• Counsel one cabin of 3-6 campers
  • Lead cabin devotions
  • Help cabin members perform bathroom/kitchen/cabin cleanup
  • Guide campers on hikes
  • Enforce camp rules and schedule
  • Assist director in facilitating activities
  • Participate in camp activities when appropriate


  • Must be certified in First Aid and CPR
  • Must be prepared to administer first aid at all times (including hikes)
  • Keep and dispense all camper medications
  • Accompany campers on all hikes

Bus Driver:

  • Up-to-date commercial driver’s license (CDL) required
  • Drive campers from First Mennonite Church to Camp Palisades and back
  • Drive campers from the camp to trailheads, Palisades Reservoir, whitewater rafting launch site, etc.

Camp Work Day Volunteers:

  • Cut down trees as necessary
  • Cut and carry logs for firewood
  • Sweep cabins and spray with Clorox
  • Clean, sanitize, and organize the lodge
  • Maintain and install appliances
  • Possibly build new cabins, add-ons, etc.
  • Repair fences around property perimeter
  • Mow weeds along trails and open areas

Camp work day is different every year, depending on what needs to be done. Come prepared to help anywhere.