Getting Paid This Summer

Who wants to get paid this summer?! :-) Read this article very carefully and follow all directions.
We know this stuff is confusing, so PLEASE don't hesitate to ask lots of questions. If you have any questions about the forms, ff you have any questions about the forms, please contact the Camp Office at matoaka@matoaka.com.

It's easiest to scan/email all forms directly to the Camp Office at matoaka@matoaka.com
Or, you can mail them to the Winter Office (P.O. Box 812789, Wellesley, MA 02482) before May 15th
or the Summer Office (One Great Place, Smithfield, ME 04978) thereafter.

Returning Staff

You must fill out, sign and return the following forms:

Federal W-4 Form

Maine W-4 Form



NOTE: You must use the address where you want your W2 mailed in the Winter 2020.

NOTE: International staff must also complete these forms. Put your HOME address on it and write that you are SINGLE and write “0” (zero) where it asks for the total number of allowances you’re claiming on both the federal and state W4s.

NOTE: Don’t forget to sign and date each form!

Direct Deposit

If you are directly depositing your check into the same account as last year, you are all set. Nothing else needs to be done.

If you are directly depositing your check into a new account, you must fill out, sign and return the following form:

Direct Deposit Form

*Send Wendy a copy of a voided check or a Direct Deposit Letter from your bank

New American Staff

You must fill out, sign and return the following forms:

Federal W-4 Form

Maine W-4 Form

Form I-9

NOTE: You must use the address where you want your W2 mailed in the Winter 2020.

NOTE: International staff must also complete these forms. Put your HOME address on it and write that you are SINGLE and write “0” (zero) where it asks for the total number of allowances you’re claiming on both the federal and state W4s.

NOTE: Don’t forget to sign and date each form!

Direct Deposit

If you are directly depositing your check into the same account as last year, you are all set. Nothing else needs to be done.

Camp Matoaka directly deposits all staff salary on a weekly basis. You must fill out, sign and return the following form:

Direct Deposit Form

*Send Wendy a copy of a voided check or a Direct Deposit Letter from your bank


New International Staff

You must fill out, sign and return the following forms:

Federal W-4 Form

Maine W-4 Form

Form I-9

*We only need the portion you fill out and sign. You can either keep or dispose of the instructions.) Put your HOME address on the forms. On the Federal W4, write "0" (zero) on line 5 (“Total number of allowances you’re claiming.)” On the Maine Form, you can write "0" (zero) on line 4 (“Total number of allowances you are claiming.)”

NOTE: Don’t forget to sign and date each form!

You will obtain a Social Security Number and a local bank account/debit card when you get here. We will need photocopies of the following documents (so, feel free to send along what you can now):

  • A photocopy of your driver's license
  • A photocopy of your passport
  • A photocopy of your visa
  • A photocopy of your DS2019 (We will copy this form you get to camp because we need the stamp on it)

We know this stuff is confusing. But, it's VERY IMPORTANT!!!! If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask.

And, again, it's easiest to scan/email all forms directly to the Camp Office at matoaka@matoaka.com. Or, you can mail them to the Winter Office (P.O. Box 812789, Wellesley, MA 02482) before May 15th or the Summer Office (One Great Place, Smithfield, ME 04978) thereafter.

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