Learn.serve.grow

Summit Internship

4 Weeks of intentional investment.

Invest in students.
Invest in your future as a leader.

About the Internship

The internship is an opportunity to learn, grow and serve.  Learning by doing is refreshing and rare.  Here is a hands-on way to grow leadership skills in an outdoor, adventure context.  Get to know a handful of teens in an active, close setting.  Learn leadership skills under the guidance of an experienced and passionate teacher.

We are looking for one guy and one gal to serve as interns for 4 weeks this summer.  This position will provide you with a great learning experience in an adventure discipleship context. 

  • All gear, training, lodging, food, and adventure experiences included.
  • Up to $200 towards travel expenses covered.
  • $200 gear allowance
  • $400 cash stipend at the end of the program.

mountain hike

The Training

  • Establishing a philosophy of ministry and how it guides direction and decisions.
  • Discovering how the character of the leader affects the program.
  • Exploring the challenges, risks and rewards of adventure based discipleship.
  • Sharing some basic leadership fundamentals in outdoor leadership contexts.
  • Evaluating personal strengths, weaknesses and role compatibilities. 

Adventures

Help us guide students towards a Christ-centered life through adventure.

Mountain Biking

  • Riding Fundamentals 
  • Technical Trail Riding
  • Bike Maintenance

Backpacking

  • Gear Selection
  • Backcountry Food Preparation
  • Staying Comfortable…enough

Intro to climbing

Climbing is demanding involving both mind and body, revealing and building character. Walk alongside and encourage students to help them through this character-building sport.

Who

Anyone who is at least one year out of high school.

We prefer applicants that are interested in camp ministry, youth ministry, or some sort of adventure-based Christian occupation.

When

June 14th to July 16th  

The internship includes a week of training and preparation before the Trailhead program and will last up to a week after for evaluation, personal adventure, and solitude.

Is this a paid position?

Yes.

  • All gear, training, lodging, food, and adventure experiences included.
  • Up to $200 towards travel expenses covered.
  • $200 gear allowance
  • $400 cash stipend at the end of the program.
What is provided?

Lodging
Food
Adventure Gear
(Archery, bikes, climbing equipment, etc.)