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Adamstown, MD 21710

Summer Camp Staff Information

We are now accepting applications for 2018 Summer Camp staff, including senior counselors, camp nurses, junior counselors, and adult volunteers! 

Thank you for your interest in being a camp counselor at Claggett this summer! Whether you are applying for the first time, or are a returning staff member, your ministry is so important to the Claggett Center and to the Church as a whole. Make sure to read the position descriptions of the position for which you are applying. The priority deadline for Senior Staff is March 1 and for Junior Staff and Adult Volunteers is April 15. We will accept applications until all positions are full. Please e-mail your questions to Spencer Hatcher,, the 2018 Camp Director. For camp nurse please see below.

Click here for our summer camp dates. Senior staff training is June 7-15. All staff training is June 8-9, beginning Friday evening and ending Saturday afternoon. There is no camp offered July 1-6.

Senior Staff Counselors
Senior Staff members must be at least 18 years old and one year out of High School. They are the foundational summer camp counselors whose ministry, supervised by the Camp Director, is to plan, develop, and implement all camp activities and programs, throughout the entirety of the camp season. Senior Staff work in cooperation with their fellow members of Senior Staff, Junior Staff, Adult Volunteers, Chaplains, and the wider Claggett Center staff to create a fun, safe, centered, and cohesive Christian community with and for children, youth, and young people ranging from 2nd-12th grade.

Junior Staff Counselors
Junior Staff members must have completed at least the 9th grade, be at least two grade years older than the camp for which they are applying, and be registered to attend Senior High camp.  The ministry of junior staff, supervised by the Camp Director, is to work in cooperation with their fellow members of Junior Staff, Senior Staff, Adult Volunteers, and Chaplains to assist with camp activities and programs, helping to create a fun, centered, and cohesive Christian community with and for children and youth ranging from 2nd-8th grade.

Camp Nurses: 
Camps at Claggett is in need of camp nurses for the 2018 season. Choose to work one, some or all weeks. Our camp nurse stays on site and is responsible for dispensing camper medications, standing-order medications, maintaining the healthcare suite, and onsite medical issues. Current RN license in Maryland or Compact State required. Great for school nurse. Compensation includes discounted camp registration for dependents. Please return applications to Sharon Tillman,

Adult Volunteers
Do you have a skill to offer, or a speciatly to share? Contact Camps at Claggett to see when and how we could work together. Or do you love summer camp and are looking for a way to donate your time? Fill out the application and let us know when you are available!

All accepted applicants are subject to criminal and child protective services background checks. First Aid/CPR/AED training required for paid staff positions.

The Episcopal Church requires that all individuals working in Christian Formation roles, including summer camp staff and volunteers, pass the online Safeguarding trainings for youth and adults. Additional trainings may be required.