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Summer Camp Jobs at Mo-Ranch

Common questions about camp positions

What Is Mo-Ranch?

Mo-Ranch is a camp, retreat & conference center, hotel and a ministry. We are a place where families, churches, schools and individuals gather in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. We are open 365 days a year, and welcome the largest numbers of visitors during the summer months.

How Do I Join In & Become A Part Of Mo-Ranch Summer Camp's Staff?

Just 3 easy steps!

Step 1: First, please read thoroughly the summer camp expectations to make sure this would be a job for you!

Step 2: Then read over the summer camp job descriptions at the bottom of this page for our open job postings and decide which one(s) might suit you best.

Step 3: Apply now! Please contact us at 800.460.4401 ext. 253 with any questions.

You can apply online from the link below, or download the summer/day camp counselor application from the apply page and mail or email it to us. Note: all applicants who are offered a position must submit to drug screening by urinalysis and a criminal background check.

What Kind Of Camp Jobs Are Available?

Positions will be open for summer camp counselors, day camp counselors, media counselors, leadership development program coordinator, ropes course coordinator, counselor for the arts, aquatics coordinator and camp health manager/nurse.

Are There Age Requirements?

Yes, camp counselors and camp staff must have finished their freshman year of college.

Do I Have To Be Presbyterian?

No, you do not have to be Presbyterian. Over 30,000 unique guests come through our gates every year, some are Presbyterian, some are not and the same is true of our staff. We do, however, expect our summer camp staff to help us create and maintain the kind of place where people of all faiths are welcomed and can come together.

What About Housing?

Summer camp counselors will reside in Loma Linda, our dormitory housing where our summer campers will reside, too! Loma Linda includes a private counselor lounge that is the common space and meeting area of the building.

What About Compensation And Benefits?

All employees are paid bi-monthly and are salary positions. You may choose to receive a check or direct deposit. When you are off, you are welcome to enjoy the recreational opportunities Mo-Ranch has to offer – sharing them like other guests. Kerrville is also a short 30 minutes away and Hunt is about 15 minutes by car.

Camp staff expectations:

Camp staff are an integral part of the ministry that takes place at Mo-Ranch during the summer months.

As such, Mo-Ranch expects that you will:

  • Participate fully in the ministry of Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Assembly, learning and abiding by its policies and practices
  • Accept our invitation to living in covenant community in assigned housing at Mo-Ranch
  • If living in Caleb Fletcher Staff House (Day Camp): then participate in all house meetings, study and excursions, and share in house chores
  • Do your best to deal lovingly and carefully with guests and staff
  • Not consume at any time; including days off, alcoholic beverages
  • Abide by State and Federal laws regarding use, possession or distribution of illegal drugs
  • Refrain from using tobacco products as a Summer Camp Counselor on Mo-Ranch property
  • Only use your cell phone during your time off.  Cell phones must be stored in Caleb Fletcher house (Day Camp) and Staff Lounge (Summer Camp) when on duty.  Wi-fi is available in common guest areas and Caleb Fletcher and can be accessed during off time.
  • Abide by a midnight curfew to be back in Loma Linda dorm (Summer Camp)
  • Accept other duties as assigned

Camp staff are an integral part of the ministry that takes place at Mo-Ranch during the summer months.

Your next adventure could be here!

Summer camp jobs

counselors-2016 Summer Camp, Camp Counselor Mo-Ranch Summer Camp counselors live in a dorm setting with other campers and ensure the overall safety and well-being of each camper. Responsibilities include supervision of campers at all times, leading Bible study, and teaching activities.  Counselors are role models for all campers and dedicated to each camper’s personal and spiritual growth.

Summer Camp, Day Camp Director The Day Camp Director oversees the Day Camp program for children ages 6 – 11 and manages a staff of four Day Camp Counselors.  An elementary teacher preferred.

Summer Camp, Day Camp Counselor Mo-Ranch Day Camp counselors provide a safe, fun, instructive summer day camp experience for children in a Christian, caring, safe, positive, and enthusiastic environment. A genuine interest in teaching children new skills and guiding children in their personal growth is imperative.

Summer Camp, Artist in Residence Counselor The Mo-Ranch artist in residence counselor is responsible for supervising and teaching art to summer campers in the following mediums: pottery, print making, painting, jewelry and textiles. Additional responsibilities include presenting and following art lesson plans, incorporating and speaking about the principles and elements of design to campers and organizing and maintaining the art room and art room supplies.

Summer Camp, Aquatics Coordinator The Mo-Ranch Summer Camp aquatics coordinator will plan, direct and supervise a safe and fun aquatics (waterfront and pool) program. Will also be responsible for implementing and delivering creative swim and watercraft program activities.  Must be Lifeguard certified.

Summer Camp, Health Manager The Mo-Ranch Summer Camp health manager provides general medical care and first aid primarily for campers and staff. Additional responsibilities include dispensing over-the-counter and prescription medications, and maintaining necessary records of medical forms on campers and staff, including records of physical exams, health history and health screening.

Summer Camp, Leadership Development Program Coordinator The LDP (Leadership Development Program) Coordinator trains, supervises, and counsels LDP participants (16 – 18 year olds) and guides them in servant leadership. Previous camp experience required.

Summer Camp, Media Counselor Mo-Ranch Summer Camp media counselors are responsible for capturing the story of summer camp at Mo-Ranch through daily photos and video clips. Primary responsibilities include uploading/sorting through photos daily to a photo sharing site, creating weekly session videos and daily social media posts.

Summer Camp, Ropes Course Coordinator Delivers high ropes activities that are safe, fun and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities. Will also serve as a counselor with a camper group when not on duty during art activities.

Apply today!

Mo-Ranch Summer Camp Employment Application

To apply for a Summer Camp staff position (with the exception of our camp health care manager), please complete our online application—don’t forget to complete our background check certification. To apply for the camp health manager position, please complete the Camp Health Care Manager PDF application and background check certification.

You can email your background check certification form or questions to smccracken@moranch.org. For more information, please contact our camp director, Shasha McCracken, at (800) 460-4401 ext. 253 or smccracken@moranch.org.

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