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Online Re-Application

  Camp Wakonda hires 60-70 summer staff each year. If you are interested in working at camp, follow the simple instructions below.
Complete Your Application Online
We are now using UltraCamp to complete all of our applications online. The link to our online application will take you to our UltraCamp sign-in and registration page where you will create an account and apply. With the information you have given we will do our best to match our needs with your abilities and interests.
Distribute References
The new application process will reqest an email address and will send the form directly to your reference. You are able to resend the reference request if need with the click of a button and the person giving you the reference can easily submit the form online. No busy fax numbers and no long post office lines.

Note: References must be filled out and returned before your application can be processed.
Arrange for an Interview
A personal interview is necessary to be considered for employment. Most applicants should have their interview at the college or academy during the recruiting  days. If this is not possible please contact the camp director and he will schedule an in-person or phone interview.


A Camp Wakonda staff member is:
1. Committed to loving and serving Jesus Christ.

2. Focused on loving young people and showing them in an
    attractive manner.

3. Flexible and willing to serve in any area of camp as needed.

4. A team player - willing to work with others to achieve the goal
    of providing a positive Christian atmosphere.

5. Aware that safety - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is the
    highest priority of each parent who entrusts their child to us.

For more information, contact camp director Eric Chavez at: (806) 341-2005, or Email Eric Chavez.
“Camp is a great place to learn. I came to camp to learn to rely on God, not myself. I can tell He is really working here.”
- Kalli Jardin, Girls Director

"I think there’s nothing better that I could do to prepare me and keep me in shape spiritually for ministry. There’s really not a better summer I could have."
- David Ward, Guys Counselor

"When I was a camper, being a staff looked like fun. Now I’m a staff and it is fun. Camp is my favorite place in the whole world.”
- Jessica Buchholz, Lifeguard

Blind Camp
All Ages
June 28 - July 4, 2017

Junior Camp
Ages 7-10
July 4-July 9, 2017

Tween Camp
Ages 11-13
July 9-16, 2017

Teen Camp
Ages 13-17
July 16-23, 2017

Family Camp 1
All Ages
July 23-30, 2017

Family Camp 2
All Ages
July 30-Aug 6, 2017