Summer Staff FAQs

Will I Get Paid?

YES! We pay a daily rate which depends on your previous camp experience. The total amount you receive per summer tends to follow this approximate structure:

  • 1st Summer: $2000
  • 2nd Summer: $2200
  • 3rd Summer: $2400
  • 4th Summer and beyond: $2600
  • Unit Leaders: $3000.

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!

What is the Schedule for the Summer?

We will have three days of training for all Summer Staff on select Saturdays in May. These will be May 15th, May 22nd, and May 29th. We will have two weeks of training starting the evening of May 31st. Our staff training is vital to the success of our summer. The ability to attend all of training is required for you to be considered for our summer staff. Week one of summer camp begins June 13th. The summer ends on Friday, August 13th with an amazing summer staff party to celebrate all God has done in and through us.
  • May 15: Staff Training Saturday
  • May 22: Staff Training Saturday
  • May 29: Staff Training Saturday
  • May 31 — June 4: Staff Training Week 1
  • June 7 — June 11: Staff Training Week 2
  • June 13 — June 18: Week 1 Grace Week
  • June 20 — June 25: Week 2 Middle School
  • June 27 — July 2: Week 3 Elementary
  • July 4 — July 9: Week 4 High School
  • July 11 — July 16: Week 5 Middle School
  • July 18 — July 23: Week 6 Elementary
  • July 25 — July 30: Week 7 Middle School
  • August 1 — August 6: Week 8 Middle School
  • August 8 — August 13: Week 9 Elementary/Middle School

Where Is Camp 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 to Sunday early afternoon. In addition, you will 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 summer?

During your online application, you will have the opportunity to rank your top five 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?

Check out our 2019 Weekly Videos on YouTube and a Typical Camp Carl Day.
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8054 Calvin RoadRavenna, OH 44266