Camp Counselor/Crew Leader

Northwest Wisconsin CEP is accepting applications for:
Camp Counselor/Crew Leader for Summer 2020

Crex Meadows Conservation Camp

LOCATION: Crex Meadows Youth Conservation Camp, Grantsburg, WI

WHO WE ARE: Crex Meadows Youth Conservation Camp provides High School youth from Northwest Wisconsin the opportunity to learn job skills and gain work experience in an outdoor setting while earning a paycheck. In a partnership between Northwest Wisconsin CEP and the Wisconsin DNR, youth participate in conservation work projects and educational opportunities throughout the week with outdoor recreation based activities and trips on weekends.


  • Experience the beauty of Summer in Wisconsin’s Northwood’s on a 30,000 acre State Wildlife Refuge.
  • Be a mentor for Wisconsin teens facilitating meaningful experiences in the great outdoors.
  • Earn a salary of $450 / week including room & board, and Red Wing work boots.
  • Gain experience facilitating lessons in Conservation, Environmental and Outdoor Education, work readiness and life skills.
  • Challenge yourself, build your resume, and HAVE FUN!!!

QUALIFICATIONS: A strong desire to mentor youth and the ability to perform physically demanding work in varied outdoor conditions. Applicants must possess a valid drivers license and a clear record of any major offenses. Certification in First Aid/CPR, Wilderness First Aid, and lifeguard is desired but may be provided for the right candidate.

SCHEDULE: June 8th -August 7th, 2020.  One week of staff training and 4, two-week camp sessions. Counselors work five day shifts including rotating evening shifts in the bunkhouses.

WAGE: $450.00/wk for 9 weeks plus room and board

HOW TO APPLY: Visit our Employment Opportunities page for further details and instructions on how to apply. Positions will be open until filled. Questions may be directed to:
Skyler Dural-Eder
Human Resources Director
Northwest Wisconsin CEP
422 3rd Street W, Suite 200
Ashland, WI 54806
(715) 682-9141 x115

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