Session Staff Positions (ages 17 and up)

Counselors

This is the job most think about when considering working at a Christian summer camp. Counselors are the ‘hands-on’ part of the camp staff and are responsible for the spiritual, physical, emotional, and social well being of 12-14 campers each week.

  • Senior Counselor – Senior Counselors are responsible for directing the campers in their cabin living morning and evening. The Senior Counselor will be in charge of nightly cabin devotions and handling spiritual decisions made by the campers. The Senior Counselor will also teach a skill class activity during the day. When paired with a Junior Counselor, the Senior Counselor leads the Junior Counselor as they work together to lead their campers. When paired with another Senior Counselor, the two senior counselors work in a ‘co-counselor’ relationship and share the senior counselor responsibilities. Must be 18 years old or older and at least 1 year of college is preferred.
  • Junior Counselor – Junior Counselors assist the Senior Counselor in all cabin responsibilities including directing the campers in their cabin living morning and evening, assisting with and occasionally leading cabin devotions under the direction and supervision of the senior counselor, and assisting with a recreational skill class each day. Must be 17 years old or older.

Support Staff

Support Staff keep the camp running smoothly both in conducting our program and working behind the scenes. Some have more direct contact with campers than others, but all have the opportunity to daily interact with campers to some degree. Support Staff members need to have a servant’s heart, a strong work ethic, and to enjoy working with one another.

  • Program Director (PD)
    • Coordinates both the recreational and spiritual programs under the supervision of the Summer Camp Director and the Summer Staff Director.
    • Leads the rest of the Program Team who all work together to accomplish the summer program.
    • Is a servant leader to the campers and other summer staff members.
    • Supervises summer staff in all program aspects.
    • Must be 20 years old or older.
  • Worship Leader (WL)
    • Responsible for organizing, performing, and leading the music program.
    • Leads singing during daily afternoon worship and each evening during campfire.
    • Manages the camp band (made up of other summer staff).
    • Assists the Program Director with facilitating the summer camp program.
    • Must be 18 years old or older and at least one year of college is preferred.
  • Adventure Challenge Course Manager (ADV MGR, ACM)
    • Manages the challenge course elements and supervises summer ropes facilitators.
    • Assists the Program Director with facilitating the summer camp program.
    • Must be 18 years old or older and at least one year of college is preferred.
  • Head Boat Driver/Cable Park Manager (HBD/CPM)
    • Supervises the boat drivers and/or the cable park operators.
    • Assists in training other drivers and operators, oversees them during the summer, and teaches a skill class activity (waterskiing or wakeboarding or both).
    • Assists the Program Director with facilitating the summer camp program.
    • Must be 18 years or older and at least one year of college is preferred.
  • Media/AV Technician
    • Responsible for the audio/visual/technical needs of the camp program.
    • Takes and edits videos and photos to be used for various program and promotional needs, including creating a weekly camp video and compiling daily photos.
    • Assists the Program Director with facilitating the summer camp program.
    • Must be fluent with both Mac and PC as well as familiar with Final Cut Pro software.
    • Must be 18 years old or older and at least one year of college is preferred.
  • Media Assistant
    • Assists the Media Technician with the audio/visual/technical needs of the camp program.
    • Takes and edits videos and photos to be used for various program and promotional needs, including creating a weekly camp video and compiling daily photos.
    • Must be fluent with both Mac and PC as well as familiar with Final Cut Pro software.
    • Must be 17 years old or older.
  • Head Lifeguard (HLG) – 
    • Supervises the other lifeguards and maintains a safe environment in the swimming areas.
    • Assists in training and supervising lifeguards, including coordinating daily staff schedule assignments.
    • Assists the Program Director with facilitating the summer camp program.
    • Must have a current lifeguard certification from a recognized provider and at least two years of lifeguard experience.
    • Must be 18 years old or older and at least one year of college is preferred.
  • Camp Store Manager (CSM)
    • Operates the camp store and snack shop smoothly and efficiently, including taking inventory and re-stocking, friendly sales to campers and parents, maintaining camper and staff financial records, and daily cleaning.
    • Assists office staff in collecting camper and staff spending money on Sundays and returning unspent money to campers at the end of each week.
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and able to quickly learn camp’s software system.
    • Must be 18 years old or older and at least one year of college is preferred.
  • Work Crew Leader (WCL)
    • Responsible for the discipleship and supervision of the Work Crew (see below for Work Crew Member details).
    • Organizes and coordinates the Work Crew (12-14 members) to accomplish daily cleaning and program tasks.
    • Is a self-starter, takes initiative, and is able to lead a daily Bible study for the Work Crew.
    • Understands the primary focus of this position is the discipleship of the Work Crew Members.
    • Must be 19 years old or older and at least one year of college is preferred.
  • Head Wrangler
    • Develops and supervises the entire horse program, including leading/overseeing Horsemanship skill classes, trail rides, and the rodeo.
    • Responsible for all horse and tack maintenance and the daily care/cleanliness of the barn, corral, and arena areas.
    • Must be 18 years old or older and at least one year of college is preferred.
  • Assistant Wrangler
    • Assists the Head Wrangler with supervising the horse program, including Horsemanship skill classes, trail rides, and the rodeo.
    • Assists the Head Wrangler with all horse and take maintenance and the daily care/cleanliness of the barn, corral, and arena areas.
    • Leads some of the Horsemanship classes.
    • Must be 18 years old or older.
  • Teen Assistant Wrangler
    • Assists the Head Wrangler with supervising the teen horse program, including teen rodeo practice, trail rides, and the rodeo.
    • Assists the Head Wrangler with all horse and take maintenance and the daily care/cleanliness of the barn, corral, and arena areas.
    • Assists in other areas of the teem camp program when teens are not using horses and may be trained in other activity areas as needed.
    • Must be 18 years old or older.
  • Junior Wrangler
    • Assists both the Head and Assistant wranglers with the horse program and horse maintenance.
    • Primarily responsible for horse maintenance (feeding, grooming, and saddling).
    • Must be 17 years old or older.
  • Activity Leader (AL)
    • Leads a recreational skill class activity and assists with behind-the-scenes tasks of the camp program.
    • Helps with the daily set-up and tear-down of activities.
    • Helps facilitate evening program activities and other tasks around camp such as cleaning the dining hall after meals.
    • Will be trained in counseling responsibilities, as they are the “go-to” person when someone is needed to fill in for a counselor.
    • Must be 18 years old or older and at least one year of college is preferred.
  • Health Care Assistant (HCA)
    • Oversees and attends to the medical needs of campers and staff in accordance with the standing orders of the camp doctor and the Health Dept. of the State of Texas.
    • Responsible to the Health Care Administrator and will receive First Responder certification from the American Red Cross.
    • Must be 18 years old or older, have a current US driver’s license, and at least one year of college is preffered.
  • Head Cook
    • Works closely with the Food Service Director to lead meal preparation and serving for their specific kitchen and camp program.
    • Organizes and supervises all kitchen staff as they prepare and serve meals.
    • Is capable of using or being trained to use the fryers, mixers, grill, and all other kitchen appliances.
    • Must be 18 years old or older and previous camp kitchen experience is preferred.
  • Assistant Cook (AC)
    • Assists the Food Service Director and Head Cooks with meal preparation and serving.
    • Is capable of using or being trained to use the fryers, mixers, grill, and all other kitchen appliances.
    • Assists in supervising the Kitchen Assistant and Work Crew Members in the kitchen.
    • Must be 18 years old or older.
  • Kitchen Assistant (KA)
    • Assists the Food Service Director, Head Cooks, and Assistant Cooks with meal preparation, serving, and cleaning.
    • Serves directly under the supervision of an Assistant Cook.
    • 17 years old or older is preferred.
  • Head of Kitchen Maintenance (HKM)
    • Supervises all personnel involved in washing of utensils/dishes/glasses/kitchen equipment, mopping the kitchen and bathrooms regularly, and disposing of garbage (both from the kitchen and entire camp ground).
    • Responsible for moving food and supplies to picnic areas for meals away from the dining hall as well as putting groceries in the proper storage areas when they arrive by truck.
    • Must be 18 years old or older.
  • Kitchen Maintenance Assistant (KMA)
    • Works under the direction of the Head of Kitchen Maintenance to stock food and clean kitchen equipment.
    • Operates the dish washing machine after each meal and assures utensils/dishes/glasses are cleaned properly.
    • Assists in organizing silverware, stacking dishes, and other duties as needed.
    • 17 years old or older is preferred.
  • Grounds/Maintenance Assistant
    • Works under the direction of one of our Full Time Maintenance Staff.
    • Is a self-starter, shows initiative, and sees all tasks through to completion.
    • No experience required, but must be a hard worker with an aptitude for mechanics and willingness to learn.
    • Must be at least 18 years old in order to be trained to operate certain equipment.

Work Crew (ages 16 and up)

  • Work Crew Member
    • Works together under the direction of the Work Crew Leaders to accomplish daily tasks.
    • Tasks include (but are not limited to) regular cleaning of meeting areas and restrooms, preparing and serving meals, washing dishes, participating in Bible Drama, setting up games, etc.
    • Participates in daily seminars with a Full Time Staff member.
    • Serves a 3-week Work Crew Term.
  • Wranglers’ Assistant
    • Works under the direction of the Wranglers to accomplish the horse program and horse maintenance.
    • Primarily responsible for helping with horse maintenance (feeding, grooming, saddling, etc.)
    • This position is a 3-week term.

Note: Frontier Camp does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.