Summer Intern Program

Summer Internship Requirements

  • Currently active as a ministry leader in Young Life or other Christian ministry
  • Past experience on Summer Staff or Work Crew at a Young Life property, or some other camping ministry
  • Completed at least 2 years of college or are at least 20 years of age
  • Availability to serve from May 4 - August 12, 2019



Positions for Summer Interns are potentially available in the following departments:

  • Administration
  • Bikes
  • Maintenance
  • Store
  • Snack Bar/Coffee Shop
  • Food Service
  • Guest Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Sound Tech
  • Video Tech
  • Ropes Course
  • Go-Carts
  • EMT
  • Waterfront
  • Landscape

Summer Interns at Timber Wolf play a vital role in our summer camping ministry.  Our interns are committed to Christ first and foremost.  They also have the ability to lead others, serve with excellence, and a desire to be challenged and grow in their relationship with Christ. 

Summer Interns will join the team of camp staff, and together strive to serve Christ, kids, and each other. They will also have the opportunity to grow as leaders in ministry, develop Christ-like relationships, and enjoy the fun and beauty of Timber Wolf.


How to Apply

First Summer Applicants
  • Complete an online Summer Intern application. To complete the application, you will need the email address of a Young Life staff member who is willing to write a recommendation on your behalf.
Second Summer Applicants



Quotes from Past Interns...

From the second we got here we've been included in whatever is going on around camp. The full-time staff has been great at making us feel at home. The experience has given me a great look at how a property is run. Each department has its own job and for the camp to work right, everyone has to do his or her part. There is no room for selfishness. If I'm thinking only about myself, then I can't get my job done because it involves so many other people.; I have spent a good amount of time with full-time staff just enjoying their wisdom in different areas. Each person brings something different to the table and I'm hoping to dig into those things throughout the year. Overall, my internship has been so much more than I expected. I'm learning a ton about God's will in my life and how He calls us to abide in Him. My role is not to 'do' things for God, but to present to him the things that are already in my life. I think I've spent most of my years as a believer trying to figure out what God's will for my life is and the whole time it has been the same...abide.
Looking back on my internship experience I realize that it has molded me into who I am now, because I allowed the Lord to break me.
I learned to choose joy daily, this being one of the biggest things that I learned. You are in a place where some of the jobs you will be doing are not always glamorous and it is easy to let Satan get his foothold in that. But being able to wake up and choose Christ and joy daily is a blessing beyond belief.
The Lord has used the year-long discipleship program at Frontier to totally transform my life and my understanding of true servant-heartedness. Over the course of the past 12 months, the combined work element with the discipleship element of the program, have led me to a more ultimate understanding of the grace, mercy, and unconditional love our heavenly father has for us. There's no doubt, that if you choose to present your whole self, with an open and willing heart and a servant attitude, the Lord will bless you abundantly, and be glorified through your time here.
Contact Us

Timber Wolf Lake
4909 North Morey Rd
Lake City, MI, 49651

CALL US: (231) 839-7552
FAX: (231) 839-7544

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