contact information of all three references so we may contact them by telephone with any questions.

References can click here to fill out our online reference form (or just copy this link and give it to them We prefer to receive references via our online option, but if not possible, please print the pdf reference form . If filling out a hard copy, the completed reference may be returned by scanning and emailing to


Please make sure to attach a current photograph to your online application. It can be directly uploaded, or you may attach it to an email sent to


You can expect to hear from us shortly after we receive your application. Our interview process consists of emails, phone calls and possibly Skype. Staff members are selected on the basis of their skills, experience, character and interest in working with children. Camp Fernwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We look forward to hearing from you. If you have any questions, please email Ellyn Black at



* In order to read PDF files you will need a copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you need this program, it is a free download from the Adobe Website.