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PO Box 498 - Bass Lake, CA 93604
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Summit Employment

Each year Summit Adventure, a non-profit Christian organization, hires several qualified applicants to fulfill our seasonal & oLITE positions. Whether you’re a seasoned outdoor professional or just starting out, Summit Adventure is the perfect place to perfect your wilderness skills, be challenged and grow as an individual. Prepare yourself for a summer packed full of adventure!

Take a look at the information provided below regarding our oLITE & seasonal positions. Applications will be accepted between December 1st and March 1st. We recommend that you return your application as early as possible. Hiring is completed by March 15th for the summer season. For answers to additional questions concerning employment, please contact us via the form on this page.

oLITE: Outdoor Leadership Intern Experience

This 12-week internship program is geared toward applicants currently enrolled in college or who have just graduated. The oLITE program will fill your summer with adventure, community building and self-exploration. You will partner with Summit Adventure to learn the ins and outs of an adventure-based ministry focused on serving. Summit Adventure provides room and board during your enrollment in the oLITE program.

This unpaid internship can qualify as academic credit through your college or university. Verifying and obtaining academic credit through the oLITE program is the responsibility of the applicant. Please notify Summit Adventure of your intentions, and we will support you in your efforts.

oLITE Application Forms

*Please email completed oLITE applications to info@summitadventure.com or mail to PO Box 498 Bass Lake, CA 93604.

Seasonal Positions

Summit Adventure hires several seasonal positions each year. These positions include Wilderness Instructor, Logistics, Base Coordinator and Cook positions. These positions help Summit conduct exciting, spiritually inspiring and physically demanding wilderness courses for populations including families, youth, adults, the disabled and church groups. Positions are seasonal from late‐May through August or September.

For a detailed listing and description of these positions, and an application, please download the following forms.

Employment Forms

*Please submit completed applications along with a cover letter and resume to info@summitadventure.com. The application deadline for seasonal positions is January 31, 2015.

Full-Time Positions

Summit Adventure is not currently accepting applications for full-time positions.


Internship Position

Summit Adventure is currently accepting applications for the following position. To apply please send a cover letter, resume and three references to info@summitadventure.com. The closing deadlines for these positions are indicated in the individual descriptions. CONTACT: Jair Drooger, Marketing and Development Director.

Employment Forms

Internship Fundraising Page 

Summit Adventure interns live and work at our base in Bass Lake, CA. We provide housing and food to our interns at no charge, but we ask that our interns help us offset some of the costs of room and board through fundraising. Although interns are not required to raise a minimum amount of money, all fundraising efforts will help keep our internship program viable. We have created a fundraising portal that makes it easy to reach out to friends and family to seek support. Interns can use the portal to set up their fundraising page and donors can use it to submit contributions.