Camp WOW’s staff consists of about 40 college students that are fully committed to devoting their summers to impact the lives of the youth that come to camp. Our staff is what truly differentiates us from other camps. They constantly strive to show Christ in every act of service and interaction with campers. Come and get to know the staff that everyone is talking about.
If this sounds like you and you’re a college student interested in serving on our summer staff, or if you’re a high school student interested in serving a Timothy Term, you’ve come to the right place. This is also where Camp WOW staff alumni can reconnect with other former staff members. Finally, if you need to contact one of our full-time staff members or just want to find out a little more about our staff, your search is over. We’re excited you’re here so feel free to look around and let us know if you have any questions.
“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 2:3-5
Frequently Asked Questions
How old do I have to be to work for Camp WOW? Camp WOW hires college students who have completed their freshman year for summer staff. We also have a program for those who have finished their junior or senior year of high school called the Timothy Term program.
What does it take to be on staff at Camp WOW? Being selected to serve on staff at any Christ-centered Camp is an honor. Camp WOW only hires college students who have a genuine desire to serve like Jesus for the summer. Being on summer staff requires a selfless attitude, a loving heart, and a hard-working and flexible outlook. You also must be at least 1 year out of high school.
If I serve on staff at Camp WOW, what would my job be? Camp WOW is divided into four teams: Ropes Team- responsible for running all high ropes elements; Water Front Team- responsible for guarding the lives of campers at the Lake Front; Tech Team- responsible for running sound, photography, videography, video editing, etc; Support Staff- responsible for running the camp store, laser tag, and filling in when other staff are absent. The Water Front, Ropes, and Support Teams are also responsible for running recreation activities, late night parties, serving meals, cleaning up, hanging out with campers, and any other service opportunity that arises. Tech Team will also have various other responsibilities.
Does Camp WOW Summer Staff get paid? Yes. Although we know those who come to serve with us are not doing it for the money, we also recognize and appreciate the hard work our staff provides and we know financial needs are great among college students. First year staff is paid $175 for work week and $750/session (2 sessions). Staffers also receive all meals and lodging at no cost. Pay does increase for returning staff.
Are there any perks that come with being on staff at Camp WOW? There are many perks that come with being a Camp WOW summer staff. Some of these include…
- A life-long camp family
- Experience working with children and youth
- Opportunities to fulfill college internship requirements
- Opportunities for advancement -Increased pay for returning staff
- Bonuses for committing early for next summer and referrals
- Staff Play Times at the Water Front and on the Ropes Course
- Opportunities to grow spiritually
- Accountability opportunities
- Leadership opportunities
- Opportunities to disciple juniors and seniors in high school
- Much, much more!
How do I apply? Click here to be directed to our online application. Someone on the Camp WOW Management Team will contact you to set up an interview. God bless! We’re always praying for our past, present, and future summer staff.
“But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.” 1 Timothy 1:5
If you have been hired to serve at Camp WOW for the summer of 2012, we have a page just for you. On it, you will find several helpful documents to help you get ready for the summer. Follow the link below to the 2012 Staff page. The information is password protected, so if you need the password, email Micah for it.2013 Staff