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Laity Lodge Youth Camp a Christian Summer Camp in TexasIf you are looking for a summer job that will change your life and the lives of others, we have an opportunity for you. Laity Lodge Youth Camp is an incredible place to serve God, love others, and enjoy life. If you are interested in being challenged, encouraged, stretched, inspired, motivated, and transformed, this is the place for you.

We are looking for young, passionate men and women who want to use their summer to impact God’s kingdom by impacting young lives. LLYC provides a platform for you to share your life with others. We work to create a unique environment where relationships grow deep, God’s love is shown, and His truth rings loud. As you get a front-row seat to watch lives being changed in the name of Christ, you will build lifelong friendships, make sweet memories, be stretched and grown in new ways, receive personal fulfillment of being part of something great, and so much more.

The LLYC Experience

The atmosphere of LLYC is like no other. We are located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, where our 1,900-acre playground clearly displays God’s handiwork. From our spontaneous program to our intentional discipleship, we create an environment where God’s love is on full display in the context of relational ministry.

From a shaving cream fight . . . to a late night Rodeo Dance . . . to jumping off a cliff into the Frio River . . . from an ice cream gutter sundae . . . to a crazy game of ultimate Frisbee . . . to having the opportunity to sit with a camper and tell them how much Jesus loves them—enough to die for them . . . LLYC is an incredible, life-changing way to spend your summer. We are confident you will leave the gates of LLYC different than when you came.

Applying for Summer Staff

Laity Lodge Youth Camp a Christian Summer Camp in TexasApplying for summer staff with LLYC is a simple process. Everything you need to begin the employment process is contained in detail here on this website.

If you are concerned about never having been to Laity Lodge Youth Camp or about not having enough previous experience in this line of work, don’t worry. Complete the application anyway. If hired, our staff retreat and staff-training week will familiarize you with LLYC, help you get to know your fellow staff members, and assist you in acquiring the necessary skills to do a great job during the summer!

We expect God to do amazing things this summer! We hope that you will join us in our mission of showing campers the love of Christ while providing them with the best two weeks of their lives. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

2017 Summer Staff Dates

Staff Retreats
Staff/Crew Retreat: March 24 – 26
Staff Week LLYC: May 27 – June 1
Staff Week LLFC: May 29 – June 1

LLFC Staff Dates
LLFC Crew & JCI: June 3 – July 8
LLFC Staff & JCI: June 3 – July 15

LLYC Staff Dates
All Summer: June 3 – August 5
First Half: June 3 – July 1
Second Half: July 1 – August


Seasonal Positions

September 15, 2016: Application available on LLYC website

October 19, 2016: Fall Application Deadline

Central staff candidates are required to apply by the October 19 deadline. College staff candidates (any applicant currently in college) can apply by the October 19 deadline if they would like to receive an interview during the fall season.

October 24-November 18, 2016: Fall Interviews

Candidates who submit an application for central staff or college staff by October 19 will be contacted for an interview between October 24 and November 18.

December 16, 2016: Fall Hiring Decisions

Any applicant who was interviewed between October 24 and November 18 will receive an answer from us on your hiring status by December 16.

December 31, 2016: Final Spring Application Deadline

College staff who did not apply in October and any high school staff are required to submit their application by December 31, 2016.

January 9-January 29, 2017: Spring Interviews

Any college staff who submitted an application after October 19, 2016, will be contacted for an interview between January 9 and January 29, 2017. All high school staff will be interviewed between January 9 and January 29, 2017, even if you applied before October 19, 2016.

February 10, 2017: Spring Hiring Decisions

Any applicant interviewed between January 9 and January 29 will receive an answer from us on your hiring status by February 10, 2017. CREW Application Calendar

November 15, 2016: Crew Application available on LLYC website

Crew applications are available on the LLYC website for program crew and work crew (high school juniors).

January 15, 2017: Crew Application Deadline

Deadline to submit all crew applications

January 23-February 17, 2017: Crew Interviews

All crew applicants will be contacted for an interview between January 9 and January 29, 2017.

March 10, 2017: Crew Hiring Decisions

All crew applicants will be notified of their hiring status by mail by February 10, 2017.

Internship Program

We are excited that you are interested in the LLYC internship! Completed applications for the 2017-2018 LLYC internship must be submitted by November 30, 2016. Please follow the link below for a full description of the internship application and interview process. Do not hesitate to contact Karla Heath (; 830-315-9219) with any questions regarding The H. E. Butt Family Foundation Internship Program. Learn More

As a part of the LLYC Internship you will:

Create new relationships with potential summer staff candidates and maintain relationships with previous staff throughout the school year in a way that makes them feel loved, pursued, cared for, and encouraged in their faith.

Brainstorm, plan, schedule, organize, execute, and evaluate small recruiting events and large staff events in various college cities. Play a significant role in preparing for summer camp, including contributions to camp schedule, ministry curriculum, teaching opportunities, staff training, activity preparations, program ideas, etc.

Serve on central staff at either Echo Valley or Singing Hills, lead a team of summer staff, and help provide the BEST TWO WEEKS for every camper entering the Canyon.

For more information, see our full position profile, view our Internship Overview, or Apply Now! If you are interested in the HEBFF Communications or HEBFF Outdoor internship, visit their websites and learn more about what they do.


A backpacking trip in Colorado just for LLYC & LLFC Staff!

The Facts about Outbound: Colorado

The Destination: The rugged San Juan Mountains of Colorado

When: August 8-12, 2017 (Jam session ends August 5)

Who is eligible to go? All folks entering college or older

Deposit: $50 holds your spot

Cost: After your $50 deposit, the remaining $250 must be paid before we leave for the trip. You can pay cash, check (make out to "Laity Lodge Foundation"), or call Gena Edwards (830-315-9215) to process a credit card. The cost of the trip covers all necessities for backpacking—gear, food, guides, etc. However, it does not cover travel to/from Colorado (most attendees carpool) or clothing items.

More info: Contact Karla at 706-836-2553 or

Click here to make a deposit