Pool Lifeguard – Lifeguards are a necessity for a fun and safe summer camping program. All lifeguards must be CPR & First Aid Certified. A valid Lifeguard Certification is required, but Water Safety Instructor Certification is preferred. A pool lifeguard’s primary responsibility is the safety of campers, and lifeguards are also responsible for maintaining the pool. Additionally, pool lifeguards will have the opportunity to teach swimming lessons.
Lake Lifeguard– Lifeguards are a necessity for a fun and safe summer camping program. All lifeguards must be CPR & First Aid Certified. A valid Lifeguard Certification is required, but Water Safety Instructor Certification is preferred. A lake lifeguard’s primary responsibility is the safety of campers, and lake lifeguards are also responsible for maintaining lifesaving equipment and boats. Additionally, lake lifeguards will have the opportunity to teach campers how to properly canoe.
Concession Attendant – Throughout the day, campers have opportunities to purchase snacks and souvenirs from the concession stand. The concession attendant will be responsible for maintaining an inventory and handling money.
Craft House Instructor – The craft house is a popular place for campers to express their creativity and make new friends. The craft house instructor will help campers create works of art out of leather, stained glass, and a variety of other materials. The instructor is responsible for maintaining an accurate inventory and creating an welcoming atmosphere.
Airbrush Instructor – For many campers, visiting the airbrush shop is a highlight of their time at camp. Campers love choosing unique designs and vibrant colors for their airbrushed products, and the airbrush instructor plays a key role in this process. Additionally, the instructor will maintain an inventory and help campers to operate the airbrush equipment.
Woodworking Instructor – The wood shop is where campers make projects that are often given as gifts for family and friends. Additionally, campers can build derby cars to compete in the Clyde Austin 500, a derby car race at the end of each camp week that is exciting for competitors and spectators alike. This position involves teaching the children how to use a saw and router. You will also have to keep an inventory of items.
As a Camp Staff, you will work as a team to lead special evening activities, including an opening night campfire program and land/water Olympics. You will also assist with various facilities maintenance and janitorial duties that are key to keeping our campers safe and healthy.
Some of the many benefits of working at the 4-H Center include free room and board, free meals on days you work, possible college credit or internship hours (requires pre-approval), leadership training, and memories that will last a lifetime.