Crew Discipleship Ministry

It’s far more than a job… It’s a ministry!


as a disciple of Christ within a tight-knit community of believers.


families attending our summer family camps alongside dedicated camp staff.


new skills and Christian disciplines to enrich your life and to prepare for your future career.

Crew Discipleship Ministry

If you want to experience God in a significant way, consider joining us this summer!

Our Summer Crew Discipleship Program is an 11-week ministry opportunity for young adults, ages 18-25, to serve our guest families alongside our camp staff, and invest in their journey of faith. We desire to nurture and mentor those who have a heart to serve one another in community and learn and grow in their calling to serve Jesus Christ.

Crew can earn up to $3000 by the end of the summer! ($275 per week)

If you have questions, email our Program Specialist, Ellie Scheetz ([email protected]), or call our office at 906-484-2294.

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Greg & Nicole Schrader - Discipleship Mentors

Greg and Nicole have volunteered at Cedar Bay since 2019 and have a long history with Cedar Campus. Greg retired from corporate life after 30 years as a director of engineering and was a home church teacher and leader for 15 years. Nicole retired as a homeschool mother of 3 and is a writer and volunteer. They both have a heart for working with college-age students and have helped develop the Crew Discipleship Ministry at Cedar Bay.

Summer Overview

Crew Training - June 1-14, 2024

To prepare all crew for their summer responsibilities, Cedar will conduct an extensive training program as soon as you arrive at camp: introducing you to the staff community, equipping you with the skills needed for your position, and teaching you about living and serving with the attitude of Christ.

Family Camp Ministries

Our summer ministry primarily consists of family camps. Campers arrive on Saturday afternoon and depart on Friday morning. At Cedar Bay, we have two camp facilities that exist on both sides of Prentiss Bay - Mariners Cove and Old Mill Point. We continuously operate two separate family camps simultaneously throughout the summer. Along with serving in a department, there will be many opportunities for you to engage with guests and participate in the programming.

Pursue God in the Company of Friends

Along with serving in a department, we desire for Crew to grow in community away from the distractions that may come from their lives at home. Crew are invited to be involved in weekly worship nights, family-group sessions, and evening activities led by our Cedar Bay Staff Family. Crew will also have the opportunity to meet weekly with a mentor, either one-on-one or in a small group cohort, to discuss and learn about Biblical topics of their choosing.

How Can I Serve at Cedar?

Programs - engage with families during the morning youth ministries and within many of the free-time program areas

  • Program Counselors
  • Program Hosts*
  • Crew Coordinator*
  • Stores Coordinator*

Recreation - care for waterfront and boating activities in the afternoon and evening free times

  • Recreation Crew
  • Recreation Coordinator*

Kitchen - prepare and serve meals to our guests in our dining halls

  • Kitchen Crew
  • Kitchen Coordinators*

Support/Facilities - upkeep of facilities and office needs

  • Support Crew
  • Receptionist
  • Buildings/Grounds Maintenance
  • Photographer/Videographer

*Leadership Positions - require a few extra training days prior to crew training week

Ministry Support

Partners in ministry play an important role in supporting you as a summer crew member to thrive and serve well throughout the summer. Upon being hired, each staff member is asked to submit 20 names of friends, family members, and churches who may be interested in being a part of a personal ministry team. This ministry team has three components: Prayer Support, Financial Support, and Encouragement Support. 

As Cedar Bay provides the payment for all of the Crew, financial support from family and friends will help to offset your salary and enable us to provide competitive salaries to all of our staff serving our guests this summer.