2015 Camp Staff

Join the Tanadoona Team!

Meet the 2016 Tanadoona staff!

We'll continue to update as staff are hired, so check back often!


Your Summer Camp Experience

Tanadoona is located in the Chanhassen/Excelsior community, west of the Twin Cities Metro. The property is 103 acres and sits along the shore of Lake Minnewashta. Tanadoona offers campers a traditional summer camp experience: canoeing, archery, swimming, kayaking, environmental education, high ropes course, and more.

Camp season: June 6 - August 24


Important Dates: All counselors participate in training beginning May 23. Select counselors will participate in an adventure course training May 19 - 22.

Counselors live on-site throughout the summer camp season, with free time during most weekends (Friday evening - Sunday morning). All meals are provided.


Job Opportunities

We are currently accepting applications and interviewing for the 2016 camp season.

Available positions are listed below. To apply, download and complete the Application and return to Camp Fire.


Health and Wellness Specialist

Camp Counselor

Evening Cook


Submit your application to Camp Fire Minnesota by:

email: anthonyt@campfiremn.org

fax: 952-378-1661

mail: Camp Fire Minnesota, attn: Camp Staff, 4829 Minnetonka Blvd. Suite 202, St. Louis Park, MN 55416



Benefits of working at Tanadoona

Build On Your Education

You'll receive nearly two weeks of staff training and on-going team-building sessions. In these training we'll learn about camp activities, behavior management, parent communication, and health and safety skills. These are valuable skills you'll use throughout your life.


Help Youth Grow Strong

Tanadoona counselors are caring individuals who love the outdoors and are dedicated to giving youth an amazing summer camp experience. You will help campers learn about themselves and others, learn new skills and encourage them to have fun in a safe outdoor environment.


Have Fun!

While "camp is for the camper," you'll leave having had an amazing summer, meeting counselors from around the world, learning about yourself, and exploring the Twin Cities.



A Camp Fire Camp

Camp Tanadoona is owned and operated by Camp Fire Minnesota and has been a summer camp since 1924. Camp Fire is an inclusive youth development organization, serving boys and girls from across Minnesota through out-of-school time and outdoor programs.