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.  

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

View Answer You can fill out an application online via the Camp Harlow Website.  Downloadable paper copies are below the Online Staff Applications on the website.

When are 2015 Staff Applications due?  Are you still taking applications to serve during Spring Break?  Will you take applications after the due date?

View Answer  We are still accepting applications for CITS and older (age 15 and older) for Spring Break although we need to you to submit an application right away.  The due date for Summer was March 16 however we still have space available for most of our camps, particularly males.  Please apply ASAP and get all the required paper work, to us ASAP.  Online Applications will remain open as long as we have space available.

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 (  Paper Versions are also available via the Staff Link on the Website.

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  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).