We would love for you to join the Camp Big Heart Family this summer! Camp is an extremely fun, rewarding, and exhausting experience. We have an over 70% retention rate every year, so make sure to apply early.

Staff are required to get to camp for orientation the day before campers arrive. The staff camp dates are: June 16-22 and June 23-29, 2018.

Activity Leader applications are due March 3. All other applications are due March 31. For any staffing questions, contact Henry Avery at

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Volunteers are essential to running camp. Volunteers are assigned a cabin to travel with all week. You will sleep in a cabin with your campers and help them get ready in the mornings and evenings. You will participate in all activities and help the Unit Leaders and Activity Leaders as needed. In a cabin, there are typically 2-3 Volunteers, 1 Unit Leader, and 9-10 campers. Volunteers are unpaid.
Unit leaders are the backbone to camp. Unit Leaders are assigned to lead a cabin throughout the week. You will help your campers get ready, take them to activities and meals, and ensure your campers’ needs are met. Unit Leaders are in a cabin with 2-3 Volunteers and 9-10 campers. Unit Leaders are paid $200 per week.
Activity Leaders bring the spirit and fun to camp. Activity Leaders are in charge of one Activity and one Discovery for the week. You will need to plan one Activity lesson and two Discovery lessons before the start of camp. You will assist Management in running entertainment and flagpole. Activity Leaders are paid $200 per week.
We will be hiring one Lifeguard for the first week of camp and three Lifeguards for the second and third weeks of camp. Lifeguards are paid $250 per week.