Join Us This Summer to Find Out!

The Summer Missions Project at Indian Hills Camp is an incredible opportunity for any person ages 18-30 to engage with Christian camping ministry and support amazing kids.  Whether it's working directly with children, getting involved with the day-to-day logistics of operating a camp, or anything in between, there's a place for everybody at camp. Staff Training Week is 6/21-6/25*, Overnight Camp is 6/27-7/1*, and Junior High Camp is 7/5-7/9*.

What you get:

  • 3 weeks of ministry experience working with amazing, like-minded people in serving kids and the Lord.
  • All the fun and excitement that comes from working with kids in a high-energy environment
  • A weekly stipend of $255, including room and board

If you're looking for a place to answer God's call to serve and if you want to experience a ton of growth in your spiritual walk, the Summer Staff program is for you. We're looking for young adults who are driven and passionate about the Gospel. If you can get excited about kids, the outdoors, ministry and missions then we'd love to hear from you! 


Next Steps
  1. Fill out an application for a Summer Staff position.
  2. Interview with IHC Staff.
  3. Get hired for the summer.
  4. Come out to camp for the adventure!

Apply below!

*All dates may be subject to change or alteration as situations and rules develop. We'll do our best to give as much advance warning as we can!

Summer Staff 2021

Please complete the form as honestly and detailed as you can. All the information will aid in helping us determine the best fit for you at Indian Hills Camp. Anything on this form is strictly confidential and we'll never share your info with anyone.


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Current Address*


Shirt Size*

Are you currently in school?*

Do you attend church regularly?*

If you are under 18, please list contact information for a parent or guardian.

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We are currently looking for staff with flexibility in being camp counselors as well as rec staff. You will have the opportunity to discuss your specific placement during your interview and you may skip this section.

Select the position you are most interested in performing this summer.

If you are applying for a leadership position, tell us why you are interested in your desired position, specifically.

During your time at IHC (or elsewhere), what have you learned about being a camp counselor and how do you use that knowledge day to day?

Are you currently employed?*

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Tell us what you can do. 

Do you speak any languages other than English? If so, please list it along with your skill level.

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Experience at IHC

Please indicate which activities you have experience with at Indian Hills Camp.


Please indicate if you hold an active certification in any of the following

If you selected one or more of the above certifications, please describe your experience.

Do you have experience working with children?*

Tell us your story.

Please tell us about your current involvement with a local church (e.g. involvement with church ministries, investment in community, attendance frequency, etc.).

Tell us how God has been shaping your sense of ministry since your last summer at IHC. You may choose to include how if it has impacted your daily life.

Share with us what God has been teaching you.

Dear Applicant, We know that being on Summer Staff can be a very rewarding experience, and we appreciate your interest in applying. Due to the nature of IHC's Summer Camp ministry with elementary-age children, it is our highest priority to ensure the safety of our campers. Every summer we serve a wide variety of kids. For this reason, it is our policy to screen all applicants desiring to serve at IHC. Furthermore, because the Summer Staff program is designed for extensive interaction between staff and our campers, we request your help in the screening process by completing the following questions. Please note that a "yes" answer to any of these questions will not automatically exclude you from participation, as all applicants are reviewed on a case by case basis.

Have you ever been arrested for any reason?*

Have you ever engaged in or have been accused of any act of violence, neglect, abuse, or molestation of any child or adult?*

Have you ever engaged in or have been accused of any act of drug or alcohol abuse?*

Have you ever been convicted of anything other than a misdemeanor traffic violation?*

Is there any circumstance or pattern in your life which would make it inappropriate for you to serve with minors or would compromise the integrity of Indian Hills Camp?*

Read these commitments carefully, answer all of the questions, and initial in the small box next to each statement. By typing your initials you, the applicant, are committing to these statements.

In order to move through the application process, Indian Hills Camp requires that you gather three references. Your references should not be family or relatives but instead, people who can speak to your fitness for the program. Please provide your reference's contact information and Indian Hills Camp will contact to submit their recommendation. Recommendations are required for acceptance into the program.

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By typing my name below, I, Applicant for Summer Staff, named above, certify that all statements given on this application are accurate and realize that falsification, misrepresentation of this or any other personal record, and any failure to uphold initialed agreements may result in my dismissal from Indian Hills Camp.