Summer Camp Coordinator Position Description

Intent of this description

The description below is intended to assist the Scoutmaster in identifying and explaining the role of a Summer camp Coordinator to themselves or a volunteer taking on this important role. 


  • Volunteer with Scouting Unit attending Tomahawk Scout Reservation

Position Description

  • Serve as primary coordinator for preparations for units Tomahawk Experience
  • Utilizing resources outlines in this online guide, inspire Scouts to attend Tomahawk Scout Reservation
  • Recruit Adult Leaders and Parents to serve in support roles such as "merit badge coordinator, older Scout coordinator, carpool coordinator, etc...:"
  • Serve as the voice of information from Tomahawk to entire unit
  • Ensure unit has safe travel plans to and from Tomahawk, and entire unit is aware of schedule
  • Collect necessary documents from scouts, Leaders and Parents
  • Register Scouts for programs online through the site.
  • Coordinate with unit treasurer to ensure payments are submitted on time to Tomahawk
  • Coordinate collection and distribution of merit badges and awards earned at camp
  • Review weekly emails from Tomahawk and share relevant information 


  • Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills
  • Problem Solving and troubleshooting
  • Ability to recruit fellow adult leaders for support
  • Responsible and mature
  • Strong time management and flexibility 

Time Commitment

  • On average, Summer Camp Coordinators are spending one hour a week on preparations. 

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