Rising Juniors in High School are eligible to be a part of our E-team Program.  E-team members are responsible for running the camp activities under the supervision of their Unit Leader.  E-teamers will be assigned to an activity team, which includes the Lifeguard Team, Ropes Team, General Activities Team and Ranch Team, for their three week session.

The priority deadline for applications was October 31st. We will still accept applications, but space is limited. There are currently openings for Session 3 Lifeguards and General Activities. Sessions 1 and 2 have waitlists. Contact Michael Lindley with any questions: [email protected] .


  1. Read about the application process and frequently asked questions.
  1. Complete an application with the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati; Go to http://myy.org/work-at-the-Y, find YMCA Camp Ernst, select Resident Camp Counselor (E-team), and complete the application (applicants who will not be 16 this summer should skip this step).
  1. Complete a camp-specific application; Go to myycamp.campbrainstaff.com.  Please use the candidates email address when creating an account and not a parent or guardian’s email).
  1. Have one relative and two non relatives complete a reference form for your interview
  1. Check your email for your confirmed interview time.