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A summer camp job is an experience like none other...

It’s the staff that makes a camp great and Camp Kern is always looking for the best of the best! Do you love camping, singing, teaching others? Become a camp staff member! By engaging in rewarding work with Scouts, you learn leadership and life skills that prove themselves invaluable in all areas of responsibility. Teach swimming, sports, boating, rock climbing and more. Be a Camp Kern Staff Member in 2019!

Camp jobs are the perfect way to spend the summer outdoors having fun and making new friends. There are several positions to apply for; from CIT's (Counselor's in Training) to Merit Badge Counselors to Ranger Staff there is something for everyone at Camp Kern.  Room and board are provided to all staff members, as well as the opportunity to earn merit badges during your stay. And one thing every staffer knows is that nothing compares to being a part of camp staff! Apply today!

Mail, or email completed application to:

Southern Sierra Council Camps
2417 M Street Bakersfield, CA 93301

Many Positions Are  Available

- Check out our Employment page for a current list of open positions at Camp and at the council!  

- Please e-mail the Camp Manager for all inquiries!

Email: Bethany Rice

See What Life is Like Up at Camp Kern

 Discover a Gateway to Adventure at Beautiful Camp Kern!


Get out of the heat and escape to the mountains of the Sierra Nevadas! Not only does Camp Kern boast some stunning scenery, but it also provides a respite from the dog days of summer!

With daytime temps in the upper 70's and nighttime even cooler, you won't ever want to go back to the valley! 

While you are here, check out our video and get a taste of all that Camp Kern has to offer.


There are several open positions at Camp Kern for the 2019 Summer Camp Season. 

Please contact the Scout Office if you are interested. 


Camp Kern Staff Application




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