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Seeking a Summer of Significance?

Camp Twin Lakes is looking for passionate young adults to join our Summer Program Staff in 2025!

Live and work at Camp as you facilitate and lead impactful programs, activities, and experiences for children and teens of all ability levels.

Under the direction of our year-round professional staff, Summer Program Staff develop essential career skills and lifelong connections while working alongside diverse groups of campers, volunteers, and staff members.

Summer 2024 applications have closed.

join our STAFF waiting list!

Email Camp’s Recruitment Coordinator: [email protected]

Summer Staff Stories

See what former Summer Program Staff have to say about their experience at Camp Twin Lakes
and learn how it impacted their careers in healthcare, business, and more!

Daniel O’Meara, MD

Pediatric Cardiology Fellow

Camp fostered my growth in leadership, communication, compassion, teamwork, and problem-solving. All skills required of a physician daily.”

Whitney Venzant

Patient & Family Experience Specialist

During my three years on staff, the lessons learned, and experiences I had propelled me into fulfilling roles that I would not have been in otherwise.”

Thomas Boyer

College Student

My summer staff experience gave me so many opportunities to safely practice speaking more freely and try out leadership roles, which really grew my confidence.”

Lesley Ehmer

Senior Logistics Analyst

“My summers at Camp helped me learn how to best collaborate among diverse groups of people. It gives me an edge at a global company.”

build your resume As you live & work in a fun outdoor environment

Get paid to work in a rewarding and high-value role at a nationally recognized organization

Staff housing and daily meals provided at no cost to you

Free trainings & certifications (like lifeguarding, CPR, first aid, ropes course, and more!)

– Expand your critical thinking, problem solving, and oral communication skills

Network with medical clinicians, child-life experts, nonprofit professionals, and others

– Learn to lead others through group facilitation and become an ace at public-speaking

– Receive technical learning of pediatric illnesses, disabilities, and trauma-informed care practices

– Increase your understanding, awareness, empathy for, and appreciation of diverse groups

Form international connections with staff from around the globe

Fulfill internship requirements and earn academic credit

Find Your Path & Master Skills

Find your passion and become an expert leader in that program area at Camp. No prior experience necessary!

Love to inspire creativity in others?

Help campers realize their creative potential as you lead woodworking, ceramics, drumming, improv, and coordinate magical talent shows.

Calling all current + aspiring lifeguards!

Keep your head on a swivel and ensure the safety of our campers during water-based activities. And yes, this job comes with a super loud and commanding whistle.

Hype up on higher ground.

Master the ropes course and help campers conquer climbing while you reach new heights. Help others learn the ropes at Camp — literally.

Grow a greener thumb!

Spend the season tending our gardens and caring for animals as you unearth the secrets of sustainable agriculture. Our goats, donkeys, and alpacas can’t wait to meet you!

Is “anywhere outside” your favorite place to be?

Grow closer with nature as you master essential camping skills. Cook over a fire, learn the environment, and forge your own path at Camp.

Hot to trot? We’ve got the spot.

Rule the riding ring and help instruct amazing horseback experiences with adaptive equipment that makes it fun for everyone to ride.

want to learn more? We’re here to help!

Email Camp’s Recruitment Coordinator: [email protected]

FAQ

Yes. Meals, snacks, and staff housing are provided at no cost to Summer Program Staff.

Summer Program Staff live in dedicated cabins shared with 2-3 other staff members. All staff cabins feature air conditioning, bedroom furniture, bathrooms, showers, closet space, and other necessities.

No. Summer Program Staff employment requires a minimum commitment of 6 weeks.

Yes. Summer Program Staff receive a half-day each Friday and a full day off on Saturdays.

Summer Program Staff assist campers from 6 to 17 years of age.

Yes. All Summer Program Staff have access to an onsite laundry facility.

Yes. All Camp Twin Lakes campuses are located within an hour drive from Atlanta and Athens.

No. There are activity areas and resting spots that are located indoors, but you’ll spend most of your day outside with campers!

There are nightly scheduled events, such as campfires, camp-wide games, and group activities that you will participate in.