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Employment at Trout is not a job,
but an opportunity.

Trout Lake Camps employs around 42 full-time staff that work year round to create a unique camp experience that brings people closer to God. Our departments include program, office, food services, guest relations, housekeeping, maintenance, Apostleship Program and more. All of these are crucial to the life-changing camp ministry at Trout. Here, you are working on behalf of Jesus to make a significant and eternal difference in the world.

Current Open Positions

Adventure Coordinator

The Adventure Coordinator is responsible for properly training staff in adventure activities, maintaining courses and equipment, and leading summer staff. You love Jesus. You trust the Bible as God’s Word. You love camp. You’re motivated to pursue a career in Christian camping. All you’ve been missing is a place to put it all together. Trout could be that place.

Trout Lake Camps’ Program Department is looking for an up-and-coming leader who is interested in pursuing a full-time career in Christian camping. This role will be trained on our standard operating procedures to properly maintain, operate, and train staff for all adventure activities.

Do you love the great Minnesota outdoors? Are you looking for a role where you can work with your hands? Are you interested in developing your leadership skills? Does the idea of living and working at Trout year-round give you goosebumps? If so, keep reading to see if you are match for this role.

This is an entry-level role. No prior experience or training is needed however demonstrated initiative to learn and grow is required.

Time: Full-Time, Year Round
Department: Program

To apply, complete an application and send your cover letter and resume to Tait Hoglund.

Head Cook

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits that is directly accountable to our Food Service Director. Depending on the time of year, the Head Cook will be assisting or preparing meals for guests and staff in one of two different facilities at Trout Lake Camp: The Point or Timber Ridge dining halls. The person in this position will also help in the supervision of seasonal and weekend summer staff as necessary.

Time: Full-Time, Year Round
Department: Food Service

To apply, complete an application and send your cover letter and resume to Rick Lockhart.

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Have Fun and Share God’s Love

When you join the Trout Lake staff, our prayer is that you will grow spiritually in your walk with Jesus, your leadership will be sharpened, and you’ll see a connection between your work and the work that God does in the lives of campers. Safe. Fun. Gospel are the hallmarks of the Trout staff experience.