Summer Staff

Interested in joining Mingus Mountain Summer Camp Staff?

Check out the opportunities below!

Mingus Mountain is now accepting applications for the following positions:

    • Paid Counselor Intern
    • Volunteer Adult Counselor
    • Volunteer Junior Counselor
    • Volunteer Spiritual Director
    • Volunteer Camp Nurse

Paid Counselor Intern

Grow your leadership skills as you lead small groups of children and youth in camp activities, devotions, and small group discussions. You’ll get to experience a little slice of all areas of camp, including lots of teamwork completing light maintenance duties, some housekeeping, and a little bit of kitchen work. Ages 18 and older, with one year out of high school or equivalent experience, are eligible for this role.

Volunteer Staff

Mingus Mountain has a long-standing tradition of dedicated volunteers serving as Summer Camp staff.  Consider being a part of this tradition by serving as Summer Camp staff this year!

We are looking for volunteers to serve in the following positions:

Adult Counselor – Volunteer Adult Counselors serve as the adult role model to campers during the week, ensuring campers arrive to activities on time, leading some activities and events, sharing meals with campers, and spends the night in the cabins with campers.

Junior Counselor – For those 15 years and 8 months to 17 years old, Volunteer Junior Counselors serve alongside Volunteer Adult Counselors, providing guidance, role-modeling and an extra set of hands. Junior Counselors are given extra support and resources as they develop their leadership skills!

Spiritual Director – Our equivalent of a Theologian-in-Residence. Responsibilities include planning and leading daily worship based on this year’s curriculum, planning and leading daily campfires, and planning and leading small group sessions. The position is also responsible for recruiting a small number of volunteers.

Camp Nurse – Nurse, doctor, or other certified medical practitioner. The Volunteer Camp Nurse collects and dispenses medication at the appropriate times and provides medical care to campers and staff as needed.

Volunteer staff development and training will be provided over the course of several meetings, online and in-person.

Volunteer pre-camp training occurs via zoom on the 27th and 28th of May. On-site, pre-camp work starts at 8am on the day your camp session begins.

Volunteers may serve during one or more of the following camp sessions:

Session 1:  June 6 – 8, 2022
Mini Camp

Session 2:  June 20 – 25, 2022
Elementary I Camp
Junior High I Camp
Senior High Adventures: Leadership Camp

Session 3:  June 27 – July 2, 2022
Elementary II Camp
Junior High II Camp
Senior High Adventures: Missions Camp

Session 4:  July 4 – 9, 2022
Elementary III Camp
Junior / Senior High Youth Arts Camp

Session 5:  July 17 – 21, 2022
Junior/Senior High Night Owls Camp