Our Intern Team provides a solid core to our summer camp Staff Team. If you are interested in serving at camp as a leader of young leaders, you see below for more information.
2019 Interns: Kathryn “Epona” Fisher & TBA…
2018 Interns: Warren”Merica” Robertson and Bailee “Partake” Hammond.
2017 Interns: Sarah “Haybales” Goyne, Jenna Cook, and AJ “Smeagol” Ross.
2016 interns: Jozie “Tractor” & Kyle “Diesel” Weiler.
2015 Interns: Jonathan “Pippin” Tullsen, Claire “Dee Dee” Farmen and Micheal “Thing” Sorenson.
Thank you for your interest in applying for Camas Meadows’ Summer Intern program. We are a Bible based, non-denominational, retreat center and summer camp. Our main goal is to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ and create the best environment for doing that. Summer is an exciting and challenging time at Camas and we are excited that you are interested in being a part of it!
If you are 18 years old and have graduated from high school by June 2019 you are eligible to apply for this internship.
We offer two types of internships. One is a Support Intern and the other a Counseling Intern. For each poition you will fill out the Camas Intern Application. Though they are are different roles often times they will overlap and intersect depending on the needs of each week.
The Support Intern will be leading our support staff all summer. Support Staff are the volunteers who come up to camp to wash dishes, run paintball, do a variety of maintenance, and help in the kitchen. As the Support Intern you will be leading these young people in group discussions after chapel, as well as organizing their work schedule and participating in supporting the camp with them.
The Counseling Intern will be the counselor to the counselors so to speak. They will have weekly one-on-ones with each volunteer counselor of their gender, help facilitate games, and may be asked to step in as a volunteer counselor depending on the needs of the week.
As a Summer Intern you will be the glue that holds Camas together. We are looking for creative, humble, and hardworking individuals to come be apart of this amazing multi-faceted ministry. You will be participating in five traditional overnight week long camp sessions, one and a half weeks of staff training, and one week of rental groups that Camas hosts. This adds up to a total of 7 and a half weeks of summertime madness. You may chose to take one week of the summer off, provided that it is not during a Camas run camp week or staff training week.
We are looking for individuals who are willing to invest their summer and make an impact on lives that need to experience the love of Jesus. Please prayerfully consider this opportunity for a summer of service at Camas Meadows. We look forward to receiving your application!
This application is a chance for us here at Camas Meadows to get to know you a bit before we meet you in person. We are expecting this application to be filled out honestly and completely. Since we will be using this as a way of getting to know you, the more you write the better!
Please fill out Camas Intern Application. Applications are due by April 1st, 2019. No late applications will be accepted. You will be contacted for an interview as soon as your application has been received and reviewed, and no later than April 25th. After your interview, you will be contacted by May 10th as to let you know if you have received the position for the summer.
If you are offered the position, you will be required to fill out a Medical and Liability form. If you would like to preview this form it can be found at the bottom of this page. Once your application has been received, your references will be contacted by Camas Meadows. We do this for confidentiality reasons. Please provide accurate and current contact information for each reference.
We provide a stipend of $1,000-$3,000 for our interns during their time of service so they can focus on learning and growing through their experience. As a non-profit organization committed to providing scholarship help to any who need it, our ability to provide financial compensation is limited. As a result, the amount of your stipend will be directly equal to the amount you are able to raise with the support and assistance of CMBC before starting your internship. The minimum amount that must be raised before starting your internship is $1,000 and any amount you raise over $3,000 will go into the camp’s scholarship fund. There are many options to help you raise this money such as helping you write support letters(provided via link below) or having a representative from Camas come visit and speak at your church… you just have to be willing to reach out to your church, family & friends to see how God provides!
As Summer Staff you will be committing to spending at least eight and a half weeks of the summer at Camas Meadows Bible Camp. This would be from June 13th to August 17th. The dates for the 2018 Camas summer camps are:
June 13-15 Intern Training
June 17-24 Staff Training Retreat
June 24-29 Sr. High Teen Camp
July 1-6 Junior A Camp
July 8-13 Middle School Camp 1
July 15-20 Junior B Camp
July 22-26 Guest Rental (assistance needed)
July 26-28 Summer CamasCon
August 5-10 Middle School Camp 2
August 10-11 End of Summer Staff Party
August 12-17 Debrief/Follow-up
You may chose to take one week of the summer off, provided it is not during a Camas-run camp. If you have any schedule concerns or questions, please contact Daryl “Scruffy” Wilks at (509) 548-6553 or (509) 670-4675.
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