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Have you ever wanted an opportunity to have an impact in the Kingdom of God? Join us for a summer set apart from all others to serve the Lord. Share the good news about Jesus with kids and families and have a blast at Ingham and Okoboji. We want you to join our team of friends you’ll always remember for a summer you’ll never forget!


Our summer begins with two weeks of staff training starting on May 27. It is followed by nine weeks of camp, ending on August 13. Time off is available by request, and can be discussed in the application and interview. Junior Counselors typically start one week later, on June 3. Much more information is available about each position by clicking on the link below.


Applications can be completed using our convenient online form, or by downloading the PDF packet. Detailed information about each position can be found on the website or by downloading and reading the application packets. Please note that the packets have all you need for the application process (application, reference forms, etc.) To view a full, detailed job description of any available position before continuing down to the applications, please click on the individual position listed to the right.


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3:


  1. Complete online application form OR download, complete, and return application packet.

  2. Contact three people to serve as references to you, and ask them to fill out the online or paper reference form. 

  3. Schedule an interview (via Zoom or in person).


That is all there is to it! A decision of hire letter will be sent out to applicants shortly after the application, references, and interview are completed in full.


Finally, we hope to be visiting several campuses and participating in job fairs during the winter months and would love to see you! Check with your campus to see when we will be near you! Or call us to invite us to come talk about this opportunity at your campus ministry or Bible study.


As you prayerfully consider applying at Ingham Okoboji, we are praying for you! Also, know that we are here to help. If you have any questions or need any help, please feel free to call Dan Antoine, the Director of Programs (1-800-OKOBOJI) or email ( Our staff is here to help in any way possible. See below for the list of staff applications.


Junior Counselor Application: If you will have completed your Junior or Senior year of high school before summer begins this is the application for you.


Senior Staff / Internship Application: If you have been out of high school for a complete year before summer begins, and have never worked as a Senior Staff at Ingham Okoboji before, this is the application for you. Also, if you are interested in working in a support role at the camp (kitchen, maintenance, housekeeping, etc.) or seeking an internship, please use this application packet.


Returning/Leadership Application: If you have already worked as a Senior Staff Member at IOLBC, or if you are seeking a leadership position, this is the application for you. (Leadership applications must be in by November 27, counselor applications will be acted upon as soon as they are received).



Click on the link below to access both the PDF and online versions of the application or to find out more information about each position.

Feel free to peruse our website and learn more about the camps. Specifically we hope you’ll check out the following:



Application packets are available in PDF format. To view, print, or save these documents, you may need to have Adobe Reader (or another similar PDF reader) installed on your computers. If you do not have Adobe Reader, you can download and install it quickly for free by clicking here

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