Campmasters Corps is a group of selected, trained, registered volunteer
Scouters who serve on weekends, year round at Rum River Scout Camp and
Stearns Scout Camp.
are there to:
Ranger with the check-in and check-out of your unit
developing weekend camping programs
special program features to add to your weekend experience
check out all
available program equipment to your unit
unit leadership on troop, patrol and den operations
facilitate in emergency situations
and be a knowledgeable resource to the unit
Campmasters are dedicated volunteers who are there to help. You
can check with them about troop campfires, worship services, camp rules
and regulations, emergency procedures, and just about anything that
pertains to your unit camping. Your Campmasters will be found at
Rum River in the Julian J. Schmidt Campmaster Building and at Stearns
Scout Camp in either the Gate Lodge or Crosby Lodge.
individuals (male or female) or couples
(with at least one member being a registered Scouter)
are encouraged to apply for a Campmaster position. Applicants must
be knowledgeable of Scouting, but just as important, must possess
congenial positive people skills.
click on patch for application
Steps To Becoming A Campmaster
five very easy steps in becoming a Campmaster.
application. There are only two required items:
have completed Youth Protection in the past two years
have completed Scoutmastership Fundamentals
Basic First Aid,
CPR, Cub Leader Basic, Commissioner Basic and Wood Badge are all
optional - not required
orientation - usually less than an hour. Following the
orientation, and invitation may or may not be extended, pending council
approval to attend the annual inservice.
the spring or fall Campmaster Inservice (one Saturday).
least 3 weekends the first year as an intern with other certified
successful completion of the internship, full Campmaster status is
would like to tactfully remind you that as a Campmaster it would be a
working weekend for you, not a weekend get-away.
Applications should be mailed to: