Volunteering at Summer Camp
Yes, we need Volunteers but we can only accommodate so many on a weekly basis. Opportunities include Chaplain of the Week, kitchen help, van driver (must be at least 25 years old), grounds maintenance, and other areas as required. Please fill out the Application for Volunteers. You will be subject to a background check! If accepted, we will provide you with room and board for your services. Please note that if you bring family members with you, that we will have to charge for their room and board.
Summer Staff Jobs and Descriptions (If you are interested in a position, please fill out an application at the bottom of this page and submit it to our office.)
Summer Camp Counselors–(13 positions available-7 women and 6 men) Counselors are responsible for the oversight and care of campers in cabins and at meal times. They provide motivation, encouragement, and a willingness to engage with each camper in a supportive way. Counselors must be creative and dedicated to building a Christian community within their small group. Counselors will lead and/or facilitate activities according to their particular skills or special talents. Counselors must be responsible, mature, and conscientious as they lead with patience, kindness, compassion, and love. Counselors make a camper’s experience memorable by nature of the close-knit relationship that small-group camping provides. Experience with children is essential. Download Summer Counselor Job Description.
Summer Day Camp Counselor—(2-3 positions available) The Day Camp Counselor provides supervision and guidance to Day Campers (Boomers) and leads Day Campers in age-appropriate games and activities; helps resolve disputes between campers; promotes a safe environment; provides creative leadership; and reports any incidents to the Day Camp Program Director. Previous experience working with youth is required. Local commuter wanted. Download Summer Day Camp Counselor Job Description.
Summer Day Camp Program Director—(1 position) The Day Camp Program Director provides guidance and creative leadership to Day Camp Staff. The Day Camp Director oversees the Day Camp program, Day Camp Counselors, and Day Campers. The DCPD maintains a safe, clean and comfortable environment for Day Campers and staff; offers conflict resolution between staff and between campers; and acts as the main contact for parents at beginning and end of day. Previous experience working in a classroom, as a camp counselor, or with youth groups is required. Classroom and staff management skills are necessary. Download Summer Day Camp Director Job Description.
Rustic Ranger—(1 position) The RR is a unique position for an individual with unique skills and abilities. The RR lives in the Rustic Camp area while providing support and leadership to Rustic Camp campers. Responsibilities include: maintaining a fire which provides hot water to the bathhouse; maintaining fires in campsite cook shelters for breakfast and dinner; coordinating food delivery to campsites; helping Counselors with day-to-day needs, notifying SPD and Camp Director of any emergencies, issues, or needs that occur at Rustic Camp; and being the primary leader in evening activities such as songs, stories and games in Rustic Camp. Outdoor cooking and living skills are essential. Previous camping experience is necessary.