Staff FAQs

Summer Staff FAQs

Will I get paid?

YES! We pay a daily rate which depends on your previous camp experience and position. A full summer contract of 12 weeks for a new summer staff members pay approx. $2,000. It can go as high as $2,600 for the summer.

Who do you hire?

You must love kids, love Jesus, and love community! We look for positive, enthusiastic, fun loving people to speak into the next generation! You must be patient, flexible and have a strong work ethic!

When does camp start and end?

Our summer staff training starts on Monday, May 20th for all Unit Leaders and May 22 for all other summer staff. Training ends on June 7th. Our first week of summer camp starts on Sunday, June 9th. The 9 weeks of summer camp is over on Friday, Aug. 9th. Also on the evening of Friday, Aug. 9th we will have our incredible Summer Staff Banquet & Party!

When is Staff Training?

May 20—21 Unit Leaders Only
May 22—24 All Summer Staff
May 28—June 2 All Summer Staff
June 4—7 All Summer Staff

Where is Camp Carl located?

Camp Carl is located at 8054 Calvin Rd. Ravenna, OH, 44266 right next to West Branch State Park. We are 30 minutes east of Akron, Ohio.

Can I get College Internship Credit?

YES! I want to find out more. Click here.

I have a hilarious cowboy costume. Can I bring it with me?

Giddy Up! You will fit right in! We will have themed nights 4 evenings of each week. Be prepared to go all out each night!

Do I get time off?

Yes, absolutely! Each week you will be off from Friday evening til Sunday early afternoon. In addition, you get one night off anytime during the summer. You also have the option of taking an entire week off. However, this week off will be unpaid.

Do I have to pay for housing and food or is that included?

No. We pay for your meals and your housing! For those out of town staff, you will also be able to stay at camp for the weekend. Many out of town staff spend the weekends with summer staff that live local.

Will I get to CHOOSE what I’ll be doing for the summer?

During your on-line application, you will have the opportunity to rank your top one or two positions. We will work closely with you during the interview process to narrow down your position by understanding your passions and gifting.

What’s a typical day like at Camp Carl?

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