Summer Adventure Manager - This individual works directly with the Director to lead and manage all programs, adventure trips, and guides.
Head Guides - These individuals are responsible to the Summer Adventure Manager to lead specific programs and adventures.
Guides - These individuals assist Head Guides in the preparation and leadership of all adventure trips.
Skills & Requirements
As a Christian Adventures Guide you must be a strong, mature Christian, who claims Christ as your Lord and Savior. You must also be a person who is willing and eager to learn new skills and have a heart both for Teens and Adults. Adventure experience in backpacking, rock climbing, Mt./road biking, and outdoor ministries is also highly valuable. All CA staff must be 20 years of age by June 15th.
All positions require a significant amount of training. Training will begin in Michigan at the Christian Adventures Basecamp & Offices. Training will involve on-site discussions and teaching, as well as off-site experiences. Guides will learn about CA's philosophy of ministry, leadership, group facilitation, and the many types of activities guides lead throughout the summer – backpacking, rock climbing, road cycling, mountain biking, team building, adventure courses, and more. All CA guides are required to have first aid training, prior to arriving for training. Head guides must be certified as Wilderness First Responders (WFR). All other guides must have a minimum of First Aid and CPR.
Volunteer Guide Network
Christian Adventures partners with outdoor enthusiasts with a passion for our mission to lead trips on a voluntary basis. These individuals have experience and training in a variety of adventure pursuits and assist with leadership on a short-term basis. These individuals typically have a history with Christian Adventures as participants, and now give of their time to serve. If you are qualified and interested in serving in this manner, please complete the Volunteer Application below.