High School Summer Staff

Build leadership skills and invest in the lives of children.

high-school-age-summer-staffTilikum’s  High School Summer Staff work alongside our College Summer Staff as Day Camp counselors during the busiest weeks of the summer. Guys and girls between the ages of 16 to 18 are trained in May and then work 5-8 weeks during the summer. High School Summer Staff are essential in providing support to the college staff with a small group of campers.

If you’re interested in a fun-filled and educational summer this year, fill out the online application.


Important Dates:

  • american-red-cross-logoApplication opens March 1, 2023
  • Applications due by May 2, 2023
  • High School Summer Staff training is May 19 – 20, 2023
  • Lifeguard training is May 26 – 29, 2023
  • Summer Staff program takes place from May 30 – August 9, 2023 (2 weeks training, 8 weeks counseling, 2 days cleanup and debrief)

High School Summer Staff are expected to commit to at least 5 weeks of camp throughout the summer for a stipend of $170 per week. A Lifeguard bonus of $200 applies for accepted applicants. Work days are Monday – Friday 7:30AM-5:00PM. All staff members must have consistent, reliable transportation to and from Camp.

Need more information?

Email Dennis Littlefield/Camp Director, or call Dennis at (503) 538-2763 ext.103.

High School Summer Staff

Interested in working on High School Summer Staff? Click the button below to fill out an application.

See a gallery and list of former Summer Staff.