Summer 2017 Applications are available below! Applications received before May 15 are guaranteed to be considered for staff. Later applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
New applicants should also provide two Reference Forms. All applicants may click on the Staff Application button or download this link: Staff Application and and send it to Karl Muhlbach, Associate director at email@example.com or by mail 3200 Mar Lu Ridge Rd. Jefferson, MD 21755. *You do not need a reference form if you are a returning staff member.*
Counselors and staff have a tremendous influence on a camper’s experience. Our staff have a great opportunity to develop their faith, leadership, and transferable skills in a supportive Christian community. A summer on the mountain as a Mar-Lu-Ridge staff member is rewarding, exciting, and life-changing. Go to our testimonials page to hear from former staff members.
Summer Staff Descriptions & Process
Please click the links below for detailed descriptions on the following summer staff positions. All positions are residential through the entire summer. For further information, contact Karl Muhlbach by email using firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the camp office at 301 874 5544.
- Traditional Counselor
- Counselor & High Ropes Guide
- Adventure Counselor
- Staff in Training Counselor
- Program Coordinator
- Day Camp Director
- Arts and Crafts Director
- Environmental Education Director
Each staff person goes through a detailed interview/hiring process (including fingerprinting and criminal background checks) and all are required to attend the intensive 11-day orientation in order to ensure a safe and fun experience for all of our campers. All staff members review safety regulations during their training programs and many receive certification in CPR/First Aid. Staff Training begins June 7, 2017.