Join our summer family.

The summer camp experience at Sunset Lake as a staff member is like no other. Be a part of something that matters and have a blast along the way. Every Department Director, Counselor, Activity Instructor, and Support Staff are vital in creating a summer of adventure, community, and grace. Please refer to our FAQs for more staff info. You must log in or create an account with UltraCamp to complete the application process. Connect with us if you have any questions.


Department Directors

These staff members form the leadership core of the camp. They must be at least 21 years of age and have at least one year of camp experience. Department Directors supervise fellow staff members in their area, help shape the culture of camp and provide program direction for the camp. These positions include Village Directors, Program Director, Small Classes Director, Horsemanship Director, Challenge Course Director, Waterfront Director, Maintenance Director, and Audio Visual Director.

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Counselors are the front lines of our camp ministry. They guide cabins of 6–9 campers and provide a fun, safe and inclusive environment for their campers. Counselors must be at least 18 years of age, have an active Christian experience, and a love for sharing Jesus with kids.

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Class Instructors

Activity Instructors provide supervision and instruction in the classes and activities of camp. Most teaching areas require prior skills, knowledge, and training. Horsemanship, Challenge Course, and Aquatics all require onsite training and certifications. Most activity areas require that staff be at least 18 years of age. For a full list of classes please Connect with us.

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Support Staff

Support staff keeps our camp running. Office staff, Maintenance, Scheduling, Food Services, Laundry, Audio/Visual, Programming, and Child Care are all critical positions that keep the fun happening. Some positions on this team are open to staff that are 17 years of age.

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Whether you’re staff alumni or you’re brand new to Sunset Lake, we always welcome volunteers at Sunset Lake. This opportunity is great for those looking to experience camp for 1 or 2 weeks or even the whole summer. You will still have to go through the application process and supply three references.


Camper Intern

If you are 15–17 years of age and serious about working at camp someday, our week-long summer staff internships are the perfect opportunities. Spend a week learning the ins and outs of camp, growing yourself as a leader and discovering what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. During the week you will live in camper cabin and assist the counselor. You will assist in various areas of camp and choose one area of interest to shadow. While this is not a guarantee of future work, this experience is a great way to see if a summer at camp is right for you. Be prepared to supply three references. After your references are reviewed you will be notified if you have been accepted into the program.

Registration Fee: $225.00

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