Camp Barnhardt Campmaster

Camp Barnhardt Campmaster program is a group of selected, trained, and registered Scouters who serve at camp whenever Scouting units are using any part of the camp property. As a member of the Campmaster program, you have chosen to provide cheerful service to the Boy Scouts of America youth, parents, adult leaders, and the various other community organizations that visit our council camp each year. Your primary responsibility will be to assist the Camp Ranger in providing an enjoyable camping or training experience to those that visit Camp on any given weekend. 

There may be a number of different activities going on each weekend, year-round.  The Campmaster’s role may vary in each of these activities.  It is not the Campmaster’s job to run the weekend activities or program, but to be there to assist and help.

Campmasters may be called upon to:

  • Ensure the safety of campers according to The Guide To Safe Scouting and the rules of the camp
  • Check groups in and out that are camping and provide guidance as needed
  • Check tools in and out that may be needed for camp projects
  • Perform small maintenance tasks
  • Assist campers in following the procedures and policies of Barnhardt and Council
  • Asist with program help as needed
  • Work on other service projects as skills align


What can being a Campmaster offer you:

  • If you like the outdoors, find fulfillment in working with other scouters, and don’t mind a little work or getting dirty, then being a Campmaster may be for you!
  • Campmasters will have use of a family cabin while giving service.
  • Our ranger trusts our trained Campmasters with access to the camp to be able to provide an exceptional experience to our customers.  If you are interested in the state of our camp and want to help maintain and support them while providing exceptional experiences to our Scouting units and others, this is the way to do just that.

Requirements to be a Campmaster

  • Minimum age of 21 years old
  • Current YPT trained
  • Provide service for at least 2 weekends every year, does not include being a commissioner during summer camp
  • Knowledgeable of BSA and council policies and procedures
  • Has acceptable character traits (follows the Scout oath and law)
  • Have a great attitude
  • Attend Campmaster Orientation Training at Camp Barnhardt
  • Scoutmasters,Venture Advisors, and primary unit adult leaders may apply but may not be campmaster during thier own units stay.

Greg Etheridge

Greg Etheridge

Camp Ranger

(704) 982-0141 x329