Year-Round Employment

Nawakwa Director
Nawakwa Housekeeper
Nawakwa Food Service

For more information or to apply for the year-round positions, contact Mike Youse, Executive Director at
PO Box 459, Arendtsville, PA  17303

Summer Staff Information

2024 Summer Positions Available


Located in Lebanon County, PA, offering rustic, adventure-based camping. Read more…

Crafts Director


Located in Adams County, PA, offering traditional resident camping with specialty programs. Read more…

Head Cook
Assistant Cook
Kitchen Staff
Maintenance Staff
Program Staff

Wittel Farm Growing Project:

Reclaims a portion of the acreage gifted to the LCC for its original use, farming. Read more…

Summer Farm Support Staff

Hiring, Hours, & Compensation:

High school, college-age, and adult summer staff are hired for positions based on experience and ability. The camp is an equal opportunity employer. Room and board are provided as well. Employment time lasts from early June (training period) through mid-August. Most weeks run from Sunday at 2:00 p.m. through Friday evening.
Nawakwa Summer Staff 2021

Personal Qualifications:

  • A personal commitment to Jesus Christ.
  • A desire to serve God through the synod’s camps.
  • A willingness to give a Christian witness in spontaneous situations as well as during worship.
  • An understanding and agreement with the central objectives of the educational ministry program of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and of the Lutheran Camping Corporation of Central Pennsylvania.
  • Emotional stability and mature judgment.
  • A love and understanding of youth and children.
  • Good health and stamina.
  • An appreciation for the camp setting and the out of doors.
  • Training and/or experience in camping and small group living.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a group.
  • Ability to place the needs of campers over personal desires and convenience.

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