SPEND YOUR SUMMER CHANGING LIVES
Being on summer staff will be challenging, rewarding, and an experience that prepares you for life. Your days will be spent working with children and making a difference in their lives. Being a staff member at Camp Overlook comes with many benefits beyond a pay check. Our summer staff are the heartbeat of our program. They are highly trained and equipped to work with children. All of our summer staff undergo national background checks, interviews and reference checks. After they are hired, they participate in a multi-week training, as well as ongoing in-service trainings. Our goal is not only to find out if you are the best fit for camp, but also to ensure that Camp Overlook is the best fit for you.
2023 SUMMER STAFF POSITIONS
Camp Counselors are responsible for facilitating weekly camp activities and faith development for their assigned group of campers. They are capable to work with children ages 7-18. Counselors will partner with fellow staff to play games, lead bible studies and devotions, and create memorable experiences with campers. They live in the cabins with their assigned campers and their age group assignments rotate weekly. On some weeks Counselors may serve in some of the support roles listed below.
Previously known as our Counselor's in Training program, Our Jr. Counselors are paid high school aged staff that assist in the day camp program. In the evenings, the JCs will support overnight camp by leading Bible studies, preforming skits, serving meals, and other camp needs. The JC program is a great way for high school students to gain life and job experience.
The Adventure Coordinator is a counselor that is also responsible for facilitating adventure program and all the aspects of each program. This includes backpacking, creating travel itineraries, camp-fire cooking, and leadership and faith development. This position will require special certifications that the camp will provide.
Must be 18+ to apply.
Must be 18+ to apply.
The photographer will work behind the lens capturing all the exciting adventure that happen at camp. Additionally, this person will play a crucial part in our marketing and social media presence. When not taking pictures the photographer will be serving as a support staff role.
Program Staff are support staff that are responsible for the behind the scenes parts of camp. This includes but is not limited to leading camp games, crafts, and nature, camp clean up, giving counselors breaks, and helping in the kitchen. Program staff do not traditionally sleep in cabins with campers but might occasionally to assist overnight counselors.
Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of all campers, staff, and guests in the camp lake. All camp staff can train to be a lifeguard along with other positions on staff. Lifeguard training is offered before camp starts for all lifeguards. Must be 15 years old at the start of lifeguard training.
Kitchen staff are responsible for assisting the Head Cook for each meal. This includes prepping, serving, and cleaning the kitchen. Must be 15+ to apply.