Volunteer

Without volunteers, it would be impossible to have a successful ministry at summer camp. We would love for you to be a part of our team!

Volunteer registration is open.

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Steps to Becoming a Bridgeport Summer Camp Volunteer:

  1. Fill out the Volunteer Application.
  2. Wait to be contacted by one of your camp directors. (If you have not been contacted by a camp director within 2 weeks, please email info@bridgeportcamp.org).
  3. Once approved by the camp director, the camp will need the following:
    • A copy of a completed Background Check that has been completed within one year of the last day of the camp for which you are volunteering.
    • A copy of your Ministry Safe Certificate valid within the last two years, not expiring before the last day of the camp for which you are volunteering.
    • A completed 2017 Adult Medical Release form.
    As these are completed, please submit to info@bridgeportcamp.org.

Please read the description below to see if you would be interested in applying as a volunteer:

Two Main Areas of Responsibility:

1. Hospitality and Guide

  • Help in welcoming and getting campers settled and oriented.
  • Share cabin responsibilities with other volunteers or staff.
  • Help in keeping campers on schedule.
  • Encourage campers to keep cabins clean during the week.

2. Group Activity Leadership

  • Share small group leadership with other volunteers or staff.
  • Be prepared for each day’s sessions.
  • Help in the implementation of the evening activities (games, talent show, etc.).
  • Help in other areas as needed (afternoon activities, worship. etc.).
Applicant Requirements
  • To be a Senior Counselor, must be at least 18 years old and a minimum of 4 years older than the oldest camper. All Senior Counselors come to camp at no charge to them and costs are covered by the North Texas Conference.
  • To be a Junior Counselor for Children’s Camps, must be at least 16 years old. Junior Counselors must register as campers and pay the weekly camp fee. To register as a JC, please fill out the application as normal and Bridgeport Camp will contact you about getting registered with an override due to age restrictions for the children's camps.
  • Mature in your behavior and Christian commitment.
  • Able to dedicate a week of your time to children/youth.
  • Able to supply a reliable reference.
  • Pass a criminal background check.