2014 Summer Staff Positions Have Been Filled

Summer Camp Staff Application is closed for the summer of 2014


THANK YOU for your interest in the Florida 4-H Camping Program.

The application deadline has passed. If you have questions or would like to request information regarding the upcoming summer, please contact Kim Gumbiner, Florida 4-H State Camping Business/Administrative Manager, at kimball@ufl.edu.

Qualifications for Summer Program Staff and Interns:

Preferably applicants will have 4-H experience as a camp counselor and a 4-H Agent’s referral, but this is not required.  Applicants with other youth related experience will also be considered.  We’re looking for ENERGETIC, CREATIVE & MATURE individuals to help lead and teach youth at our residential camping facilities.  EOE/AA.

Age requirements for Summer Program Staff:

It is required that applicants have been out of high school for at least one year before applying for this position.

Age requirements for Summer Program Interns:

It is required that applicants have  completed high school before applying for this position.

Selection process for New Applicants:

Applications will be reviewed by the State Program Coordinator and the Camp’s Business / Administrative Manager, and applicants who are selected for an in-person interview will be notified by email the first week of January.

Interview Weekend: 

All applicants will be expected to attend a weekend-long working interview.

Mandatory Summer Program Staff Trainings

Staff Training Dates: 

First Weekend Staff Training: February 14th-16th, 2014

Second Weekend Staff Training: March 14th-16th, 2014

Shooting Sports Certification Training: April 11th-13th, 2014

Week-long Staff Training: May 11th-16th, 2014

Lifeguard Training: May 18th-23rd, 2014

Before applying for summer staff, please make sure that if selected, you will be able to attend these trainings. 

New staff are paid at the rate of $220.00 per week, plus room and board.  Staff live on camp and have no cabin responsibilities with the youth.  Staff are fed Sunday dinner through Friday lunch and have most weekends off.  If a camp has a rental group in for the weekend some staff may be asked to work, but they are paid extra for the weekend work.