General New and Returning Counselors MUST be 18 years old & completed with high school to work as staff!

St. Elizabeth's VOLUNTEERS must be at least 15 years old.

All staff members work together to:

  • Establish and foster a Christian community in which children can discover their God-given gifts and be affirmed as valued members of that community;

  • Ensure the health and safety of the entire camp program.

Shrine Mont Camp Staff members:

  • do NOT have to be Episcopalian to work here!

  • do NOT have to be former campers to work at any of our camps!

  • enjoy working with people of all ages;

  •  are able to assume and share responsibility;

  •  encourage others to discover new things and enjoy being at camp;

  •  are open to outcomes and experiences;

  • set aside their own needs for the needs of their campers;

  • are respectful of others’ spiritual journeys and open to their own faith formation.

All staff members must:

  • Complete a Medical History/Consent to Treatment form before camp begins;

  • Become certified in CPR and First Aid by training week;

  • Submit to a criminal and sexual offender background check;

  • Be available for the entire staff training period, and  on site whenever their camp is in session;

  • Have experience working with children (preferred); 

  • Have enthusiasm, high energy, and ability to work well with other staff (required).


  • do NOT have to work both sessions! 

  • do NOT have to be former campers!

  • DO have to be at least 15 years old!

  • are NOT paid - but room and board is provided! This is a FREE opportunity to be of service and develop lasting friendships!

SO! You want to work for Shrine Mont Camps!

Now what do you do?

1) First, read our camp counselor job descriptions: 

2) Second: are you a first time applicant to work at Shrine Mont Camps?

If you answered "YES" to the question above, please visit our staff application dashboard at our CampSite site for NEW STAFF APPLICANTS ONLY.

If you answered "NO" to the question above, you must be a RETURNING STAFF APPLICANT!

If this is true, please follow the link below to access our returning staff applications page.

3) After you apply, view our 

As always, please email our Camp Staff Registrar with any questions, concerns, or issues. 

Camp Staff Registrar, Sierra Gore

1-800-DIOCESE x. 1023


The Diocese of Virginia’s summer camp program at Shrine Mont promotes the emotional and spiritual development of children, youth, and young adults through the fostering of a safe and positive environment for all. It is the goal of this program to encourage the growth of relationships with self, others, and God.

At Shrine Mont Camps, we strive to create a diverse and safe community that welcomes campers and staff from all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, creed, color, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental ability, or sexual orientation in the administration of any of our programs. All camp activities will promote and maintain the personal and emotional safety of all campers and staff.


Paris: (800)DIOCESE x.1042

Megan: (800)DIOCESE x.1043

Sierra: (800)DIOCESE x. 1023

FAX: (804) 644-6928

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