Teen Staff Position Descriptions

Thanks for your interest in Teen Staff. Here is a quick look at the different positions available. Some of the positions (like Lifeguards) require that you have experience and/or certification. Most positions require no training —  we can teach you everything you need to know, so be daring and try something new! Musts for every position are a love for God and love for others. Can you see yourself here?


Requires certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR by a nationally recognized provider such as the Red Cross or Ellis. Assists the Head Lifeguards in creating a safe environment at all waterfront areas and helps with pool maintenance.

Waterfront Lookout

Requires a love of sun and water. This position assists the lifeguards in a variety of ways at our lake activities (blob, Splash Park, boats, etc). Lifeguarding certification is not required.

Kitchen Crew

Work in an enthusiastic, fun team environment assisting our cooks in preparation and cleanup of meals for 350 people. This position requires the ability to follow through on assignments and take initiative to complete tasks.

Snack Shop

This position requires a big smile and a heart to serve on a team. The primary responsibilities include preparing food and drinks, taking camper orders at point of sale, and cleaning up in the Camp West Snack Shop or Camp LaCygne Snack Shack.

Polish Plus

This position keeps camp buildings sparkling on the inside, including bathrooms. Requires the ability to see what needs to be done and do it with a big smile and pride in a job well done.


Rangers keep the sidewalks, flower beds, and building exteriors looking sharp, including clearing camp trash. Must love the outdoors and be a strong self-starter.

Activity Assistant

This position helps out with our lakefront and game room activities. Must be organized, able to handle rowdy campers, and help others have fun.

High Ropes

Those in this position must be assertive and encouraging, love the outdoors, love working with people, and have great attention to detail. Assists the High Ropes Supervisor in the safe operation of the High Ropes Course.

Day Camp Program Assistant

(Youthfront Camp LaCygne only) This position works with elementary age campers in our Day Camp program. Requires high-energy and readiness to have fun and help keep campers safe.

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