Staff FAQs

  • All staff and campers take the bus together to and from Camp Baker each day. Staff are only expected to report to The Baker Center each day, which is easily accessible by public transportation, and we provide all transportation to and from the bus stops and Hale Reservation from there.

    Food is not provided by Camp Baker. Staff should plan to pack a lunch and ample snacks for themselves each day. At parent nights, pizza is provided for children and staff.


  • We do not provide housing for staff, and we are unable to provide additional stipends to staff who may be relocating to the Boston area for the summer. Most of our summer staff have had success finding housing through the many local universities, or through subletting an apartment.

  • Your references should email their letters of recommendation directly to We will inform you if we have not received all three letters.

  • Yes! When you email your application to, indicate the position(s) you are interested in. There is no need to submit multiple applications for multiple positions.

  • Once a completed application is submitted including all three letters of recommendation, the Camp Baker team will review the application and be in touch via email regarding initial interviews. Once offered an initial interview, applicants will select an interview time using our scheduling software and will participate in an initial 1-hour video interview with a Camp Baker staff member. After this phase, the interview and the application will be reviewed by the Camp Baker leadership team and those in consideration will be offered a second video interview with the Associate Director. After the second interview is completed, applicants will be notified of their application status.

  • There is no cutoff date for applying. Applications received after all positions have been filled will be placed on a waiting list. Only completed applications will be considered. Positions are competitive so interested individuals should apply as soon as possible.

  • Yes! Staff at Camp Baker gain direct face-to-face clinical intervention experience and didactic training that may count toward clinical hours requirements. Practicum and academic credits often can be arranged through a staff member’s own graduate or undergraduate program. Graduate staff that require individual supervision to count hours towards clinical requirements should note this request in their application.