Camp Counselor
Girl Scouts of Alaska

Make a difference in the MOST beautiful state in America!

Explore the communities of remote Alaska with GSAK!

  • summer

Camp Counselor

Girl Scouts of Alaska
Anchorage, Alaska
$17.25 / hour
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts in about 1 month. (May 24, 2024)

Each summer, the Girl Scouts of Alaska camp team from across the U.S. works together toward one common mission — to help every girl who attends camp develop courage, confidence, and character to make the world a better place.

Work with a staff partner to plan and deliver outdoor activities to girls ages 5-18. Group size varies by community, from 20-60 girls. Create and lead original, age-appropriate activities that totally engage your campers.  Now hiring at this camp:

• Traveling Day Camp Our camp creates a community that helps girls unlock their potential while developing life skills. Traveling day camp is in communities throughout southeast and southwest Alaska.  Traveling Day Camp dates are May 24 - August 11, 2024.

For this camp and position, compensation starts at $17.25/hour plus lodging.  All staff also receive a $675 travel stipend which is evenly split between each paycheck.  Like with regular pay, taxes, social security and Medicare are taken from travel stipends. 

Applicants must make a commitment for the full dates of employment, be at least 18 years old, possess excellent character, exert enthusiasm, patience, and understanding, work from a place of positivity, and are solution-oriented.  To apply, fill out the online application (3 professional reference contacts are necessary). Interviews will be conducted by phone.

You can find information about all of our camp programs at:

Working at any of our camps is an extraordinary life-changing adventure for you and for the campers you work with.   Our camps build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.  To accomplish this we demand excellence from our staff including that they: put the needs of others ahead of their own wants, communicate directly and honestly (even when it is hard and uncomfortable), engage fully with campers and the camp experience, work tirelessly and enthusiastically until the job is done and consistently follow through on commitments to campers, co-workers, and directors. 

Our Staff:
We hold our staff to extremely high standards because our goal is to create a team that can change the world. You’ll be with others who are passionate about positively impacting kids’ lives and making the world a better place.

Staff Qualifications:

  • Excellent character
  • Enthusiastic, kind & gritty
  • Willingness to create an inclusive environment. Simply put, drama, gossip, cliques, or mean girl behavior are not tolerated at our camp.
  • Current First Aid/CPR Certification (or can obtain before camp)
  • Wilderness First Aid preferred
  • 18 years old

How to Apply

For more information:

Visit: Our website

Call: 907-248-2250/800-478-7448

Email: Our directors

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