We are always looking for new people who want to be part of Camp Tipton's Ministry. Working at Camp can be a truly life changing experience. Camp Tipton employees are offered valuable experience like no other summer job. College scholarships and competitive pay are available to Camp employees who will be enrolled in college courses in the upcoming school year. We provide food and lodging while working here as well!
Still in high school? No problem! There is still an opportunity for you to serve. Camp employees who are 16 or older are paid in a weekly stipend for their service, and 15 years of age are permitted to work to gain volunteer experience.
Above, you will find our Staff/Volunteer Application.
Download this application, fill it out and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org!
You can mail it: 933 Walker School Rd. Maryville, TN 37803
If you have questions feel free to contact us at (865)257-2288.
Summer Camp Positions
Junior Counselor - Christians that are 16+ that would like to assist senior counselors in day camp. You will learn to lead games, bible studies, crafts, and much more depending on your strengths. You have the option of lodging at camp and meals during the week are provided. 75$ stipend provided weekly. 10 week commitment.
Counselor in Training - Christians that are 15 years of age. Learn to become a junior counselor. Must be hard working and love camp atmosphere. Volunteer position.
Maintenance Worker - Must be 16+ and have a desire to serve your local community. Focuses on upkeep of camp through mowing, weed-eating, and other various activities. 75$ stipend provided weekly and has the option of lodging at camp with meals provided during weekdays.
summer Leadership positions
Day Camp Director - Strong Christian leader that is directly over the day camp counselors and middle schoolers during service weeks. Ensures that day camp activities/field trips are planned and coordinated with each weeks themes. This person is the point of contact with parents during summer and ensures general safety of campers. 10 week commitment. Must be able to able to be in the heat for long periods of time. We can provide housing/food on the weekdays during your stay.
Middle School Camp Director - Strong Christian leader that is directly in charge of planning the curriculum for middle school adventure weeks. Must be knowledgeable and passionate about outdoor activities such as trekking, kayaking, rock climbing, and other various outdoor skills. This is a 5 week commitment. We can provide housing/food the weekdays during your stay.
Senior Counselor - Growing Christian leaders that are confident with leading day camp activities. This includes outdoor games, crafts, bible studies, and more. Assists day camp director in planning curriculum and helps teach junior counselors and counselors in training how to lead children. Must be 17+ and graduated from high school. This position is our most pivotal growth role and are required to stay on site. 10 week commitment. Must be hard working and able to stay on site in cabins. Most weeknights are spent with mission teams worshipping or fellowshipping or planned activities as a staff with director. Food/lodging provided during weeks. This position is partnered with Americorps/TCAC and is paid through a biweekly stipend with a college scholarship awarded at the end of the 10 weeks.