Join our ministry team! As both a retreat center and summer camp, we enjoy serving children, youth and adults throughout the year. Help us provide the best experience to our visitors as they seek to get closer to God in Christian community.

2020 Hiring

  • Maintenance Person/Groundskeeper: Full-time year-round position to maintain large camp with multiple buildings. Experience with and working knowledge of utilities, equipment and repair. Send resume to wesleywoodscampdirector@umcamping.org. Job Description
  • Summer Staff & Lifeguards: Excellent opportunity for high school, college students, and school employees. Responsibilities will vary from day to day based on campground demand including janitorial, grounds, kitchen and guest services. Lifeguard training a plus! Staff housing provided and meals when prepared.
  • Groundskeeper (seasonal): Maintain a pleasant outdoor environment by ensuring the grounds are attractive and orderly. Responsibilities will include mowing, weeding, trimming small trees, removing dead or unwanted trees and spitting wood.
  • Lead Cook: Lead Cook work with camp director in planning and executing delicious, healthy meals.
  • Kitchen Assistant: Assist Lead Cook with executing meals and clean-up.
  • Kitchen Volunteers: Assist Lead Cook by volunteering for one or more of our youth weeks. Campsite accommodations in exchange of your week of volunteering.

How to Apply

  1. Click on “Log In” and create a new account (if you don’t have one).
  2. Click on “Reservations,” then look under New Reservations and click on Your Name under “Make an individual reservation for.”
  3. Scroll down to find “STAFF All Site” Application. Select this item, then scroll to the bottom of the screen and click “REGISTER.”
  4. Complete the application. Check off Wesley Woods. Be prepared to submit three employer/personal references using their email addresses. You’ll be asked to complete a personal disclosure statement and submit to a criminal background check.


Privacy Policy: We won’t sell or give your name or email address any third-party. It will be used only to share information with Wesley Woods and its parent organization Michigan Area United Methodist Camping. You do not need to be a member of the United Methodist Church or any church to use our facilities or attend an event.


  • 1700 Clear Lake
    Dowling, MI 49050

    Nicole Holton, Site Director
    Office: 269-721-8291

    Summer Camp Registrar: 833-588-2267, option 1

  • 269-721-8291
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I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.
John 16:33 | NIV
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I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.
John 16:33 | NIV

We had a great group of volunteers out at the Woods today! We focused on the outdoor chapel, filling in a trench, cleaning some of the cabins, removing some of the invasive Autumn Olive, and working on the nurses cabin. I enjoyed getting to know our volunteers and can not wait for the next one. Thank you all so much! ... See MoreSee Less


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We are very grateful to all the volunteers who took time out of their lives to come and work so hard! Thank you all so much! God bless all of you!

It surely makes my heart happy to see that the nurses cabin is being fixed up

The group of men from Redeemer are The BEST!

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