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SALT (Servant And Leadership Training) is the counselor-in- training program for boys at Camp Hemlock. This program is designed primarily for young men who are 15 years old and have completed 9th grade by the time camp starts. SALT is for young men who aspire to leadership for Christ. It is a physically, mentally, and spiritually demanding program that incorporates intense camping experiences and leadership skill development. Successful completion is a prerequisite for serving on staff. The requirements for admission to the SALT program are:

- A personal relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ.
- A desire to grow in Christ and serve Him, i.e., be “the salt of the earth.” Matthew 5:13.
- 15 years old and have completed 9th grade by the time of camp.
- Submission of a $50 deposit with application (refundable only if you are not accepted).
- A successful interview with Camp Board representatives.
- Two completed reference forms.
- Completion of the Battalion ‘Explorer’ in Adventure Trails before April 1. Please contact Brian Eisentraut   brian@camphemlock.org if you are not in a Battalion program to obtain a copy of Adventure Trails.

We are conducting our application process online

We have built a Google Form that will facilitate the collection of the important information required for the application process. The application process asks several lengthy questions that require thought (a list is provided below). Please review the questions prior to starting the application to allow for you to be prepared beforehand.

Application Questions:

- Describe your role and involvement in your church and Battalion.
- Are you a born-again Christian and for how long?
- How do you know you are a born-again Christian?
- What is your daily commitment to Jesus Christ?
- How can your daily commitment to Jesus Christ be expressed in a camp setting?
- Why do you want to serve at Camp Hemlock?

Application for SALT available here.

S.A.L.T. A will be offered during this time frame: June 21 - July 11

S.A.L.T. B will be offered during this time frame: July 5 - July 25


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