Internships at Miracle Camp

Whether you are looking for a career in camping ministry or not, an internship at Miracle Camp will grow and stretch you immensely while giving you the opportunity to learn a lot about yourself. Internships are available in the following areas:

  • Outdoor Programming
  • Guest Group Services
  • Marketing
  • Professional Photo/Video
  • Food Serv
  • Programming
  • Maintenance

Check out the following tabs for more information!

Program Components

1. Professional Skill Development

During the interview process, you will get a chance to share about your passions and competencies. Based on what you’re looking for and Miracle Camp’s needs, you will be assigned to a primary area of Camp and paired up with a supervisor. You’ll get the chance to work alongside a camping professional who will help you understand and take ownership of the day-to-day operations of Miracle Camp. Whether or not you plan to have a career in camping, you will get the opportunity to learn professional skills and characteristics applicable to any occupation. Get ready to tackle meaningful projects and gain awesome leadership experience. Check out the list of possible areas on the previous tab.

2. Program Delivery and Guest Services

Everything that’s done behind the scenes leads up to serving people. Every intern is responsible for helping Miracle Camp fulfill its commitment to its guests. Christ modeled perfect service to us and he is the motivation for everything we do. We serve guests when we facilitate activities for them, clean their rooms, answer their questions at the front desk, etc.

Lead a group of middle schoolers through our team building initiatives. Set up sound equipment and run tech for a chapel session. Explain and play dodgeball with high schoolers. Lead a group of adults through our high ropes course. Send families down the zip line. Every day is different!

3. Personal and Spiritual Growth

Miracle Camp’s commitment to you is this: to help you grow as a person while you are here. In addition to weekly Bible studies, we will help you learn about your personality, your gifts, and your calling in life. You will have opportunities to learn and reflect as you try to discern what God has in store for your future. Our staff will help you craft your resume and prepare for job interviews to hopefully launch you into a full-time job after your time here!

Timeline

There is no set start date or end date for our internships. Your internship can start at almost any time of year. Simply let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll do our best to work with you. Miracle Camp will ask you to commit upfront to a certain length of time:

  • 6 months
  • 9 months
  • 12 months

Miracle Camp will also give you the option to stay for a second year, depending on Miracle Camp’s needs and your desire.

Benefits

Each intern will receive a salary of $500 per month. An intern staying for a second year will receive $800 per month.

In addition to your salary, the following benefits will also be available to you:

  • Free housing
  • Free meals
  • Free use of Miracle Camp’s laundry facilities
  • Free use of Miracle Camp’s activities (when guests are not using them)

Trips

Miracle Camp will pay for you to go on a few trips every year!

  • CCCA Conference – Michigan Section
    We as a staff go to the Christian Camp and Conference Association sectional each spring.  You’ll get a chance to network with other proffesionals and attend awesome workshops.
  • Church Visits
    Travel with us to some of our partner churches. Help us promote camp to congregations and meet with pastors to see how we can best be serving them.
  • Camp Visits
    We will visit other camps together to broaden our understanding of how camping ministry is being done. Help us see ways that we can make Miracle Camp even better!

Certifications

Miracle Camp will help pay for you to get certified training! Many of these certifications you can get will last longer than a year and can be added to your resume for jobs after Miracle Camp.

  • Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED by the American Red Cross
  • Serve Safe
  • ACCT Level 1 (Adventure Challenge Course Technology)
  • Ministry Safe
  • Others…?

Join Our Team!

You can start the application process by filling out the this form. Once you submit the form, someone from our staff will contact you!

Biblical Focus

We believe that the Bible holds ultimate authority for everything we do. And while Miracle Camp is 100% a business, we are also 100% a ministry. Everything we do as an organization is motivated by the example of Christ. Our work at Camp glorifies God and is done in a spirit of worship.

Purpose

Miracle Camp works to strengthen churches and families. We believe that the church is responsible for spreading the hope of the gospel message to the ends of the earth. We want to do everything we can to come alongside churches and serve their congregations.

Community

Our staff is the heartbeat of our ministry here and one of our most valuable resources. We couldn’t do anything here without an awesome team in place. The staff that we hire are responsible to carry out our mission, serve our guests, and build relationships with people. Ministry happens when we pour into others and walk towards Christ together.