Deut. 30:15 ... love the Lord your God, walk in His ways, keep His commandments, that you may live...


Possible Summer Positions

  • Cabin Leaders

  • Leadership

  • Program Coordinators

  • Activities

  • Lifeguards

  • Kitchen and Dining Hall

  • Maintenance

  • Office Assistant

Top 10 Reasons to Work
at Camp Arnes
  1. Impact the lives of hundreds of youth by helping them build a relationship with Christ.

  2. Worship God through your daily service to others and Christ.

  3. Work, play and serve with a diverse community of staff and volunteers from around the world.

  4. Build relationships and friendships that will last a lifetime.

  5. Let us challenge you in your personal growth through leadership development, responsibility and spiritual influence.

  6. Learn new things and be inspired for the future, from practical skills in programs to knowledge in ministry and leadership.

  7. Use your God given gifts and talents in the abundance of activities and programs Camp offers.

  8. Experience God moving and working in your life and the lives of those around you.

  9. Experience life at the beach of the largest lake within the borders of southern Canada. Lake Winnipeg is part of the most undeveloped and pristine wilderness of southern Canada.

  10. Have fun and be part of something BIG!


Do you have a passion for helping kids experience God’s love? At Camp Arnes, it is our mission to lead young people to a growing, meaningful relationship with Jesus Christ through adventure in creation. We are passionate about building deep relationships, having fun outdoors and providing opportunity for people to grow in a safe environment. Each year, hundreds of campers are given the opportunity to learn more about Jesus and themselves as they spend the week with us having fun under the care of compassionate summer staff like you!


We are looking for authentic Christian leaders to join us for this summer. You will be provided with the opportunity to develop your leadership skills, establish long lasting friendships and mature in your faith. There are many different opportunities for you to get involved. Check it out for yourself!



How old do I need to be to work for Camp?

You must be 17 or older to work at Camp Arnes.


Is there any compensation while working at Camp?

Yes, there is! We have a weekly stipend for all summer staff.


1st Summer: $200/wk

2nd Summer: $225/wk

3rd Summer+, Spring Staff, Coordinators: $250/wk

Leadership: $275.00/wk


Staff members are encouraged to raise more money through our Support Program, where they can earn $1000 more per week they work!


Are there any skills or certifications required to work at Camp?

Unless you are a Lifeguard or Activity Coordinator, there are no certifications or skills required to work at Camp Arnes. However, if you have CPR/First Aid, Lifeguarding or any certification that may be useful to our activities, please let us know in your application!


When does Camp run?

Depending on your position at Camp, your start and end date may be different.


Mandatory Leadership Staff Training: June 15th-25th

Mandatory Staff Training and Teddy Bear Camp: June 27th – July 9th


Week 1: July 11th-16th

Week 2: July 18th-23rd

Week 3: July 25th-30th

Family Camp (optional week off for counsellors; leadership and activities remain at Camp): July 30th – August 3rd

Week 4: August 8th-13th

Week 5: August 15th-20th

Week 6: August 22nd-27th


End of Summer Staff Celebration: August 28th

Changeover Week (optional for all staff except Leadership): August 29th-31st


What about weekends?

Once Camp is cleaned up on Saturday, every staff member is free to either stay on site or leave for the night. We encourage all staff members to attend their local church on Sunday morning and return for 6:30 on Sunday evening.


Do I have any break time?

On Tuesday through Friday, every summer staff member gets an hour break to rest, rejuvenate and connect with friends and family. This is the only time staff members will be permitted to have their phones (some exceptions apply).


Do I need to be available all summer in order to apply?

You do not need to be available all summer in order to apply. If you wanted, you could work one week or you could work every week! However, you must be available for our mandatory staff training week from June 27th – July 9th.


What is your electronics policy?

Camp Arnes provides a safe place to “power off” devices and “plug in” to God’s Word and creation for campers. With few exceptions, staff members will be expected to hand in their phones to the office at the beginning of each week. This way, there will be no virtual distractions between you and your campers.


Is there a uniform?

Every staff member will receive a Camp Staff T-Shirt that they must wear on Mondays and Saturdays. We ask that staff wear modest, non-provocative and weather appropriate clothes throughout the remainder of the week.


I have a question that wasn’t asked here. Where can I ask that question?

You can send any further questions to

What is Camp Arnes' COVID-19 Policy?

Camp Arnes will follow all the Manitoba Public Health Orders in place at the time of Camp starting.

When do applications close?

Applications close on June 15th, 2022.