Serving on Summer Staff
or Full Season Staff
at Camp Concordia
Summer Ministry Staff
In 2018, about 17 people will be selected to be the Camp Concordia Summer Staff who work from Memorial Day through the beginning of August. Camp Concordia is currently accepting applications for summer camp staff to serve in roles as...
...if you are interested in being a part of Camp Concordia's summer staff, your application begins here. Camp Concordia is part of the NLOMA "Joint Recruitment"(JR) process, in cooperation with over 20 other Lutheran camps across the United States.
When you fill out the application, you will be asked which of these camps is your first choice and which is your second choice, etc. the "first choice" camp's staff will contact you to interview you and enter you into the JR process.
To work most positions, with some exceptions, you must be a legal adult and have at least 1 year of college completed by the summer you serve. High schoolers may apply to be Junior Counselors (See below).
If you choose Camp Concordia, and you are the right fit for the camp philosophy and needs, we will contact you to either ask follow up interview questions or to offer you a position as a summer staff. Start the NLOMA Application process here or contact Craig "Doc" Oldenburg, Camp Concordia's director.
Summer camp staff at Camp Concordia work very hard and the experience is amazing. Each staff is in ministry with campers and influences the faith life of those campers. Whether in a support position or a direct cabin group position, Camp Concordia staff are engaged in creating an extraordinary experience for campers.
Each staff will have a background check from their home state; receive more than a week of training, including waterfront safety, 1st aid/CPR, camper concerns, skills for leading activities, and more.
Food Service, Maintenance and Health Office Positions: These positions have a great deal of responsibility. They keep Camp Concordia summer camps ticking throughout the summer. If you are interested in serving this summer in one of these roles (all roles are multifacited and ministry oriented), please contact Camp Concordia directly, ASAP so that we can begin to assess skills and options.
Please consider supporting Camp’s mission even further by applying as a volunteer. Every position posted is available as a volunteer staff position. Our volunteer staff receive room & board, and get a staff T-shirt. If you are 16 years old or 17 years old, you must apply as a volunteer. The process to apply for volunteer staff is the same– simply state your preference of serving as a volunteer staff member.
Junior Counselor Program
If you are in high school and you would like to serve at Camp Concordia, please click onto our Junior Counselor page for detailed information and a link to the application process.
Full Season Staff (Internship):
Those who are recent college graduates or students taking time off from college are great candidates for Full Season Staff. Working from Memorial Day weekend through the end of October.
Have you always wanted to work on staff, but cannot commit to a whole summer? Are you interested in serving God by serving others? If you are retired or in high school, consider serving in the fall. The fall season runs from August through October.