Summer Employment

Summer Employment

Working at camp will be your toughest job yet! No kidding! But is it worth it? Definitely! Nowhere else will you develop your leadership skills, mature in your faith or establish long lasting friendships, than at Camp.

Are you ready for a life changing experience? Of course you are and Camp Arnes may just be the place for you! There are so many different opportunities for you to get involved. Check it out for yourself!

Key positions we are presently looking to fill

Kitchen – Do you love cooking and kids? Have you ever thought about working in ministry? We have an immediate need for full time, seasonal and volunteer positions in our kitchen.

Wranglers – Do you have a love for horses and children? We are looking for experienced wranglers to work under our Horsemanship Director, instructing campers as well as grooming, tacking and maintaining the corrals.

Lifeguards – We are looking for lifeguards who are at least 17 years old and hold their National Lifeguard Certification.

Activity Staff – Archery, High Ropes Challenge Course, Climbing Wall, Zipline, Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddleboarding – does this sound like your kind of work? We are looking for staff to teach these activities.

Cabin Leaders – Male and female cabin leaders are still needed. Spend your summer investing in the lives of youth and share the good news of the Gospel.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Share Christian life and character with campers whenever possible
  • Be creative in teaching
  • Uphold the Staff Handbook & all Camp policies and procedures
  • Maintain cleanliness and be punctual
  • Be passionate about the program
  • Ensure safety of all activities & programming
  • Promote & demonstrate a well balanced Christian life


  • At least one summer experience in a camp atmosphere
  • Experience in a leadership role or equivalent

Note: Some areas require more education, experience or certification then others. (See job descriptions for Summer Support, Summer Schedules and Volunteer Info)

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to walk/run around the camp grounds
  • Ability to work on less then eight hours of sleep a day
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Ability to communicate with parents in a professional manner when necessary


Email our Director of Summer Ministries for any questions you may have.

Note: You must 17 or older to work at Camp Arnes