WHISPERING PINES SUMMER SERVICE APPLICATION FORM

To apply for one of our Summer Service Opportunities, please complete the form fields below. Please note that completion of this form does not guarantee your position. Once the form has been receieved, our Camp Director will contact you and send you formal acceptance.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the quantity of information needed for application, this form should take a minimum of 20 minutes to complete.


  • Training camp is mandatory for all counseling staff unless you have the directors permission to miss it!
  • Exceptions may be given if you are an adult, mature in your faith, have been a senior counselor at a Bible Camp before and do not have the time to attend training camp. If you cannot for some reason attend please consult with the director.
  • All non counseling staff, are not required to attend training camp. If you are applying as a cook, maintenance worker, speaker, nurse/first aid, lifeguard we do not require you to attend the training camp.
  • All the above listed regular camp week Staff who have not attended training camp must attend a brief orientation session with the director at 3:00 pm on the Sunday their camp starts! You must have all criminal record checks and Plan to Protect certification to us before camp starts.
  • All irregular supporting staff who come out to camp site with the directors permission to assist for a short time or even a few days while camp is in progress, must have all criminal record checks and Plan to Protect certification to us before.
  • Please note that there is a mandatory Health and Safety requirement that NO pets are to be brought to Whispering Pines Bible Camp.


  • SERVICE OPPORTUNITY POSITION & AVAILABILITY


    APPLICANT INFORMATION


    PARENT / GUARDIAN INFORMATION

    IMPORTANT NOTE: All applicants under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian complete the following fields. Under age applicants failing to comply with this instruction will not be accepted for Summer Service.


    MEDICAL INFORMATION


    CONSENT FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT

    In consideration of my opportunity to participate in camp activities; by typing my name and date of application below, I hereby give my consent to emergency medical treatment, hospitalization and/or other medical treatment as deemed necessary for my welfare, by a physician, qualified nurse, and/or hospital in the event of illness or injury during all periods of time in which I am under the care of Whispering Pines Bible Camp. I further hereby waive on behalf of myself, any liability of Whispering Pines Bible Camp, its board members, officers, directors, employees, affiliates, volunteers or representatives arising out of such medical treatment.

    PARENT / GUARDIAN CONSENT FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT: In consideration of the above named applicant's opportunity to participate in camp activities; by typing my name and date of application below, I hereby give my consent to emergency medical treatment, hospitalization and/or other medical treatment as deemed necessary for the welfare of the above named applicant, by a physician, qualified nurse, and/or hospital in the event of illness or injury during all periods of time in which the applicant is under the care of Whispering Pines Bible Camp. I further hereby waive on behalf of myself and the above named applicant, any liability of Whispering Pines Bible Camp, its board members, officers, directors, employees, affiliates, volunteers or representatives arising out of such medical treatment.


    CONSENT TO FIRST-AID & MEDICATIONS

    In the event that I encounter an injury or illness; by typing my name and date of application below, I hereby give my consent to Whispering Pines Bible Camp, its board members, officers, directors, employees, affiliates, volunteers or representatives possessing first-aid training, to administer first-aid treatment, including non-prescription medications for pain and/or symptom relief.

    PARENT / GUARDIAN CONSENT TO FIRST-AID & MEDICATIONS: In the event that the above named applicant encounters an injury or illness; by typing my name and date of application below, I hereby give my consent to Whispering Pines Bible Camp, its board members, officers, directors, employees, affiliates, volunteers or representatives possessing first-aid training, to administer first-aid treatment, including non-prescription medications for pain and/or symptom relief.

    For prescription medications; by typing my name and date of application below, I hereby give my consent to the Whispering Pines Bible Camp Nurse and/or Camp Doctor, to administer the medications to the above listed applicant as instructed. In the event that the Camp Nurse and/or Doctor are not available due to other medical duties, I hereby give my consent for a designated First-Aid trained staff member to administer the medications in their stead. (Please send medications in the original bottle or packaging, listing detailed instructions on dosage amounts and times to administer.)


    CHRISTIAN CHARACTER


    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE


    PERSONAL REFERENCES


    PASTORAL REFERENCE


    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    WHISPERING PINES BIBLE CAMP CORE VALUES

    At Whispering Pines Bible camp, our goal is “To show and teach ‘Jesus’ in such a way that our campers can know and follow Him”. We strive to place Jesus Christ as Lord and the centre of our lives. With this focus, our programs are built to reflect solid Christian values. In addition, our carefully selected and trained staff, teach programs and activities with this focus. Whispering Pines Bible Camp is committed to the following core values:

    1) Evangelism as first priority.

    2) Discipleship through multiple facets.

    3) Equipping staff for consistent growth.

    4) Safety through direction and protection.

    5) Fun to keep them coming back.

    By typing my name and date of application below, I hereby declare that I am able to live harmoniously under Whispering Pines Bible Camp core values, as listed above.


    APPLICANT'S STATEMENT & RELEASE

    By typing my name and date of application below, I hereby declare that the information contained in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge. I authorize Whispering Pines Bible Camp to secure any necessary information from any references listed in this application. I hereby release all references from liability for any damage that may result from furnishing such information. I commit to performing the criminal-records checks or any other background checks deemed necessary to determine my suitability for camp ministry.


    WHISPERING PINES BIBLE CAMP CODE OF CONDUCT

    Our goal for each summer is to model Christ to each camper and co-worker. This can only happen when each worker commits himself or herself to this ministry wholeheartedly, realizing that Whispering Pines Bible Camp is not an easy summer vacation. There will be much hard work, past what you may feel you are capable at times. But it can be accomplished if you come with a deep love for the Lord Jesus Christ, a heart for service, and a desire to work with the people He places in your life.

    Each person applying must be prepared to be flexible and to do other work than the specific responsibility applied for. We will do our best to put you where you can best use the gifts God has given you. However, there may be times when a job just must be done, and we will expect you to “do it unto the Lord” to the best of your ability.

    Please read the following statement of commitment and consider your commitment carefully. After careful consideration, please sign at the bottom to acknowledge your agreement.

    1. My primary intentions and reason for working at Whispering Pines Bible Camp are to serve God and minister to campers.

    2. I will pray for the camp ministry and for campers and staff at least once per week before the camping season begins.

    3. I desire to arrive at camp with a fresh attitude of serving Christ, and will gladly make personal sacrifices if needed.

    4. I will seriously deal with sin in my life prior to coming to camp, and desire to grow deeper in my walk with God, in God’s Word and in prayer.

    5. I desire to live a godly life both now and while at camp, to model Christ to others, and to bring glory to Him.

    6. I agree with the camp goal, “To show and teach ‘Jesus’ in such a way that our campers can know and follow him”. I want to love campers with the love of Christ. I want to tell them about the gift of forgiveness and new life that He wants to give them. I want to teach them to put their complete faith and trust in Him.

    7. I will NOT enter into any exclusive social relationship with another staff member or camper while at camp. I choose to keep my focus on serving Christ.

    8. I promise to submit to the authority of camp leadership and to obey the camp rules.

    9. I will co-operate fully with the camp’s conservative use of Christian contemporary music.

    10. I will be careful to represent Jesus to my campers in my speech, dress, actions, and appearance.

    11. I will do my best to serve and be responsible to the parents of our campers by caring for the physical, social and spiritual welfare of their children.

    12. I promise to work diligently on workdays or other assignments, and to pull my share of the load of the camp work, and encourage unity of the camp staff.

    By typing my name and date of application below, I hereby declare that I will completely adhere to and abide by the Whispering Pines Bible Camp Code of Conduct, as listed above.


    WHISPERING PINES BIBLE CAMP RELEASE OF INFO. AND DECLARATION OF INTENT

    I hereby give Whispering Pines Bible Camp permission to contact persons named as references to determine suitability for camp ministry.

    I commit to performing the criminal-records checks or any other background checks deemed necessary, for purposes of my protection against any false allegations and for the protection of those I serve. I consent to such an investigation with the understanding that the results will be kept in extreme confidence.

    I understand that if my character or morals should be inappropriate and/or criminal at any time during my service, Whispering Pines Bible Camp will be entitled to terminate my assistance without expressed cause or prior notice.

    I understand that Whispering Pines Bible Camp is responsible for the welfare of any person or persons entrusted to my care, and thus I will cooperate fully with the staff in the fulfillment of my duties and will keep all information I encounter in my ministry confidential. If at any time I find that for any reason I am unable to support the policies, procedures, or doctrine of Whispering Pines Bible Camp, I will graciously and quietly resign my position. If my supervisors find that I am in conflict with any of the policies, procedures, or doctrines and we are not able to resolve the issue, I will graciously and quietly agree to resign my position.

    By typing my name and date of application below, I hereby declare that I will complete adhere to and abide by the Whispering Pines Bible Camp Release and Declaration of Intent, as listed above.


    WHISPERING PINES BIBLE CAMP PRIVACY STATEMENT

    All information included in any forms issued by Whispering Pines Bible Camp will be accessed only by persons authorized by the camp board, and will be considered classified, confidential and filed as such.


    Success! Your Summer Service Application has been submitted. Please note that submission of this form does not guarantee your position. Once the form has been receieved, our Camp Director will contact you and send you formal acceptance.