Directory of Hiring Camps for 2016 ( as of November 16, 2015)

1.  CAMP LUTHERWOOD, OREGON 13.  WALCAMP, ILLINOIS
2.  CAMP PERKINS, IDAHO 14.  CAMP CILCA, ILLINOIS
3.  TRINITY LUTHERAN CAMP, MONTANA 15.  CAMP WARTBURG, ILLINOIS
4.  LUTHERAN VALLEY RETREAT, COLORADO 16.  LAKEVIEW MINISTRIES, INDIANA
5.  CAMP LUTHER, NEBRASKA 17.  CAMP LUTHERHAVEN, INDIANA
6.  SHEPHERD'S HILL, NORTH DAKOTA 18.  CAMP CONCORDIA, MICHIGAN
7.  LUTHERAN ISLAND CAMP, MINNESOTA 19.  CAMP PIONEER, NEW YORK
8.  CAMP OMEGA, MINNESOTA 20.  HEIT'S POINT, MISSOURI
9.  CAMP OKOBOJI, IOWA 21.  CAMP LUTHERHOMA, OKLAHOMA
10.  CAMP IO-DIS-E-CA, IOWA 22.  CAMP PETIT JEAN, ARKANSAS
11.  CAMP LUTHER, WISCONSIN 23.  CAMP DIXIE, ALABAMA
12.  CAMP LUWISOMO, WISCONSIN 24.  CAMP LONE STAR, TEXAS

Note: Staff size is during summer, number of college aged indicates the number being hired through JR and support roles vary and are included in total staff number.

 

1.  CAMP LUTHERWOOD, Oregon, Central
Camp Lutherwood Oregon serves people of all ages through on-site programs and off-site day programs.  Located on 71 forested acres in the Coast Range between Eugene and Corvalis, campers and staff are empowered to explore and develop relationships with God, others, self and creation through worship, Bible adventure, challenge course and small group interaction.  During ten weeks of summer program, campers and staff also explore adventure trips of rafting, sailing, canoeing,rock climbing, hiking,and camping around Oregon along with service opportunities in local communities.

Address: 22960 Hwy 36, Cheshire, OR  97419
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 35

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 0

Number of non-counselor positions: Varies
Date Staff report to camp: June 12
Date staff are free to depart: August 12

 

2. CAMP PERKINS LOM Idaho, Central
40 mi. north of Sun Valley in the Sawtooth Mountain Range, Camp Perkins offers lake swimming, sailing, and rock climbing. Additional programs of art, whitewater rafting, and wilderness backpacking also feature in the 8 camp weeks. Providing opportunities to know and grow in relationship with Jesus both on-site for youth and families and off-site through Day Camps is our mission. Staff get to live out their love for children, outdoors, and Jesus after 2 weeks of training.


Address: 219 S. River St., Suite 203, Hailey, ID 83333
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 34

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 10

Number of non-counselor positions: 10

Date Staff report to camp: May 24

Date staff are free to depart: August 15

 

3. TRINITY LUTHERAN CAMP Montana, North West

Trinity Lutheran Camp is located on Flathead Lake with 40 acres of outdoor ministry opportunities.  We have youth camps for ages 5th thru 12th grade.   We offer 7 weeks of programming for all aged campers.  Youth Camps, Leadership camp, Basketball camp, Volleyball camp.  We have individual cabin living spaces that house 7 campers and 1 counselor.  Trinity Camp is located on the waterfront of Flathead Lake, with a campfire on the beach.  We are 40 miles from Glacier National Park, and 20 miles from Kalispell, and the nearest airport. 


Address:  450 Pierce Lane Bigfork, MT  59911
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 10
Number of summer positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 3
Number of non-counselor positions: 4
Date Staff report to camp: June 11
Date Staff are free to depart: August 1

 

4. LUTHERAN VALLEY RETREAT (LVR) Colorado, Central
Come Share God's Grace and Glory through His creation with us out in Colorado, located at 8500ft elevation, 1 1/2 hours from Colorado springs, prepare to be challenged with our wide range of mountain activities.  

Address: PO Box 9042, Woodland Park, CO 80866
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 25
Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 0
Number of non-counselor positions: 13
Date Staff report to camp: May 21
Date staff are free to depart: August 4

 

 5. CAMP LUTHER OF NEBRASKA Nebraska, East Central

Camp Luther of Nebraska sits on 160 acres of rolling hills, Nebraska prairie and thick wooded areas.  Summer staff members will work with youth, people with special needs, and must have a strong committment to their faith in Christ.

Address: 1050 Road 4, Schuyler, NE 68661-7145 
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 16
Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 2

Number of non-counselor positions: 2

Date Staff report to camp: May 21

Date staff are free to depart: August 4

 

 

6. SHEPHERD'S HILL at The Crossroads North Dakota, North Central
Shepherd’s Hill at the Crossroads is a year-round outdoor ministry setting in the Turtle Mountains of North Dakota.  Located near St John, ND – we are 120 miles from Minot and Grand Forks airports and 50 miles from the Rugby train depot.  We have a Full summer camp program serving kindergarten to high school youth.  We also contract with various congregations in ND for VBS and offer multi-generational events at camp as well.  He offer various horse camps and have opportunities for trail rides for campers from other camps as well.  We also welcome the public in for trail rides as time permits.  There is a private lake in the center of camp with canoes, paddle boats, and kiayaks – along with a beach for swimming.

Address: 502 Shepherd's Hill Dr, St. John, ND 58369
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 14

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 2

Number of non-counselor positions: 4

Date Staff report to camp: May 31

Date staff are free to depart: August 8    

 

7. LUTHERAN ISLAND CAMP Minnesota, West Central
LIC is located 31/2 hours NW of the Twin Cities on East Battle Lake.  LIC is a year round camp
offering programs for people of all ages.  Summer program includes children,youth and families.  Unique program offerings include: waterfront, horses, offfsite adventure and VBS, science, drama and traditional camps.

Address: 45011 230th St., Henning, MN 56551
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 24
Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 2 – 4
Number of non-counselor positions: 10
Date Staff report to camp: May 22
Date staff are free to depart: August 18

 

8. CAMP OMEGA Minnesota, South Central

Located on Horseshoe Lake one hour south of Minneapolis and St. Paul.  Counselors share Jesus with children, youth, and adults during on-site and off-site programs.  Lodging includes cabins, outpost villages, and off-site adventure programming.  Activities include swimming (pool), sailing, canoeing, kayaking, low and high ropes challenge course, archery, shooting sports, Bible study, and many others.


Address: 22750 Lind Ave, Waterville, MN 56096 
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 35

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 0

Number of non-counselor positions: 6

Date Staff report to camp: May 29

Date staff are free to depart: August 20

 

9. CAMP OKOBOJI Iowa, North Central

Camp Okoboji is located in the northwest corner of Iowa in the Iowa Great Lakes area. The closest airports are Sioux Falls, SD and Minneapolis, MN.  We are hiring for the following positions: Traveling VBS/Day Camps, Youth Camp Counselors, housekeeping, grounds keeping, media, and life guards. This year we are looking to expand our Adventure Camp and also add a coding camp.

 

Address: 1531 Edgewood Dr, Milford, IA 51351
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 29

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 0

Number of non-counselor positions: 20

Date Staff report to camp: May 22

Date staff are free to depart: August 20

 

10. CAMP IO-DIS-E-CA Iowa, South Central

Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca, located in eastern Iowa between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, exists to promote and provide Christ-centered education, recreation, and inspiration for individuals and groups of all ages in an outdoor recreational and camping environment.


Address: 3271 Sandy Beach Rd NE
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 17

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 2

Number of non-counselor positions: 6

Date Staff report to camp: June 4

Date staff are free to depart: August 5

 

11. CAMP LUTHER Wisconsin, North

Camp Luther is located near Three Lakes in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Its mission is “Building up all people in Christ for service and witness in the World.” Camp Luther employs 40+ staff members each summer to serve as cabin counselors and program leadership staff.

Address:1889 Koubenick Rd, Three Lakes, WI 54562

Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 43

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 0

Number of non-counselor positions: 15

Date Staff report to camp: May 30

Date staff are free to depart: August 20

 

 12. CAMP LUWISOMO Wisconsin, North
Camp LuWiSoMo is 50 minutes west of Appleton WI. The camp is located on 480 acres that includes wooded areas as well as swimming and beach property on Round Lake. Summer Camp opportunities for youth ages 3 through high school. In addition to spiritual growth, activies include canoeing, archery, horses, fitness trail, and biking. Campers stay in cabins with bathroom facilities nearby.

Address: W5421 Aspen Rd, Wild Rose WI  54984 
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 20

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 0

Number of non-counselor positions: 4

Date Staff report to camp: May 31

Date staff are free to depart: August 16

 

13. WALCAMP Illinois, North
Walcamp Outdoor Ministries is located about an hour and a half west of Chicago and 40 minutes south of Rockford. Our program is mostly residential with some rustic and adventure camps. We serve children from Kindergarten through high school and people with developmental disabilities of all ages.

Address: 32653 Five Points Road, Kingston, IL 60145 
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 13

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 2

Number of non-counselor positions: 3

Date Staff report to camp:          

 

14. CAMP CILCA Illinois, Central

Camp CILCA sits on 220 acres of forested hills.  It is just north of Springfield, IL.  There are airports in Springfield and Peoria, as well as St Louis, which is about a 2 hour drive.  Counselors should be prepared to hike trails and participate in moderately athletic activities. Summer facilities are not air conditioned.  There is a Night-Owl camp where some counselors will stay up in the night with campers and sleep during the day.     

 

Address:  4124 Camp CILCA Rd., Cantrall, IL 62625
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 10

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 0

Number of non-counselor positions: 3

Date Staff report to camp: May 31

Date staff are free to depart: August 6

 

15. CAMP WARTBURG Illinois, Southwestern
Camp Wartburg is a Christ-centered outdoor ministry located about 30 miles east of St. Louis. Camp serves persons of all ages through overnight, day camp, retreats and special needs programs. Camp has a pool, bunk-style housing, canoeing, high ropes and traditional camp fun, with activities for a variety of interests.


Address: 5705 LCR Rd, Waterloo, IL 62298
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 26

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 1

Number of non-counselor positions: 3

Date Staff report to camp: May 19

Date staff are free to depart: Aug 11

 

16. LAKEVIEW MINISTRIES Indiana, South Central

Located an hour south of Indianapolis, Lakeview Ministries runs week-long summer camp programs for campers, 2nd - 12th grade, on 197 acres of rolling hills and forest.  Positions available include: Counselor, Lifeguard, High Ropes Coordinator, Wrangler, First Aid Coordinator, Crafts Coordinator, Assistant Cook, Assistant Maintenance, and Media Specialist.  All positions offer competitive wages, and include room and board.  Daily activities include swimming, canoeing/kayaking, ziplining, archery, BB guns, slip’n’slide, crafts, climbing, biking, and lots more.  Our goal is to provide a camp for youth of all ages to grow in their faith, build friendships, and have the best week of their life!


Address: 13500 W. Lake Road Seymour IN 47274 
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 42

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 0

Number of non-counselor positions: 21

Date Staff report to camp: May 26

Date staff are free to depart: July 29



17. CAMP LUTHERHAVEN Indiana, North
Located 26 miles NW of Fort Wayne, Indiana on 72 wooded acres adjacent to a 40 acre lake.  Both campers and staff live in cabins.  Lutherhaven serves children, teens, families, developmentally disabled, and multi-cultural campers. Activities include canoeing, kayaking, archery, swimming, sports, group building, a Treetop Village, and servant events.


Address: 1596 S-150 W, Albion, IN 46701
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 28

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 0

Number of non-counselor positions: 12

Date Staff report to camp: May 29

Date staff are free to depart: August 12

 

18. CAMP CONCORDIA  Michigan, West Central
Facilitate low ropes,cookouts, campouts, Bible studies, devotioins, skits, archery, gaga ball, swimming, canoeing, sailing and maybe mountain bikes & innertubing type activities on 65-acres and a chain-of-lakes 40 minutes north of Grand Rapids, Michigan (airport).  Camper create daily schedules.  Live in bunkhouse cabins.  Eat in large waterfront dining hall.


Address: 13400 Pinewood Street, Gowen, MI 49326
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 14

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 2

Number of non-counselor positions: 4

Date Staff report to camp: June 7

Date staff are free to depart: August 5 

 

19. PIONEER CAMP AND RETREAT CENTER New York, Northwestern
Pioneer Camp and Retreat Center is located just 25 miles from Buffalo, New York. Pioneer serves youth and teens (ages 7-17) and adults (ages 18+).  Hosts many unique program offerings through its Waterfront, High Ropes Adventure Course, Paintball Field, and 60 acres of woods. Pioneer requires a high level of physical fitness and provides housing accomodations.

Address: 9324 Lake Shore Rd, Angola, NY 14006
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 24

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 3

Number of non-counselor positions: 5

Date Staff report to camp: May 24

Date staff are free to depart: August 13

 

20. HEIT'S POINT LUTHERAN CAMP  Missouri, Southwestern
Heit's Point is a beautiful camp on the Lake of the Ozarks. Our mission statement is "Strengthening the Connection to the Vine," accomplished by sharing the name of Jesus Christ with everyone through Outdoor Ministry. Activities include Bible studies, team-building, challenge course, crafts, outdoor education, lakefront activities, float trips, and more!  Lodging from bunkhouses to cabins, to sleeping under the stars!  


Address: 28345 Heit's Point Avenue, Lincoln, MO 65338
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 8

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 2

Number of non-counselor positions: 0

Date Staff report to camp:

Date staff are free to depart: 

 

21. CAMP LUTHERHOMA Oklahoma, Northeastern
Located 60 miles east of Tulsa. 120 acres along Illinois River, 70% wooded, 30% fields and rolling hills. Swimming pool, disc golf, canoeing, rock climbing, challenge course, mountain biking, adventure trips, on-site day camp. Require moderate-high fitness. Challenge course training
March 31- April 2 highly recommended. Work available after camp for fall retreat season. 

Address: PO Box 1672, Tahlequah, OK 74465
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 20

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 0

Number of non-counselor positions: 6

Date Staff report to camp: May 29

Date staff are free to depart: July 31

 

 

 

22. LUTHERAN CAMP ON PETIT JEAN MOUNTAIN Arkansas, West Central
Lutheran Camp on Petit Jean Mountain is a camp and year-round retreat center atop a plateau overlooking the Arkansas River Valley 65 miles northwest of Little Rock.  The camp, with a capacity of 64 campers weekly, borders a 3,500-acre state park and uses the park's ammenities: lake, trails, fields, pool.

Address: 110 Montgomery Trace, Morrilton, AR 72110 
Number of Full Time Summer Staff:
 8

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons:4
Number of non-counselor positions: 4

Date Staff report to camp: May 30

Date staff are free to depart: July 26

 

23. CAMP DIXIE Alabama, Southwestern
Camp Dixieis a waterfront summer camp and retreat facility located on Perdido Bay in Elberta, Alabama.  Communities close by are Foley and Elberta, AL (15-20 minutes) and Gulf Shores (45 minutes).  Pensacola Airport is also located 45 minutes from camp.  Campers attending will be from grades 2 thru High School.  Dixie also has a traveling VBS program led by summer staff.

Address: 29711 Josephine Dr, Elberta, AL 36530 
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 10
Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 3 
Number of non-counselor positions: 0

Date Staff report to camp: May 28 

Date staff are free to depart: August 6

 

 

24. CAMP LONE STAR Texas, Southeastern
Summer staff with Camp Lone Star serve primarily as counselors for children and youth in residential and day camp programs.  Staff may also assist in maintenance, housekeeping, retreat hosting, and as lifeguards throughout the summer.  LOMT (Lutheran Outdoors Ministry of Texas) also operates off-site program opportunities facilitated by summer staff. 


Address: 2016 Camp Lone Star Rd, La Grange, TX 78945 
Number of Full Time Summer Staff: 43

Number of positions to be filled by high school aged persons: 0

Number of non-counselor positions: 12

Date Staff report to camp: May 23

Date Staff are free to depart: August 6 

 


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