You may be busy going to class, doing homework and studying, but it’s time to think Summer! It’s time to think about being a counselor at Camp Sunshine! There has never been a more exciting time to join Camp Sunshine. This summer we will be serving 250 campers so the need for counselors is great! Tell your friends to register for the same session and prepare to have a blast!

There are a lot of reasons to be a counselor at Camp Sunshine:

  • It’s a fun, amazing experience!
  • You will meet and work with incredible, wonderful people.
  • You’ll feel good about yourself by helping others.
  • It’s great for strengthening bonds, building stronger teams, and developing new relationships.
  • It strengthens college applications, program letters of recommendation, and job applications.
  • It can fulfill volunteer and service hours for a variety of organizations.
  • You can see life through the eyes of a person with developmental disabilities.
  • You will feel the sacredness of being part of a group where everyone is loved and accepted “just the way they are.”
  • Many counselors return every year to experience the joy and excitement of Camp Sunshine.

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Apply here!

Welcome to Camp Sunshine’s Registration Process for 2018!

Below are tips to get you started:

  • Your answers will save automatically as you type them. You do not have to complete the entire application at once.
  • You can navigate between steps by clicking the green ‘Previous Step’ or ‘Next Step’ buttons at the bottom of the page.
  • You may also navigate between steps by clicking the step names listed on the menu on the right side of the page.
  • All parts of the application must be complete. Along the bottom of your screen you will see a percentage signifying your progress towards completion.
  • As you complete a section, a red circle on the menu on the right side of the page will turn to a green check. All red circles must turn into green checks for your application to be 100% complete.


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Camp Sunshine at Camp Henry

Newaygo, Mi
Orientation: June 30, 2018
Session 1: July 1 – 4
Session 2: July 5 – 8

Learn more about Camp Henry


Camp Sunshine at Camp Blodgett

West Olive, Mi
Orientation: July 29, 2018
Session 1: July 30 – August 2
Session 2: August 3 – 6

Learn more about Camp Blodgett

If you have questions or concerns, email us at, call the office at (616) 994-9897, or call Doug Ammeraal at (616) 218-4633.

New Counselor Reference Form

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Counselors In Training (CIT) Program