Best. Summer. Ever.

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Spend your summer on mission.

A summer at SAMBICA is an adventure! Serve God, meet new friends, jump off high dives, and guide children in discovering their faith in Jesus. Each day brings joy, fun, and impactful moments.

Join a unified team aiming toward the same vision of inspiring youth to a relationship with Jesus Christ. Behind the scenes or on the front lines, the adventure awaits you - come and see for yourself!

For more information on Summer 2020 staffing, email


"SAMBICA has been a place which has not only pushed me to face my fears but also introduced me to myself. I would not be who I am today without the summers at camp."

- Taylor


"My experience at SAMBICA was like getting a glimpse of what heaven is like."



"The summers I’ve spent at SAMBICA will always be one of the most memorable and fulfilling summers of my life."


Where our Staff Come From

Our staff come from all over the U.S. and the world to serve at SAMBICA. Check out the map below to see where!

Recruiting Calendar

City: Phoenix, AZ

Date: November 5, 2019

Location: Grand Canyon University

City: Flagstaff, AZ

Date: November 7, 2019

Location: Northern Arizona University

City: Glendale, AZ

Date: November 6, 2019

Location: Arizona Christian University

City: Riverside, CA

Date: October 17, 2019

Location: California Baptist University

City: Azusa, CA

Date: October 16, 2019

Location: Azusa Pacific University

City: La Mirada, CA

Date: October 18, 2019

Location: Biola University

City: Santa Clarita, CA

Date: October 15, 2019

Location: Masters University


Date: December 7, 2019

Location: Christmas Carnival


Date: December 13, 2019

Location: Staff Christmas Party


Date: December 14, 2019

Location: Christmas Carnival

Talk to the Experts

Want to know what the summer camp experience is really like? Click the name of one of our current summer staffers below to talk about spending your summer at SAMBICA. Don't see your school listed? Reach out to Ray or Ashlyn (also below).

Ana Manzanares

Azusa Pacific University

Jaci Clark

Azusa Pacific University

Liz Heffington

Azusa Pacific University

Celine LaBossier

Biola University

Clara Haynes

Biola University

Carissa Arguello

California Baptist University

Isaac Elliot

California Baptist University

Gabi Beckman

Concordia University Irvine

Anna Lynn Heine

Eckerd College

Brianna Stahly-Hale

George Fox University

Grace Stevens

Grand Canyon University

Olivia Fletcher

Grand Canyon University

Jenni Bryson

Western Washington University

Nathan Smith

Western Washington University

Alexis Archuleta

Whitworth University

Danielle Litrell

Whitworth University

Michaela Allen

SAMBICA Recreation Manager

Ashlyn Casto

SAMBICA Program Manager

Summer Team FAQ's

At least 15. While we prefer those who are 18 years or older, there are certain roles that are considered for younger students.

Yes! In some cases, we may be able to accommodate your schedule. Make sure when you apply that you specify which dates conflict with our summer schedule. Time off must be written on your contract and cleared through the Program Director prior to hire.

Yes! If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the Volunteer Interest Form.

Within two weeks of receiving your application. We hire applicants as they apply, so the sooner you apply the better. If you have any questions, contact Michaela Allen at (425) 746-9110 x34 or

Easily. We conduct Skype or FaceTime interviews with out-of-state applicants but can also conduct a phone interview if necessary.

Yes - and a lot of it! If you live out of state SAMBICA will cover up to $300.00 of your travel fees.

Yes. Camp is your home for the summer. On your time off, feel free to come and go at your leisure. We have a fridge for staff meals as well as washers and dryers for laundry.

Many of our summer team members have cars and are usually willing to take others when needed. We will often sponsor trips to the store or around Bellevue in the camp vans. In a pinch, feel free to use the local bus station right down the road from camp that will take you to the store or even to downtown Seattle for a day of fun!

Beautiful. You couldn’t ask for better weather. Summers are typically warm at around 70 – 85 degrees with low humidity. On average we will have only a couple days of rain.

No. SAMBICA is a non-denominational ministry.