Programs & Benefits | Timber Lake West

Programs & Benefits

Pay Scale

College Year CompletedSalaryTravel AllowanceMax BonusTotal Potential Compensation
Group Leaders$2,450$250$600$3,250

The maximum salary for college & university students completing their first year of school (as of the spring), is $3,100.


tennis-3At Timber Lake West, we have developed a very comprehensive evaluation and bonus program. Based on job performance, bunk counselors can earn up to an additional $600 in Bonuses.

Travel Allowance

A Travel Allowance is also available to all North American staff who have completed their Freshmen year in college, live in a bunk, and are traveling more than 350 miles, each way to camp. American staff are entitled to travel allowance up to $250 to help defer the cost of coming to camp. Canadian staff are entitled to a travel allowance up to $600 to help defer the cost of coming to camp and obtaining your visa and SEVIS. In total, a staff member completing their first year of university can earn up to $3,100 for a summer at camp.


Staff Recruiting Bonus Plan

We’re looking for top quality staff for next season and we’d like our returning staff to help us. For every college student that you recruit, we will pay you a cash bonus of $200 at the end of the summer. The staff member that you recruit must complete the summer in order for you to earn your bonus. Please have your friends apply online (and make sure they tell us that you recommended them).