12-15 month internship. Start date is negotiable but we are aiming for the week of September 17. Includes housing, utilities, meals (when served to camp guests) and weekly pay. This 12-15 month internship is focused on camping career development. Key focus areas of learning include hospitality/retreat management, children/youth ministry and development, administrative management, event planning, program and partnership development, and ACA policy review. In this role, you will participate in and learn about all that happens in the non-summer seasons of camping ministry life. You will also learn about designing programs and teaching staff effective leadership skills in relation to mission and goals. Based on your skills and program design, you will play a leadership role for the summer camp season as well. Interns will live in a Christian camp community which prays, worships, plays, and works with one another. Additional mentoring from seasoned camp professionals will help prepare you for your career in camping or other ministry fields.
About Chestnut Ridge Camp and Retreat Center
Chestnut Ridge Camp & Retreat Center is a non-profit, ACA accredited, co-ed summer camp associated with the United Methodist Church. Chestnut Ridge is located in Efland, NC, and offers day and overnight camps for campers in K – 12th grade.June 10-Aug. 24, 2018. One-week sessions. ACA-accredited, non-profit camp associated with the United Methodist Church. Activities include horseback riding, canoeing, zip-line, farming, high ropes, mountain biking, basketball, cooking, crafts, archery, and more.