Residential summer 4-H Camp job opportunities available

Even though it’s winter, it’s not too early to start thinking about summer camp or summer jobs. 4-H has a way to combine both. Kentucky 4-H is now hiring 44 energetic staff members for its four summer residential camps.

Many opportunities for rewarding summer jobs have recently been posted on the University of Kentucky employment website. For more information about the application process, go to Applications must be completed online at Once on the UK Jobs website, search for available camp positions under the Cooperative Extension job category. The deadline for applications is Feb. 24.

All staff members are required to be trained and certified in first aid and CPR before the beginning of camp staff training in May for 4-H camping program to employ them. Prospective applicants need to be aware that employees are required to attend the pre-camp training program and summer in-service training provided at each location. Pre-employment criminal background and National Sex Offender checks will be conducted on all new UK employees.

4-H camping in Kentucky is one of the largest co-educational camping programs in the nation. The camps are located throughout the state and are accredited by the American Camp Association. The program hosts more than 10,000 youth each summer. The summer residential camping program is for 9 to 14 year-olds and is four to five days in length.

For information about working this summer at 4-H Camp, please contact Pendleton County Cooperative Extension. 

Source: Darrell Stillwell, extension specialist for 4-H Camp