Junior Counselors attend junior camp for free and assist summer staff with management of camp and campers. Junior Counselors receive $10 in camp bucks to use at the camp co-op store. To qualify to be a Junior Counselor, you must: (1) be a current NDFU member; (2) have completed either 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade in May 2022; and (3) completed the entire application. Apply by June 1, 2022.


  • Assist all summer staff with assigned responsibilities.
  • Exhibit a positive attitude that welcomes an atmosphere of growth, creativity and learning.
  • Assist in small and large group education projects.
  • Be an example of maturity, leadership and professionalism in all camp experiences.
  • Be open-minded and self-disciplined in all actions.
  • Provide all campers with a safe, comfortable and caring environment.
  • Act appropriately in all actions and thoughts.
  • Abide by the same rules and policies as the summer staff.
  • Participate fully in all camp activities.
  • Supervise campers on the bus to and from camp.

Learn and grow through the junior counselor experience so that it will further leadership, decision-making, problem-solving and communication skills.

Junior Counselor Application