Summer Staff General Information

2017 Staff Applications are now on the website.  Click on Camps and Programs, and scroll down the bottom right hand corner and then click on 2017 Spring Break and Summer Job Descriptions.  WE ARE STILL TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR ALL LEVELS OF STAFF: WE HAVE A LOT OF SPACES TO STILL FILL!

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

2017 Staff Applications are now available.  What are the dates they need to be completed by?                                              

We are still accepting Staff Applications and will until positions have been filled.  However, we need your application and additional paper work submitted ASAP.  Applications submitted after March 31 may not be reviewed until May 5 as our Camp Director will be out of the office the last 2 weeks of April.

When is the Required Staff Training for 2017? (Training is required for New and Returning Staff).  It does not match up with the information on the Paper Application.

-Training dates have been modified in light of the Eugene and Springfield school districts making up for lost school days due to the December and January ice and snow storms.  These dates are as of February 16.  

Impact Team Training: Will begin Friday evening, June 16 and go through Sunday, June 25.  There will probably be another small break in between.

Senior Counselor Training (Ages 18+): Wednesday-Sunday, June 21-25.

Counselor Training (Ages 16-17):  Friday and Sunday, June 23-25.  May possibly begin the evening of June 22.

CIT Training (Age 15): Friday-Sunday, June 23-25.

CAP Training: Friday and Saturday, June 23-24 (9 am-9 pm both days).

How old does someone have to be to apply to be on Staff at Camp Harlow? 

The minimum age is 13 by the end of June.  We may possibly make an exception if you have a later June or July birthday if you are going into the 8th grade, but is not a guarantee.

How can I apply to be on staff at Camp Harlow?

You can fill out an application online via the Camp Harlow Website. Filling out the Application online will give you the ability to see if or when we have received important paper work, and view or change your Availability.  The same application will work for both Spring Break and Summer.  Paper forms are also available on the website below the online.

2017 Staff Applications are now available.  What are the dates they need to be completed by?                                              

We are still accepting Staff Applications and will until positions have been filled.  However, we need your application and additional paper work submitted ASAP.  Applications submitted after March 31 may not be reviewed until May 5 as our Camp Director will be out of the office the last 2 weeks of April.

If I have been on Staff before, do I still need to fill out an application for this year?

Yes, you will need to fill out an application each year, even if you are serving just one week! (such as High School Camp).

How will I know you have received my application?

If you applied online, you should get an automatic e-mail confirming your application has been submitted.  If you don’t get one within a couple of hours or so after applying, please contact us (andrewb@campharlow.com).  If you applied on paper, you should receive an e-mail from us within a week of submitting your Application.

I didn’t receive the Reference Forms when I applied online. How do I obtain the required Reference Forms?

Reference Forms should have attached to the e-mail that you should have received within a few minutes of submitting your online application; Let us know if you didn’t receive the e-mail or the Reference Forms were not attached (andrewb@campharlow.com).

Should I send in my Reference Forms with my Application?

For the sake of confidentiality for those filling out your Reference Forms, we prefer that those who fill out your Reference Forms send them to us directly, via mail, fax, or scanned copy through email.

Which Reference Forms are required to be sent in?

All three Reference Forms are required whether you are a New or Returning Applicant. Your application will not be submitted for review until we have received all three Reference Forms. NOTE: Dave Mertz and Andrew Bullock cannot be References for you. We prefer that the Personal Adult Reference Form is filled out by someone at least a few years older than you that knows you well. However, do not have family members fill out this Reference Form for you.

When will I find out if I am accepted? (If you turned your application in by March 17.  If you submit an application after March 17, it is possible you will not hear anything from us until May 5.)

You will receive an e-mail from us if you have been accepted if you applied to serve for Spring Break 2017 on Friday, March 3.

Impact Team and Senior Counselors will receive an e-mail from us by the end of the day on Friday, April 7.

Counselors will receive and e-mail from us by the end of the day on Tuesday, April 11.

CITS and CAPS will receive an e-mail from us by the end of the day on Thursday, April 13.

 

What are typical arrival and departure times for Staff during the Summer?                                                                            

CAPS (Day Camps Only): Sunday, 7:00 pm-9:15 pm; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, CAPS will be at camp 8:00 am-5:30 pm; Thursday from 8:00 am-9:45 (stay for Dinner and Evening Campfire). CAPS will not be staying overnight unless they live far outside the Eugene-Springfield area.

-Day Camps: Staff will arrive at 7:00 pm on Sunday and will stay at camp until 7:00 pm on Friday. All Staff (CITS and Older) will be staying the night during Day Camps as well will spend the evenings in our Small Group Bible Studies, Worship Times, Times of Fellowship and so forth.

-Overnight Camps: For most of the Overnight Camps, Counseling Staff needs to report by 1:45 pm on Sunday and will be done at 5:00 pm on Friday (except Thursday for Junior Camp 2).  CITS and CAPS will not be serving at Overnight Camps.  For Junior 1, 2017, staff will report at 8:00 am for Breakfast on Wednesday, July 5.  Staff will be done around 11:45 am on Saturday, July 8.