Immerse Discipleship & Internship Experience

Desire a deeper relationship with God?

Interested in taking a gap-year to redefine and redirect the next steps toward your future?

Want to grow in your leadership abilities and gain valuable work experience?

Interested in using your skills and degree plan in year-round camp ministry?

Purpose: The Immerse Experience at Camp of the Hills are designed to equip young adults with a deeper understanding of Christ-centered leadership through the development of professional skills, hands-on ministry opportunities, and intentional discipleship within a Christian camp environment. This occurs through behind-the-scenes work, up-front leadership opportunities, interactions with campers and guests, mentoring relationships, and working alongside Camp staff and volunteers with a shared purpose and vision.

Time Frame: Full year, 10-month, or semester-long commitments (Semester commitments are only available in accordance with a semester internship requirement or in accordance with online studies.)

Content: There are four tracks with different experiences and expectations. Each track is designed to challenge participants spiritually, vocationally, and personally while gaining practical work and ministry experience. See descriptions of each track below.

Financial and Lodging Arrangements: All participants reside on camp property in communal or semi-communal accommodations. Program costs,  financial aid, living stipends, or salaries are dependent upon the participants’ program track.

Process and Deadlines for Session beginning Fall 2022:

Online application and the scholarship application (if applicable) submitted by: Sun. July 31

Participant interview completed by: Wed. Aug 10

Acceptance will be decided & confirmed with the participants by Mon. Aug 15

All paperwork and agreements must be submitted by: Sun. Aug 21 

Move-in Dates: Sept 4-5 

Participant orientation & first official day: Tues. Sept 6

TRACK 1

Pre-College

  • 18-19 years old
  • between high-school and college/vocation
  • looking to grow in their spiritual life and build life skills before moving on to college or the workplace.

TRACK 2

Gap-Year

  • 19-20 years old
  • initial college experience/credits
  • looking to take a gap year/step away from their studies to refocus, decide next steps, strengthen their faith, gain work experience, etc.

TRACK 3

Internship – College Credit

  • 20+ years old
  • university junior/seniors
  • official internship required/useful for completing degree plan
  • wanting to build skills in their field while also serving in a ministry/camp setting

TRACK 4

Internship – Work Experience

  • 21+ years old
  • recent college graduates
  • gain work experience while using your degree to serve in a ministry/camp setting.
  • build up resumes/portfolios after graduation to prepare for next steps into a full time career.

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