Summer Internships at Washington Family Ranch

Summer Interns join our Year Long Interns in playing a vital role in our camping ministry. Our interns are committed to Christ first and foremost. They also have the ability to lead others, serve with excellence and have a desire to be challenged and grow in their relationship with Christ. Summer Interns will 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 camp.

Apply now for Summer 2024!


  • 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.
  • At least 2 years out of high school or are at least 20 years of age.
  • All applicants are considered for both Canyon and Creekside


Positions at WFR for Summer Interns are potentially available in the following departments (openings will vary due to Year-Long Intern Placement):

  • Food Service
  • Landscape
  • Lifeguard
  • Activity Center
  • Administrative
  • Sound / Video Tech
  • Adventure Course / Zipline
  • Medical
  • Store / Snack bar
  • Maintenance
  • Housekeeping
  • Guest Services
  • Canyon Cars

To Apply

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. We will begin looking at applications November 1st. All Summer Intern positions will be filled by February 15. Early applications are recommended for best consideration. Late applications are accepted, but most positions may be filled by this time. The intern program runs mid-May through mid-August. Please contact our office​ with any questions.

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