GPS Christian Camp Internship

The GPS Christian Camp Internship spiritually Guides, Prepares, and Shapes ministry-minded individuals. Many people see the value in, and feel a calling into camp ministry; however, they lack the experience and guidance to follow that calling. The GPS camping internship program is a yearlong apprentice experience that equips students for their ministry mission. If you have a passion to serve in summer camp, youth, or outdoor leadership ministry, and desire to gain invaluable experience— meet GPS.

The Program

At RVR we desire to develop the next generation of ministry minded Christ-followers. Our goal throughout the duration of the GPS program is to disciple the GPS students in four areas:

The Benefits

RVR offers an array of benefits to provide for and meet the needs of our GPS Camp Internship participants during their year of service & learning with us. Click on each of the following to learn more:

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camp intern housing

Communal housing is provided for all interns.

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camp intern meals

Interns are on RVR’s meal plan. That means they receive a monthly grocery card to help offset their food expenses. When RVR’s kitchen is open to serve guest groups, interns are welcome to join.

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RVR interns receive a small bi-monthly stipend for the duration of the program.

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Time Off

leisure time

GPS participants are off for major holidays and receive paid time off to be used at their discretion with the approval of their supervisor.

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training trips

Students participate in RVR’s staff retreat, a camping conference, and intern outings/trips.

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Summer Employment

summer camp employment

The goal of many of our students is to gain knowledge of summer camp. Not only do you receive these skills, but have the opportunity to implement them during an RVR summer.

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Professional Development

professional development

RVR's staff strives to be a group of innovative leaders in the field of camp ministry. The training and experience they offer is second to none and is a huge benefit to interns.


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