Summer Camp @ V-Bar

"SUPER Camp!"

Summer camp is the highlight of the year in Boy Scouting! Scouts look forward to it all year long.  Our Camp staff is challenged and committed to bringing the Scouts that attend the greatest program possible.  Positive, productive, and memorable, it’s not a job, it’s a mission and an adventure to bring the finest quality Scout Camp experience possible into the lives of as many Scouts as we can!

Camp V Bar at Salmen Scout Reservation has a long history and heritage of quality Scout Camping.  Each year our camp staff rededicate themselves to carry on that outstanding Scouting tradition, giving 100%.  Are you up to the challenge and ready for some fun and Adventure?

Download the Leader Guidebook

Click here for the Link to the New Simplified Annual Health and Medical Record Forms

 

Online Registration for Week 1 of Summer Camp (June 10th-16th)

Online Registration for Week 2 of Summer Camp (June 17th-23rd)

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Effective January 1, 2018, the National Boy Scouts of America established Policy requiring all adults attending a long term camp to be registered with the Boy Scouts of America, have completed a Youth protection Training within the calendar year of the camp and undergo a Background Check.  All Adult Leaders attending Summer Camp must complete the attached 2 forms and return it to the Council Service Center prior to the final deadline date for Resident Camp Registration.

Criminal Background Check Application

Criminal Background Check Authorization


Camp Staff

Being a Camp V-Bar Staff member is an opportunity you will remember and cherish for the rest of your life. Not only are you in the company of one of the most creative and enthusiastic camp staffs there is, but you will enjoy learning new skills of leadership, customer service, and the outdoors. Joining the Camp V-Bar Staff team is a wonderful way to develop leadership skills and help different types of people while having tons of fun. We are individuals all contributing to the cohesiveness of the group. The best part is: we have a BLAST!

Every year Salmen Scout Scout Reservation hires nearly 60 staff members in a variety of program and support staff positions. It takes this highly dedicated group of Scouters make it happen!

Is Camp V-Bar Staff right for you? As a member of the Staff, you will be living and working closely with other staff members as you deliver the program of Scouting to youth. You will have the opportunity to change the lives of Scouts who come through our gates and leave a lasting impact. Staff typically work for 4-6 weeks during the summer and room and board are provided. In addition, a salary is provided based on the position responsibilities and the applicant's experience. Staff will live in staff areas separate from the campers.

Click here for a sample resume.

Do you have what it takes to be a Camp V-Bar Staff member?

  • Who is Eligible?
  • be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America by the start of camp
  • be at least 15 years of age before arriving at camp
  • have experience in unit leadership
  • be in good physical condition (a current “Annual Health and Medical Record Parts A, B, & C” is required)
  • have an interest in instructing Scouting skills to others through a rigorous training course
  • must be able to work in a high-stress environment. 

If you have questions, please contact the Camp Director, Chuck Watkins.

 
 
 

 

Serving Scouting in Southeast Louisiana Parishes of 
Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemine,
St. John the Baptist, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James,
St. Tammany, and Terrebonne 

4200 S. I-10 Service Rd. West, Metairie, Louisiana 70001 
P.O. Box 1146, Metairie, Louisiana  70004
(504) 889-0388 Fax: (504) 889-1162 Toll Free: (800) 394-9410
 

 Council Service Center Hours of Operation
Administrative Offices (Suite 101) - 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Council Services (Suite 125) - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday