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All Deer Lake staff members have current certifications related to their programs, and have extensive experience guiding others through meaningful and educational activities. They are committed to sharing with you all they have gained from years of professional and personal adventure experiences. With college backgrounds ranging from the sciences to outdoor recreation, music, art, nursing, and education, the Deer Lake staff provide the best possible camp experience filled with great memories and new friendships. If you'd like to join our staff, you'll need to fill out one of the following applications.

First, download our Staff Application (PDF). You can either print it, fill it out by hand and mail it to us; fill it out in your browser or Adobe Acrobat, print it and mail it to us; or fill it out in your browser or Adobe Acrobat, save it and e-mail it to us.

You'll also need these 3 Reference Forms (PDF). Please print them, give them to three adults (not related to you) and ask them to send them to us. It might be a good idea to provide them with a stamped envelope.

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Day Camp Adventure at Deer Lake and Venture Wilderness School
101 Paper Mill Rd. Killingworth, CT   06419
Tel: (203) 421-8484 Fax: (203) 421-9911