2018 TEC Counselor Application


General Information

Below you will find information for how to fill out an application to serve as a counselor at TEC for the 2018 camping season. If you have an additional questions, please contact the Rev. Portia Corbin, Missioner for Camping and Retreat Ministries.

Hiring for program staff positions will take place until all positions are filled. If you are serious about working at TEC this year, it is to your advantage to complete the application in a timely manner.



All young adults working as counselors at Thunderhead Episcopal Center are expected to:

Be at camp for the entire season, arriving no later than 9:00am on Tuesday, June 5th through noon on Sunday, July 22nd. (There will be a break from June 25-July 7th in which you are free to leave camp);

Live in intentional, supportive, Christian community with the other camp counselors;

Supervise campers at all times, except for times-off designated by the camp director, and maintain a positive presence among campers;

Help plan and oversee all camp activities, as well as lead small group discussions;

Keep the camp clean and organized, assisting with maintenance and various chores when needed;

Ensure that TEC is a safe, caring, and friendly place for everyone;

Attend Niobrara Convocation on the Rosebud Reservation from June 21st through noon on June 24th;

Be willing to learn and grow through self reflection and guided conversations with the camp director.



All program staff will receive $3,000 gross income for the entire camp season.


2018 Schedule

June 5-8               Staff Training

June 10-16           9th/10th Grade Camp

June 17-20           5th/6th Grade Camp

June 21-24           Niobrara Convocation on Rosebud

June 25-July 7      Staff Break

July 8-14              7th/8th Grade Camp

July 15-21            11th/12th Grade Camp

July 21-22            Closing Staff Retreat