Summer Camp Director

Date Posted: January 22, 2024
Hours Per Week: 10-15
Raleigh's Place
Clanton, AL, USA
Job Type: Ministry Director,Non-Profit/Parachurch/Missions
Other Details

Camp 1:27 is a vibrant and faith-based Christian summer camp dedicated to providing a transformative and memorable experience for campers of all ages. What makes our camp unique is that our campers are currently in the foster care system or have been adopted. Nestled in the heart of Clanton, AL, our camp offers a safe environment where campers can grow spiritually, connect with nature, and build lifelong friendships. We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Camp Director to lead our team and oversee the operation of our camp.

Job Description:

As the Camp Director, you will play a pivotal role in creating a nurturing and spiritually enriching environment for campers and staff alike. You will be responsible for the overall management, planning, and execution of the summer camp program. Your leadership will help campers deepen their faith, build character, and have a memorable summer camp experience.

Key Responsibilities:

Spiritual Leadership:

  • Foster a Christ-centered environment that encourages campers and staff to grow in their faith.
  • Plan and lead daily devotional and worship sessions.
  • Ensure that the camp’s activities and values align with Christian principles.

Program Development:

  • Develop and oversee a diverse range of camp activities, including Bible studies, outdoor adventures, arts and crafts, and team-building exercises.
  • Create a well-rounded schedule that meets the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of campers.
  • Implement safety protocols and ensure a secure camp environment.

Staff Management:

  • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise camp counselors and support staff.
  • Provide ongoing support, guidance, and mentorship to staff to ensure they fulfill their roles effectively.
  • Foster a positive team culture.

Camper Engagement:

  • Build positive relationships with campers and their families.
  • Address camper concerns and mediate any conflicts that may arise.
  • Organize and oversee special events and themed activities.


  • Manage camp budgets, finances, and resources efficiently.
  • Handle registration, camper records, and other administrative tasks.
  • Communicate regularly with parents, guardians, and/or social workers.


  • A strong personal commitment to the Christian faith.
  • Previous experience in camp management or a related field is preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • CPR and First Aid certification (or willingness to obtain).
  • A passion for working with children and youth.


  • Competitive salary and accommodations (if applicable).
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of young people.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • A supportive and faith-based work environment.

How To Apply

To apply for the position of Camp Director at Camp 1:27, please submit your resume, a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and your commitment to the Christian faith, and contact information for three professional references.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2024

Please send your application materials to [email protected].

Raleigh’s Place is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Join us in “Living the Gospel by Loving the Fatherless” by creating a meaningful and faith-filled summer camp experience for children and teenagers. Your leadership can make a lasting difference in their lives.