Summer Staff

Summer Staff 2022!

Who we are looking for…

Portage Lake Covenant Bible Camp is accepting applications for the 2021 summer staff. PLCBC hires between 35 and 40 men and women who are committed to ministry and service. Positions include support staff, leadership, and counseling. All staff members must be willing to jump into any role as well! Portage Lake is looking for people who are hardworking, ethical, fun, real, and most importantly have a genuine love for God.

Who we are…

Portage Lake Covenant Bible Camp is a community that is committed to providing a positive Christian environment for children, families, and young adults.  We believe that our unique camp setting is ideal in providing campers an opportunity not only to come and learn about God, but most importantly to experience the unconditional love of Jesus Christ.  It is our desire that all who come to Portage Lake are met with exciting and well organized activities, authentic fellowship, and fun!  Knowing this, we emphasize relevant messages, age-appropriate activities, and truth.  Our hope is that Portage Lake is an uplifting and integral part of each camper’s development.


Our Hiring Philosophy

Portage Lake is looking for people who live a life full of love for God and for others.  We hire individuals who aim for holiness and are committed to the pursuit of truth.  We believe that a staff member’s most important characteristic is a desire to tell others of the life-changing love of Christ and their desire to serve others.

Summer Staff 2022 Job Descriptions:


Program Coordinator Waterfront Director Maintenance Lead
SWIM Team Director Ropes Director Maintenance Staff
Worship Director Media Assistant Counseling Staff
Trips Director Canteen and Cool Beans Director Kitchen Lead JD
Arts and Crafts Director Office and Nurse Assistant Kitchen Staff JD


How to Apply

Click here to apply online!

Submitting References

New staff applicants must have 3 references. Returning applicants are required to have 1 new reference. You may not use family members, anyone under the age of 18, or a current PLCBC staff member as a reference. References should NOT be peers. You must have at least one spiritual reference (i.e. pastor or mentor). You are responsible for contacting references and making sure they complete and submit a form. References can either fill out a form by clicking the button below, or you can share this link:

Click here for reference form!

Have any questions?

If you have any questions, please call camp at 231-889-5911.

Summer 2022 Schedule:

Staff Training Begins: Late May (Exact date TBD)

Trailblazer 1: June 12-18

Senior High: June 19-25

Family Camp 1: June 26-July 2

Family Camp 2: July 3-9

Junior High 1: July 10-16

Family Camp 3: July 17-23

Junior High 2: July 24-30

Trailblazer 2: July 31-August 6

Pathfinders: August 7-9