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The time has come!

Please fill out your 2018 Summer Staff Application by clicking the "Staff Application '18" image below. We are very excited for next summer and we want YOU to be a part of our team. If you have any questions about the 2018 application please email


Please be sure to go to the following links to see the qualifications and expectations of Summer Staff before applying.

Summer Staff Dates:


We are preferably looking for staff who can commit to the entire summer season, however we are alsoconsidering staff who can work a full "session". See "Session" Dates Below:

Summer Camp 2018:

Summer Camp: June 10 - August 11, 2018

1st session: June 10 - July 14, 2018
2nd session: July 15- August 16, 2018

Family Camp: August 12 - August 16, 2018


In Order to Work, You Must Complete the Following Training(s):

Mandatory Staff Training- May 31-June 8, 2018

All staff who are unable to attend Mandatory Staff  Training will be REQUIRED to attend Staff Orientation Weekend of May 18-20, 2018.

Sailing Staff Training

All Sailing Staff are also required to atttend Mandatory Staff Training (or Staff Orientation Weekend) in addition to Sailing Staff Training. May 23- May 29, 2018


First Aid and CPR Requirement:

Every staff MUST be certified in (at least) Basic First-Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer (Adult, Child, and AED) before you arrive for staff training.




We are looking for highly motivated, energetic, contagiously fun, hard-working, team-focused Christian staff to work as a part of our Summer Staff Team.

We are looking for staff members who have the following characteristics:

  • An individual who desires to be actively involved in Christian ministry to God's people; a person who has a passion for working with children and youth in a life affirming community.

  • A person whose Christian faith is a guiding force in his/her everyday life and who is willing to share that faith with campers and staff; persons who can actively and effective share their faith experience and expression.

  • A person who has an appreciation for the beauty and complexity of God's creation; and who practices a lifestyle of care and compassion for the common good of persons and creation.

  • A person who can work effectively in a team situation and has basic skills which enable him/her to do this in a loving and caring way; a person who can lead and follow as a member of and exciting team of community facilitators.

  • A person who is emotionally and spiritually willing and able to support a camp program that is a full residential program which requires focus and attention 24 hours per day.






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