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Is God calling you to accomplish something special this summer? Are you seeking a summer job where you can really make a difference in someone’s life? Do you have a heart for sharing God’s love with underprivileged children? If you answered YES to these questions, you have come to the right place!

Camp Kearney is a ministry of the South Side Mission of Peoria, Illinois. Since the 1960’s, Camp Kearney has offered a Christian based camping program to economically disadvantaged children of Peoria and central Illinois. Only 17 miles from the city of Peoria, Camp Kearney is located on 155 picturesque acres, filled with the beauty of God’s creation.

Each summer, Camp Kearney hires young people ages 18 years and older who will play an essential part in sharing the love of Christ with the children during our 10-week summer program.

All meals and lodging are provided for summer staff throughout the length of the summer program. Staff are also given an opportunity to earn an end of the summer bonus through our Missionary Support Program.

Positions that will be available for 2020:

Male Counselor (oversee one cabin of 5-6 boys per week) summer salary-$2,300

Female Counselor (oversee one cabin of 5-6 girls per week) summer salary-$2,300

Lifeguard (assist with:  pool/lake activities) summer salary-$2,100

Kitchen Crew (assist with:  food preparation/clean up) summer salary-$2,100

Activities Assistant (assist with:  rock climbing/go carts/zip line) summer salary-$2,100

Activities Assistant (assist with:  camp store/laundry) summer salary-$2,100

Activities Assistant (assist with: games/crafts) summer salary-$2,100

Internships Available in conjunction with the above paid positions.  We will tailor them to your academic needs.

Salaries are based on a ten week program.