Both SURGE and SONBURST need mature Christian applicants who have a significant and active relationship with the Lord. Applicants need to have a solid prayer and devotional life in order to effectively minister to children and youth at camp. This application is for both SURGE and SONBURST programs. You will be placed in the program that best suits your age, experience, abilities and the personnel needs of the two programs.

To apply:
Completely read and fill out the application.
E-mail completed application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. put your name and the word “application” in the subject line or send it to Hope Church at Silver Lake, 11329 23rd Dr. SE, Everett, WA 98208 or fax it to 425-357-1394.
You need to have two references filled out. One by your pastor, youth pastor or youth worker (absolutely required) and one by a Christian friend or mentor. It is your job to make sure references are filled out on your behalf. You will not be considered without a pastoral reference and priority will be given to those with two.
There is a $35 dollar fee for counseling in the Surge or Sonburst program. If accepted, register online at by June 9th or you may be replaced. Register as, "Deposit only", with $35.00 payment by credit or debit card."

Applications and reference forms are due May 1st. Applications may be submitted after this date but priority will given to those that have paperwork in by that date.
Counselor Training will take place at Warm Beach Bible Camp’s Maple Center beginning Sunday June 24nd at 7pm and go until campers arrive on Tuesday.

New applicants should download and print the following application form (pdf) or application form (doc).

Returning applicants from last year should download and print the following application form (pdf) or application form (doc).

The Reference form is also available for download in pdf or Word format.