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2023 Camp Staff Resources

All those wishing to apply for a Camp Staff position, must complete an application first:

https://www.minsitrails.org/summer-camps/summercampstaffapplication/

This page is for those applicants who have received a confirmation letter to be on staff (Paid or Volunteer or CIT).  If you have not, go no further.

The following packets, clearances, online training's, and other paperwork are all required from all camp staff.

IF IT IS LISTED ON THE CHECK LIST, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE OR OBTAIN.  PAPERWORK MUST BE TURNED IN ALL TOGETHER.


Step 1:

Camp Staff Paperwork (click and download your specific packet - 14 years of age or older)


Quick Links/Information

PA State Youth Protection Clearance Requirements (PA Act 15)

For youth-serving organizations in Pennsylvania, new clearance requirements were enacted that need to be completed before you can volunteer and work with youth in PA. Please see the information listed below for all the important new details.

MANDATED REPORTER OF CHILD ABUSE

All employee, volunteers, registered and unregistered, over the age of 18 are now mandated reporters of child abuse. The law requires direct reporting from the individual suspecting or witnessing child abuse immediately. After reporting the suspected abuse to the state the individual shall contact the Minsi Trails Council Scout Executive. The Commonwealth has created a portal for reporting purposes: www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis or 800-932-0313.

If you are a Camp Staff Employee, you must secure and provide the following clearances:

If you are a Summer Resident Camp Staff Volunteer, (CIT) Counselor in Training or Summer Day Camp Volunteer, you must secure and provide the following clearances:


 

BSA Online Training's: (complete and print training certificates - turn in w/ staff paperwork) TIP:  For the YPT and Weather Hazards makes sure you are using the latest version of Chrome or Edge and also use your browser in incognito mode. 


Scouting Forms: ALL staff members must complete below forms, regardless IF you are currently registered in a unit, district, or council. 


Opportunities to turn in your COMPLETED paperwork.  

Regardless of the camp you will be at, the dates below are opportunities for you, as a Minsi Trails Council Camp Staff Member candidate, to turn in your completed paperwork well in advance of your arrival on camp property!

Minsi Trails Council Service Center, 991 Postal Road, Allentown

Wednesday May 24, 6:00PM to 7:00 PM

or

By appointment w/ Brian Dungan, Camping Director (Call or email to schedule) 9 AM – 5 PM
brian.dungan@scouting.org or (610) 465-8557

 

Trexler Scout Reservation and Camp Minsi

  • Akelaland – Beaver Day May 6, 2023 (Dining Hall) 1:00PM
  • Camp Trexler – Beaver Day May 6, 2023 (Dining Hall) 9:00AM
  • Camp Minsi – Beaver Day May 20, 2023 (Dining Hall) 9:00AM

 

All paperwork for employment is due by June 1st, 2023

 

 

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PROFESSIONAL OFFICE HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
(610) 264-8551
10 AM – 5 PM (Monday  – Friday)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

 

SCOUT SHOP HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
(610) 264-8551
10 AM - 5 PM  (Monday-Friday)
10 AM - 2 PM (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

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ADDRESS
991 Postal Road, Allentown, PA 18109