Volunteer staff applications for Summer 2019 are now closed. If you have questions about serving on staff, please contact Crystal Jones.
Things to Know
Staff are expected to be fully present from Saturday morning at 9:30am to the following Friday morning at approximately 10:00am. If you cannot be present for the entire time, you cannot serve on staff. There will be no exceptions. At the beginning of the session, staff will meet at 9:30am at Greensboro Elementary School which is located at 1801 South Street, Greensboro, AL, 36744. Please come to the rear entrance via State Street.
On the final Friday of the session, staff will leave from Greensboro Elementary School at approximately 10:00am.
Click the button below for the staff packing list. Please remember that the items listed aren't just recommendations - you'll really need everything on this list!
Volunteer staff members must be at least 16 years old. Former campers can apply to be a Counselor in Training (CIT) when 15 years old.
During the session, staff serve as small group leaders, shepherding 8-10 campers throughout the daily activities.
Staff's top priority is to ensure their campers' safety and wellbeing.
After the camp day, staff clean the school and prepare for the next day. They also attend a daily staff meeting.
Each evening ends with worship.
Staff must be present for the entire session including staff training and the closing service. If you cannot be present for the entire time, you cannot serve on staff. No exceptions will be made.
Pre-Camp Staff Training
Staff arrive on Saturday morning and spend the weekend getting to know one another and learning about their role.
Staff stay at Greensboro Elementary School where we hold camp.
Boys and girls have separate sleeping spaces, and everyone sleeps on air mattresses. If you do not have an air mattress, one will be provided.
Staff shower in the school locker rooms.
Staff eat breakfast, lunch, and their first snack with the campers. After the camp day, staff have another staff and dinner together. Dinner is provided by churches and groups from around the state.
Summer 2019 Dates
Coming soon! Staff applications will open in January.
There is no cost associated with serving on staff, but donations are always welcome.
The Episcopal Diocese of Alabama welcomes and affirms all because God welcomes and affirms all, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, ability, financial means, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. For us, welcome means ensuring that each person’s dignity is honored and affirmation means safeguarding all persons as unconditional and equal members of the body of Christ.
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