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

View Answer The minimum age is 13 by the end of June.  

When will 2015 Staff Applications be ready?  How do I apply?

View Answer 2015 Staff Applications Should be on the Camp Harlow Website by December 19, 2014 at the latest.  You will be able to apply online or by downloading a paper application under quick downloads on the home page of the website. The application will work will for both Spring Break and Summer.

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

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

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

View Answer 1) 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).

2)You can go to the Quick Downloads on the Home page of the Camp Harlow website (www.campharlow.com) and download and print the Reference Forms included in the paper versions of the application.

Should I send in my Reference Forms with my Application?

View Answer 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?

View Answer 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.

How will I know you have received my application?

View Answer You should receive an e-mail from us within a week of turning in your Application. The e-mail will inform you if there is any paper work we still need from you before we review it. If you have not heard from us within a week, please contact Andrew.

When will I find out if I am accepted?

View Answer If you have applied to serve at the Spring Break Day Camp, applicants will receive notice of acceptance by March 1. For those of you applying only for the summer, you should receive notices from us by April 10 for Senior Counselors, April 17 for Counselors, and April 24 for CITS and April 30 for  CAPS.
NOTE: Turning in an application does not guarantee you will serve at Camp Harlow this Spring Break or Summer. We will have a lot of applicants for a limited amount of spots.

When is the Required Staff Training for 2015? (Training is required for New and Returning Staff)  

View Answer -Senior Counselor Training Thursday, June 18. Check-In begins at 9:00 am.  Counselor Training will begin at 9:00 am on Friday, June 19.  CIT Training will begin at 9:00 am on Saturday, June 20.   Training will go to until 9 pm Monday, June 22 for all staff.  CITS, Counselors, and Senior Counselors will stay overnight during Training and there will be a break for Father's Day, June 21 from 12 pm-5:45 pm.  Those of you counseling Elementary Overnight will stay at camp through Friday, June 26 until about 5:00 pm. CAP Training will be Saturday, June 20 9 am-9 pm.  Sunday, June 21, 5:45 pm-9:00 pm.  Monday, June 22, 9:00 am-9:00 pm.  CAPS will not be staying overnight unless they live far outside the Eugene-Springfield area

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

View Answer CAPS (Day Camps Only) : Sunday, 7 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 Camps 1 and 2).