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Director of Day Camp Operations

The Director of Day Camp Operations is responsible for the development and execution of the Day Camp ministry content and operations. The Camp Director oversees the Day Camp Summer staff and collaborates with the Global Leadership Team to ensure the highest levels of safety, execute excellent ministry programs, maximize guest satisfaction, and maintain financial sustainability. This includes oversight of the operational calendar, leading and developing staff, engaging in guest relations, setting and tracking to the annual budget, and championing strong communication. This position also has day-to-day responsibility for implementing and directing all facets of the ministry programs, including alignment with Sky Ranch’s mission, vision, and values. The Camp Director will lead in working toward compliance with the ACA accreditation program for the day camp programs.


Set up and maintain relationships with organizations, churches, and schools in the North Texas area to plan and execute Day Camp programs at their facilities.
Execute and refine the strategic plan and lead the general operations for the camp, which includes managing the logistics, calendars, and operations.
Manage the full budget for the camp, including financial reports as needed.
Manage all permits, contracts, etc.
Manage seasonal opening and closing of facility for summer camps
Find locations to host campers that fit our camper demographic and marketing base. Travel required during fall, spring, and summer.
Ensure that the camp activities and operations are safe and operable.
Retail duties.
Oversee both the development of and the day-to-day execution of camp specific programs to ensure that ministry programs, activities, and operations are safe, operable, and staffed.
Train and manage summer staff assigned to all Day Camp site locations.
Locate and manage housing and meals for all requiring summer staff
Organize and schedule all maintenance, inspections, rentals, and insurance of activities and vehicles.
Manage distribution of all AV equipment.
Work with risk management and Sky Ranch Staff to ensure excellence in standards defined by our industry and internal policies and procedures.
Hire and train staff. Provide direction and supervision of direct reports and all staff; provide professional growth and development; develop and communicate goals and objectives; monitor, evaluate, and provide constructive feedback and direction to direct reports; conduct annual performance and ongoing evaluation.
Provide spiritual leadership for the entire staff and guest community.
Participate in development and execution of Sky Ranch’s vision and strategic objectives as a member of the Global Leadership Team.


Maintain compliance with Sky Ranch’s employee policies and procedures.
Maintain compliance with all state and federal laws and regulatory requirements.
Perform other duties as required.


Day Camp Operations Budget



Bachelor’s degree preferred.


Three years of experience


Basic understanding of the field of summer camp ministries.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Proficient working knowledge and ability to use various office software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Basic internet and social media skills.


Ability to effectively manage staff in areas such as: selection, development, coaching, motivation, scheduling, and performance evaluation.
Excellent leadership skills necessary to appropriately influence people to achieve a desired outcome.
Ability to train and motivate team members.
Ability to relate positively, influentially, and sensitively to a broad spectrum of persons in a variety of multi-tiered relationships and settings to include but not limited to guests (youth and families), clergy and staff of various Christian churches and organizations of all sizes, cultural identities and worship styles, co-workers, peers, and board members.
Proven successful leadership experience; ability to build unity amongst a team and motivate them to work together toward a common mission.
Excellent interpersonal skills, and relationship building skills. Ability to plan, manage, and report budgets proficiently. Exceptional financial management skills.
Ability to provide logistical planning and facilitate meetings, and/or retreats as required.
Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions.
Ability to exercise independent thinking and initiative.
Ability to deal with complex situations or issues and make effective, timely and appropriate decisions.
Excellent organizational skills; ability to multi-task and manage a variety of tasks.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to communicate the vision of Sky Ranch to both internal and external customers.


Guests, churches, vendors and schools.


All location-specific physical assets; buildings, grounds, vehicles, equipment and inventory.


Ability to use up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects.
Ability to grasp, push, pull, carry or otherwise manipulate objects; ability to perform tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles and foot and/or hand-eye coordination.
Requires physical agility, including but not limited to: bending for items below or reaching for items above the individual; crawling under desks; stooping, and climbing step stools or ladders.


The position may be located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex or at our East Texas location depending upon the needs of the day camp team. The staff member will need to commute either way.
Works indoors in normal office environment majority of the time.
Works in and exposed to East Texas environmental conditions part of the time.
Little to no exposure to physical risk.
Ability to travel to various geographic locations, including travel by car, and some overnight stays including weekends.


Commitment to Christian principles and teachings both professionally and personally. Must be able to fully support Sky Ranch’s Doctrinal Statement. An active membership in a church whose spiritual beliefs are aligned with Sky Ranch’s Doctrinal Statement.

Commitment to Sky Ranch’s Vision, Mission, Values (A.R.E.) and Principles (WOW, Stewardship, and Excellence) demonstrated in daily behavior.

Must demonstrate annually a clear background check and review of child safety practices as required for camp accreditation by the American Camping Association.

Possess personal spiritual discipline that models a proactive approach toward personal, spiritual, and relational health.

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Camp Director



Updated: 1/14/2022 2:08:03 PM

Job Contact:
Cali McCormac
(469) 484-3618

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Why work at Sky Ranch- Dallas Office:

Sky Ranch is one of North America's premiere Christian Camping organizations, with locations in Texas, Colorado, and Oklahoma, offering programs year-round. Sky Ranch exists to provide people with a positive, recreational, fun, and memorable experience, while being exposed to the truths of the Word of God.

7616 Lyndon B. Johnson Fwy., S
    Dallas, TX 75251

(469) 484-3618

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