West Ohio Conference Camps and Retreats, through creative outdoor programs, seeks to proclaim the Love of God in Jesus Christ. The experience of Christian community is a goal of all camp activities including interpersonal relationships, worship, study, and recreation. Dedicated staff are essential to the creation of community.

Minimum requirements of all paid and unpaid staff:

  • An expectation of a pattern of life so they become examples and a credit to the Christian faith and The United Methodist Church.
  • All staff are required to refrain from use of tobacco, alcoholic beverages and hallucinatory drugs and shall not be under their influence while on duty and/or on the campsite.
  • Adheres to the mission of the West Ohio Conference Camps and Retreats Ministry
  • Background checks

To type information on the forms, you must FIRST save the blank document on your computer. Then fill-in, save and email to the office.

Interested in becoming a camp volunteer?

  • For application and other required forms, click here (includes Background Check, Release of Liability and Media Release).

Interested in a paid staff position this summer?

  • For application and other required forms, click here (includes Background Check, Release of Liability and Media Release).

  • For a list of Summer Camp Job Descriptions, click here.

  • Most positions are hired as full-time summer seasonal with staff training beginning May 24 and usually ends early August, but opportunities may be available into August.

Positions Available

Camp Otterbein - Counselors (male & female), Worship Leader, Wilderness Trip Leader, Health Officer, Retreat Leader, Lifeguard

Camp Wesley - Program Leader, Counselors (male & female), Worship Leader, Media / Resource, Kitchen Assistant, Lifeguard

Camp Widewater - Counselors (male & female), Lifeguard


Forms for hired staff only! All forms are mandatory.

Questions? Please email camps [at] wocumc.org for more information, or click on the Staff Application link above and get rolling today!