Summer Staff

Are you looking for a summer job that is fun, exciting, and rewarding? Then Big Sandy Camp is the place to look. Summer staff at Big Sandy Camp have the opportunity to touch hearts and change lives with the gospel message of Jesus Christ. In 2017, we are hoping to hire over 40 summer staff to counsel, lead, and connect with campers in northern Minnesota. If you are interested fill out the application below or contact our Program Director, Robert ( or 218-426-3389 x11) for more information.


Core Counselors – $170/week
Program Staff – $160/week
Returning staff – $15 more (max salary of $205)

  • $25 credit in the camp store, good towards the purchase of camp apparel.
  • Accidental insurance, room and board
  • Crown College students receive a $250/semester grant from camp
  • Crown College will match that grant making it a $500 per semester grant ($250 from Big Sandy and $250 from Crown) and as of 2015, the North Central District will also contribute $500 per year for a total of $1500 in grants for the year!
  • The Scholarship from CMA Nyack College is $1200 and the scholarship is no longer subject to any grant/scholarship caps. Please contact Nyack College office for further details and conditions.

Positions Available

  • Activities Coordinator

  • Activity Staff

  • Administrative Assistant

  • Assistant Cooks

  • Chapel Coordinator Video Production

  • Coffee Shop and Store Manager

  • Crafts Instructor

  • Core Counselors

  • Head Counselors

  • Head Lifeguard

  • Lifeguards

  • Maintenance Assistant

  • Petting Farm Instructor

  • Photographer

  • Student Ministry Team Director

  • Waterfront Director