Serve, work and play at Camp Northern Lights

Work at Northern Lights for a life-changing summer job that makes a positive impact in the lives of families and kids. You will benefit with:

  • Lifelong relationships
  • Leadership experience
  • A chance to be a positive role model
  • Experience working with families, children and teens
  • A beautiful outdoor setting in Northern Minnesota
  • To be a part of a close camp community

Summer positions

Camp Northern Lights employs approximately 35 summer seasonal staff. Team members are provided salary, housing, free access to onsite laundry and meals. Candidates for summer staff should have a genuine desire to work with families and enjoy living and working within a close community. 

All summer staff, regardless of position, are expected to help clean cabins on turnover days.

Program Staff – Includes the responsibility of caring for a group of children each morning and facilitating experiences for families related to arts & crafts, games and outdoor activities (cookouts, paddling, fishing) in the afternoon and evening.

*Applicants should select the Camp Counselor – Daily position. 

Support Staff – Includes the management of a program area (ie: Family Art Barn, Leadership Development Program, Naturalist, Center for Outdoor Ventures & Exploration) along with developing activities with families in mind. 

*Applicants should select the Camp Lead – Daily or Camp Lead – Hourly position depending on the job.

Camp Store Staff – Includes retail and the sale of food, ice cream and alcohol. 

*Applicants should select the “Camp Lead – Hourly” position.

Kitchen Staff – Kitchen positions include cooking, meal prep and dishes. Hours are typically morning and midafternoon. 

*Applicants should select one of the following positions: Camp Kitchen Staff – Dishwasher, Camp Kitchen Staff or Camp Cook.

Maintenance Staff – Maintenance positions include facility and grounds work as well as janitorial responsibilities. 

*Applicants should select the “Camp Maintenance Staff” position. 

*Applicants should select “Babbitt” for the location and then search through job categories. 

Apply for Camp Northern Lights Positions

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V