September, October, and November

  • We take feedback from the summer, our observations, and our goals and work to review and revise the onsite structure, job descriptions, compensation plans, and schedules in order to get ready for hiring a great upcoming summer team!


  • End of the month – Seasonal position applications are open! Anyone can start applying. 


  • We start talking to potential returning staff members about next year.
  • Mid-month – Interviews for new applicants open up, and we get to chat with tons of cool folks. 

February & March

  • Offer letters go out to candidates we want to join the team! 
  • Continuing: interviews


  • Onboarding paperwork (all the fine print forms you need to work at camp safely and be paid) starts going out through the onboarding portal 
  • Training dates for Summer are released and put on lots of calendars
  • Headfirst HR will host “Onboarding Office Hours” to answer any questions and make sure staff are confident with their paperwork 
  • Continuing: interviews, offer letters


  • Training takes place virtually!
  • Continuing: interviews, offer letters, onboarding 


  • In-person site-specific trainings take place, and then CAMP STARTS!
  • Continuing: interviews, offer letters, onboarding 

Summer! June, July, and August

  • Camp is running!
  • The Talent team doesn’t stop: we will continue interviewing through the summer to make sure we have awesome staff to help keep our kids safe and having fun.