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Falling Creek Staff

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We are a team of talented individuals, super heroes, coaches, memory makers, listeners, problem solvers – a community with purpose, united by a shared code of values and common goals.

Why Falling Creek?

Being a summer camp counselor is one of the most rewarding, challenging and enjoyable jobs you will ever have. If you want to make a difference in the lives of others while having fun and building life skills, there’s no better place to spend your summer than Falling Creek Camp. Each summer our select group of staff members come together for a common purpose — to help our campers become the men that God intends them to be.

What does it take?

Don’t just take our word for it!

Hear from John Chidsey, former Falling Creek counselor and current Subway CEO, about why he believes working at camp will set you up for future success.

“As a former FCC counselor, I can attest to the profoundly positive impact that role played in my life. Not only do you develop life-long relationships with staff and campers, but you learn ever-important soft skills through managing teams and navigating tough situations. It provides the perfect foundation from which any career can be built.”

Jonathan G. / Counselor, 2009 & 2011

Are You A Former Camper?

Take part in the greatest camp tradition: returning to FCC as a staff member to “pass it on!”

We recently introduced the exclusive Challenge Coins shown in this video, given only to counselors who were former campers. They’re a small way to recognize the commitment of former campers, returning to “pass it on” as staff.

It's Your Time

My experiences at Falling Creek significantly enhanced my reliance on faith, brotherhood, training/preparation, leadership, and field craft which are all so vital to succeeding as a Commissioned Officer and a leader of Marines.

Lt.Col. Bethea / Camper, CIT, 1984-1989

Essential Skills

Love of Brotherhood. Dedication to live by the Falling Creek Code. Patient. Genuinely Enthusiastic. Friendly. Eager to Grow. Open to Offer and Receive Feedback. Able to Think on Your Feet. Good Decision Maker. Hard Working. Get-It-Done Attitude. Available from Late May until Early August. Completed At Least One Year of College and/or At Least 19 Years Old.

Working at camp teaches you invaluable 21st century skills. Read more about how your camp experience can translate to your resume here.

If you are wondering about what you want to do for the summer, please consider being a counselor at FCC, a place to grow personally and have an awesome experience to be a positive role model to youngsters, this place had one of the most positive impacts on my life.

Vince G. / Counselor, 1987-97

Application Tips

We take great care and pride in recruiting and selecting the best talent to make up our 140-member staff. If you think you might be ready to work at camp, you can help yourself stand out by familiarizing yourself with Falling Creek and our talent acquisition process.

Learn to stand out

How to Apply

Ready to work at camp? View the overall job description and requirements, then complete your application online! Follow our 4 Application Steps if you’re not sure where to start. If you have any questions along the way, feel free to contact us for more information.

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I’ve been a camp counselor, an intern in a brokerage firm, and a law clerk. I learned more from being a counselor than anywhere else. Nothing will help you grow up faster than being at a place like Falling Creek. The camp counselor experience can prepare you to be your best.

Matthew G. / Columbia, South Carolina