Music and Chapel Coordinator

Position Overview

Music & Chapel Coordinators are responsible for preparing, organizing, and leading camp worship teams for worship events at Trout.

Music & Chapel Coordinators work under the direction of their site full-time Program Directors and are assigned to one of our three campuses – Wild Woods, The Point, or Timber Ridge. They do not shy away from the "lime-light" or the microphone and are comfortable leading age-specific worship songs whether as a single worship leader or in a team environment.

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 want to put in the work and effort required to run impactful camp chapel sessions and worship that engages kids and students in what it means to worship the Creator of the universe.

If this brief overview has piqued your interest, then this summer on staff at Trout Lake Camps as a Music and Chapel Coordinator could be your summer job "fit".

Who You Are:

  • A committed Christ-follower who displays a commitment and attitude of reflecting Jesus
  • Energized by organizing a music set list, team practices, and being a contributing member of a community
  • Committed to stay until the job is "done" versus "clocking out" at a specific time
  • Fun-loving and 'grounded' in your faith
  • Considered a skilled singer or musician amongst your peers.
  • Thinking about a career as a Worship leader

What You'll Do:

  • Attend Staff Training (begins late May)
  • Sing and play a lead instrument in all chapel sessions and lead daily worship team practices
  • Create, develop, and prepare daily chapel sessions that provide foundational connections between Jesus and kids / teens
  • Create, develop, set up, and clean up your assigned camp chapel spaces
  • Mix soundboards and manage camp A/V equipment like speakers, monitors, cables, direct boxes, etc.
  • Develop chapel teams amongst the camp staff at your assigned camp
  • Lead camp worship sessions with campers and staff (rooms 100-300 people)
  • Create presentation and worship slides for the camp speaker and your worship set list
  • Share your testimony in Jesus with campers and staff
  • Trained to drive camp wagons and pontoon boats as needed
  • Assist in program activities including serving as a cabin buddy, ministry teams, and weekend chapel services

For Bonus Points:

  • You have previous camp experience
  • You've played music at your college or local coffee shop
  • You are always looking for a new worship playlist on your Spotify
  • You are 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 schools' internship office)
  • Spiritual development opportunities
  • Supportive and positive working environment
  • Staff social activities throughout the summer

Starting Pay Is $350 A Week!

Trout Logo

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)