Adventure Area Specialist

Position Overview

Summer Adventure Staff are responsible for safely and effectively administering adventure activities for our summer campers and staff. You will lead adventure based activitie areas such as high and low ropes, climbing, zip line, team initiatives, mountain biking and riflery. Adventure staff members supervise and teach activities at Trout. Applicants must be skilled in some of the above areas.

You love Jesus. You trust the Bible as God's Word. And you don't just want a "summer job" where you punch in and punch out. You want to develop your skills and grow in your walk with Christ in an awesome community of peers who can support and encourage you.

You're motivated to share your faith in a way that impacts the lives of kids and teenagers.
All you've been missing is a place to put it all together. This summer on staff at Trout
Lake Camps as an adventure staff member could be that place.

This is an entry-level, summer-only role. An initiative to learn and grow is required to be successful.

Who You Are:

  • A committed Christ-follower who displays a commitment and attitude of reflecting Jesus
  • A diligent servant who is energized by team fellowship & collaboration
  • An individual who can be trusted to follow established rules, policies, and procedures to keep staff and campers safe
  • A person who prefers to work outdoors with their hands versus working behind a desk or staring at a screen

What You'll Do:

  • Attend staff training (Begins late May)
  • Maintain maintenance and inspection logs on all assigned activity areas
  • You will be trained to safely facilitate adventure-related activities (zip lines, climbing walls, high ropes activities, riflery, etc.)
  • Ride bikes
  • Tie knots, belay climbers, & assist campers and staff with the fitting of helmets & harnesses
  • Continuously monitor, identify and report hazards and safety concerns
  • Facilitate activity briefings and debriefings
  • Set up and take down, clean, inventory and organize event areas between seasons
  • Drive camp vehicles including cars, vans, & wagons
  • Assist in evening program activities including serving as a cabin buddy, ministy teams, and camp-wide games

For Bonus Points:

  • You've been on a backpacking trip
  • You've built something in the woods
  • You're the friend that plans the spring break trip, capturing all the logistics and details
  • A former Trout camper or staff member

Work Perks:

When you join the Trout Lake Camps summer staff, our prayer is that you will grow spiritually in
your walk with Jesus, your leadership will be sharper, & 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.

  • Onsite housing provided (dorm-style housing in either male or female housing)
  • Free meals while camp is in and out of session
  • Work experience may qualify for university credit (contact your school's internship office)
  • Spiritual development opportunities
  • Supportive and positive working environment
  • Staff social activities throughout the summer

Starting Pay Is $350 A Week!

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If this sounds like you,
then take the next step
and fill out an application.

Summer Positions at Trout work (Memorial Day through the end of August).
Some minor accommodations can be made for time off on a case-by-case basis.

Attendance at our Summer Training is required for this position.
(Memorial Day through Middle of June)