Standard Internship: $250 per week
Certain internship positions are required to work summer staff contracts during the summer of their internship. Summer staff contracts include housing and meals and require six day work weeks.
College Graduate Internships: $325 per week
Certain internships are available only to college graduates who are selected through the normal application process. The internship areas are Youth Programming, Recreation, Environmental Education & Management.
Interns will be involved in hands-on projects and areas of responsibility that will enable them to build a credible job experience and further career discernment.
Dormitory style lodging is available on-site. Dormitory lodging costs are $160 per month and include lodging, electricity, water, sewer, and garbage. Interns living off the grounds may do so at their expense and with prior permission. During summer contract, lodging is included.
Meals are available for a very modest price from the Camp whenever the kitchen is serving large enough groups. Each dormitory comes with a full kitchen for food preparation. During summer contract period, meals are included.
The Intern program runs October to September of the following year. Some modification of schedule may be possible. For those desiring employment starting in the summer through the summer of the following year, please include this in your application. Summer staff ministry enables you to receive maximum benefit from your internship year.
Please contact us with any questions at 1-800-228-6724.
Overview of the Year
The exact schedule for each intern varies according to the work flow in their area of concentration. Schedules and daily priorities are determined by the field supervisor in concert with both the needs of the Camp and the learning goals of the intern. Below is a general overview of how the year flows.
Interns focus on an area of concentration as well as contribute to the front-lines ministry of Warm Beach Camp. Front-lines work may include accommodations, food services, recreation, receptionist, assisting with camp programs, setting up for The Lights of Christmas, and more. Weekly Bible study and interns classes are provided. Intern classes cover a range of professional development topics related to Christian Camping, camp management, program development, and leadership.
Late November- first week of January
Interns will support The Lights of Christmas. Various types of work involving decorating, setting up scenes & sets, coordinating volunteer work groups, serving as event staff in December, and assisting with take down. The Lights of Christmas is a one-on-a-kind holiday festival that offers many varieties of experiential learning opportunities.
January - early June
Interns will focus on an area of concentration as well as contribute to the front-lines ministry of Warm Beach Camp. Weekly Bible study and intern classes continue. An intern retreat occurs for the purpose of spiritual formation and vocational discernment. Professional development classes include topics such as finance/budgeting, supervision, marketing, team-building, and human resource management.
Mid-June - September
Interns will participate in a leadership role in the summer ministry of Warm Beach Camp. The position depends upon the person's area of concentration and the needs of the Camp. The purpose of this phase of the work is to allow an intern to implement the skills and understanding developed through the course of the year. Following a summer of ministry, interns will assist with early Fall programs and participate in evaluation of summer program success.