Med-O-Lark seeks individuals who are warm, caring, giving and nurturing. The average age of camp staff is nearly 23. All cabin counselors are at least 18 years of age or older. Prior to the beginning of camp, Med-O-Lark staff attend a mandatory, intensive, ten day training program. During this time, staff members receive training in camper safety and are familiarized with Med-O-Lark’s policies, procedures and values. The length and scope of Med-O-Lark’s training program exceeds the training guidelines established by the American Camp Association.
Med-O-Lark staff comes from many states and countries. Historically, staff have come from countries such as Great Britain, Australia, Israel and more. Med-O-Lark prides itself on having a large number of artists and teachers. This mix of people with fresh ideas and unique perspectives forms a diverse community. Med-O-Lark counselors not only provide campers with support, guidance and instruction, but also with lasting friendship.