Employment Opportunities

2023 Summer Staff Information

Are you or is someone you know a passionate and adventurous person looking to make a difference in the lives of youth? If so, we have the perfect, life-changing and rewarding experience for you! Being a summer counselor at Bear Creek Camp will give you a summer you will never forget where you will get to make life-long friends, impact youths’ lives, and live on almost 3,000 acres of God’s creation. If you have any questions about becoming part of our Summer Staff, please contact Kaitlyn Blend.


  • Applicants must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants should be able to commit to working the full camp season (June 4th- August 12th)
  • Applicants should be able and excited to work with kids from 1st grade through seniors in high school
  • Applications should be submitted online as soon as possible, but will be accepted until May 2nd

Accomodations and Information:

  • Weekly salary
  • Housing for the entire summer
  • Laundry facilities
  • Meals provided Sunday dinner through Friday dinner
  • Weekends off from Friday after dinner to Sunday afternoon

2023 Summer Staff Application Online

Summer Cook

Bear Creek Camp is looking for a Summer Cook to serve in the role of providing hospitality through food to campers, staff, and guests. The initial offered position is part-time, hourly from June-August. Salary range of $14-$16/hour depending on experience.
The ideal candidate would have cooking experience for medium to large groups; ability to work with kitchen manager and other kitchen/camp staff; be willing to participate in hands-on training; and a heart for serving youth and the camp through food service. Criminal and abuse clearances are required.
The right candidate could expand the role to include providing food service support for off-season (September- May) weekend and weekday groups.

Please see the job description for all details.
Please send all resumes or inquires to: bccamp@bearcreekcamp.org

Part-Time/Seasonal Naturalist

Do you have a love for the outdoors and sharing your environmental knowledge with others? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Part-Time/Seasonal Naturalist is responsible for developing, implementing and marketing environmental education programs for children and adults. The Naturalist works in the Nature Center, on Bear Creek Camp property under a wide range of weather conditions and terrains, and in schools and other off-site indoor and outdoor locations. Schedule varies based on Bear Creek Camp needs.
Please find the Naturalist Application here.
Please send all applications or inquires to: Denise Abrams

Bear Creek Camp is not currently hiring for any open positions. Please check back later for any openings.

Executive Director Position

Please see the job description for all details.
Please send all resumes or inquires to: jobs@bearcreekcamp.org

Associate Director

Bear Creek Camp is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Director. The successful candidate will oversee all programs offered by BCC and will be heavily involved in the day to day operations of the site as well as having many other responsibilities and tasks. To apply you must be fun, hospitable, love people, kids and Jesus! Please see the complete job description here. Interested candidates may email a cover letter and resume to Dan Scharnhorst.

Bear Creek Camp is seeking a Property Manager.

This is a full-time year round position overseeing the maintenance and upkeep of our nearly 3,000 acre site.
Please see the job description for more detail.
Cover letter and resumes will be accepted until September 25, 2014.
Property Manager Job Description

Send to:
Dan Scharnhorst – Executive Director
Bear Creek Camp
PO Box 278
Bear Creek PA 18602
Email dan@bearcreekcamp.org

We are looking for a few different positions here for Summer 2016:
DSC04483Counselor (Eligible for College-aged)
Junior Counselor (Eligible for just-graduated from High School Seniors) The Junior Counselor program will include one week of training before the summer starts and at least a 4 week commitment for the summer (you can work all 8 weeks if you would like to!)
Kitchen Staff (Eligible for just-graduated from High School Seniors or College-aged)
If you are interested, simply download and fill out the APPLICATION and you may be on your way to a great summer here at Bear Creek Camp!