Camp Hammer

An Experience of a Lifetime

For the past 55 years, Camp Hammer has changed the lives of thousands of campers and staff. This is not just a job, it is an adventure that will leave you with unforgettable memories, lifelong friends, and a new summer home.

Every summer, our forest comes to life with the joyful sounds and laughter as campers settle in for one of the best weeks of their year. Our program provides themed messages, worship, high adventure rides, night games, delicious food, and so much more.

This experience is largely shaped by the summer staff, which is why we take great care to hire the best team possible. We are looking for dedicated and mature people with a passion for God, service, and laughing until your stomach hurts. Want to join us?


To join our team, we require that you meet a few qualifications:

  • Have a personal relationship with Jesus and practice the Christian faith
  • Complete an online application
  • Submit 3 personal references
  • At least 18 years old exceptions for Kitchen Assistants, Lifeguards, Accommodations and Office Assistant
  • Availability June 15th- August 19th. Must be able to attended orientation June 15th - June 20th. 


Read the job descriptions below and click on the link below to apply for Summer 2020!

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Job Descriptions

Cabin Leader Positions

Cabin leaders hang out and nurture the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of nine to twelve campers each week. Most time is spent with campers while leading cabin devotions and participating in recreational activities with your campers. Must know what the Gospel is and know and show the love of Jesus to campers.

General Camp Cabin Leader

      • 4th-12th grade campers
      • Have completed one year of college (or equivalent) preferred

Apostle (High School Program) Cabin Leader

      • 10th-12th grade campers
      • Tent camping required
      • 20+ years old preferred

Program Positions

All program positions will assist in the general flow of the camp program, as well as invest and get to know the campers each week. Must know what the Gospel is and know and show the love of Jesus to campers.

Program Assistant 

The program assistants serve alongside the director in creating and implementing all program activities. Applicants should be self-starters who can set a tone of positive attitude, spiritual maturity, team unity, and hard work.

Apostle (High School) Program Assistant

The Apostle program assistant serves alongside the Apostle directors in creating and implementing all program activities, as well as teaching some workshops and seminars. Applicants must have previously worked on summer staff at Camp Hammer. 

Snack-Shack Manager

The snack shack manager is responsible for the overall function of the Snack Shack, managing all staff that is assisting, cash accounts of each camper, ordering merchandise, and marketing merchandise to campers.

Video Tech/Media Team

The video tech/media team is responsible for filming the adventures of campers and staff throughout each week and creating a highlight reel of their experience which is shown as part of the weekly program. You are also responsible for taking daily photos and making them available on our website and media pages.

  • Proficiency in Final Cut Pro or equivalent
  • DSLR Photography Experience
  • Excellent time management required

Worship Team

The worship team is responsible for leading all worship times for both staff and campers. They are a part of the overall program team and assist night games, team competitions, free time rope elements, and any additional needs of the summer program.

  • Proficient at playing one of the following: guitar, bass, keys or drums as a band member 
  • Worship leader needs to be able to play an instrument, able to organize worship sets, and lead vocals daily
  • Must be a team player

Additional Camp Positions

Accommodations Assistant

The accommodations assistant is responsible for assisting the Facilities Supervisor in daily housekeeping tasks, overseeing Apostle campers in service work, and overseeing craft activities during free time.

  • Age 17+ required

Camp Nurse

The camp nurse is responsible for serving all campers health needs, minor injuries, distribution of medications, assisting with emergencies, and homesickness. Must have good beside manor with children.

  • Minimum requirement: 3rd year of nursing school completed or equivalent and advanced first aid/CPR certification
  • Preferred: RN or equivalent 

Kitchen Assistant

The kitchen assistants work together in two shifts to prepare, cook, and clean all meals. Applicants should be capable to learn quickly and receive instruction with a teachable attitude.

  • Age 17+ required
  • Must be Serve Safe certified prior to the start of summer


The lifeguards are responsible for guarding the pool during all pool-related activities, pool maintenance, assisting during meal times and evening program activities. 

  • Lifeguard certification required
  • Age 17+ required

Office Assistant

The office assistant will help with office flow, organization, mail pick up/deliveries, and customer service.

  • Detail oriented, good at task and time management
  • Age 17+ required