Applications accepted between January 1st and March 1st

applications and forms are below

Jobs Available at ETUSC:

Camp Mentors - We are interested in finding people who are enthusiastic and passionate about guiding campers through their week.  You will be asked to hold two or more workshops throughout the week as well as mentor a small group of campers each morning.  Must have First Aid and CPR/AED Certification, Bowman Adventures will pay for this training prior to camp if you do not already have it. This position is for ages 23 and up. Ideal candidates will possess the following skills: ability to connect with others; lead interesting and exciting activities; adept listener; be engaging, enthusiastic, and authentic.

Late Night Mentors - Responsibilities are similar to that of the Mentors but include staying up at night with campers who would like to take advantage of late night activities and hanging out.  Must have First Aid and CPR/AED Certification, Bowman Adventures will pay for this training prior to camp if you do not already have it. This position is for ages 23 and up.

Kitchen Intern - If you are interested in helping with meals throughout the week. This is the most demanding job at camp and will require a firm dedication to the tasks assigned. Kitchen experience required.

Camp Medic - Will be responsible for the health and treatment of campers and staff. Will dispense medication as needed/prescribed and be the first medical responder in any health/emergency medical situation.  Must have experience working with youth. If applying for Parent Work Trade agreement, please fill out regular staff application.. Must have current First Aid and CPR/AED Certification as well as one of the following: RN, LPN, Nursing Graduate, Paramedic, EMT or WFR Certification.

Camp Taxi - This position will be filled by Parent Work Trade agreement to receive one camp registration in return for shuttling staff and campers to and from the airport or bus station. Applicant must be extremely organized and have a roomy, dependable vehicle as well as a current driver’s license and good driving record. Please fill out regular staff application.

Camp Maintenance - Responsibilities include wiping down tables and sweeping and mopping floors after meals and/or as needed. Emptying all trashcans on site. Making sure bathrooms are kept clean, plunging toilets as needed, etc.

Junior Mentors  - This is an unpaid training position for ages 20 and up who are interested in becoming Mentors (See Mentor requirements above). They will be shadowing and assisting an assigned Mentor for the week and leading nightly activities.

Parent Volunteers - You will be assigned to different tasks based on your interests and skills.  Most often needed for kitchen shifts. Volunteers receive lodging for the week in one of the bunkhouses located on the camp property as well as all meals and a camp shirt. The bunkhouse has 6 bunks, heat and air, and a bathroom that has 2 showers, 2 toilets, and 2 sinks. There is no lounge area or kitchen. You provide your own bedding and towels. 

And while Parent Volunteers are a big part of the behind the scenes action at ETUSC and around the grounds quite a bit, we ask that you give campers the space they need to have a full and autonomous camp experience.  Some kids don't mind a parent in the background, but we feel it is best to allow them their freedom and independence.

Parent Lodging Only - Parents wishing to stay at camp instead of driving home or getting a hotel can stay in the Parent bunkhouse as well for $300 per person for the week.  This includes all meals during camp. You may also choose to stay for $200 and get meals on your own in town. You provide your own bedding and towels.


APPLICATION FORMS (do not mail or email these):

Staff Application Deadline:  March 1st (no deadline for Parent Volunteers)

Directory Form Deadline: March 31st


(do not mail or email these) 

Staff do not send money for shirts, just need sizes

Only if you will need picked up from the airport or bus station (staff do not send in the taxi fee)

Only send in this form if you want to participate in the Climbing Tower and Ropes Course

Health Forms must be printed & MAILED

Please mail this form by June 1st to:
Bowman Adventures
PO Box 401
Johnson City, TN37605-0401