counseling staff

each summer, firwood hires a total of 16 male counselors and 17 female counselors for the summer.  a firwood counselor is directly responsible for all of the campers that are assigned to his or her cabin each week. This responsibility begins on opening day and does not end until the campers are discharged on closing day. in order to be hired as a counselor at firwood, applicants Must be at least 19 years of age or one year out of high school.  

Support maximum – $5,000; Camp Firwood contributes weekly salary regardless of money raised.  any funds raised will be automatically added onto your weekly summer staff salary throughout the summer.  If you choose to forego fundraising, you will still receive your weekly salary.