Camp Hammer

An Experience of a Lifetime

For the past 50 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 Assistant
  • Availability June 12 - August 14. Must be able to attended orientation June 12 - June 16. 


Read the job descriptions below and click on the link below to apply for Summer 2019!

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Job Descriptions

Cabin Leader

Cabin leaders are responsible for the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of nine to twelve campers each week. Near constant 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 Cabin Leader

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

Program Assistant

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

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 is responsible for filming the adventures of campers and staff throughout the 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 services for both staff and campers. You are also a part of the overall program team and will be assisting in implementing all program activities. 

  • Able to play guitar, bass, keys or drums and proficient to lead daily worship
  • Worship leader will need to be able to organize worship sets and lead in vocals as well as play an instrument.
  • Be a team player 


Lifeguards are responsible for guarding the pool during all pool-related activities, pool maintenance, and assisting in evening program activities.  

  • Lifeguard certification required
  • Age 17+ required

Medical Technician

The Medical Technician is responsible for serving all campers health needs, and lovingly comforting homesick campers.

  • Minimum requirement: advanced first aid and CPR certification
  • Preferred: RN, EMT, wilderness first aid certification and experience

Accommodations Assistant

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

  • Age 17+ required

Kitchen Assistant

The kitchen assistants work together in two shifts to prepare, cook, and clean all meals going through the camp kitchen. Applicants should be willing to learn quickly and receive instruction with a cheerful attitude.

  • Age 17+ required