Summer 2018 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.


All applicants may click on the Staff Application button above or download this link: Staff Application and and send it to Amy Sowers, Associate Director at or by mail (3200 Mar Lu Ridge Rd. Jefferson, MD 21755). New applicants are required to provide two Reference Forms. *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 stcamp love 414aff 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 Amy Sowers by email ( or by calling the camp office at 301 874 5544.

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 receive certification in CPR/First Aid. Staff Training begins June 6, 2018.