Camp Staff

University of KentuckyLexington, KY
Paid Internship

2 months ago


Job Title

Kentucky 4-H Camp Staff 2024

Job Location

Lexington, KY

Job Overview

Kentucky 4-H Camping is seeking summer staff who can provide exceptional customer service, high-quality educational programming, and endless fun for the 13,000+ campers and volunteers attending four residential 4-H camp facilities for summer 2024: (Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp, Nancy, KY; Feltner 4-H Camp, London, KY; North Central 4-H Camp, Carlisle, KY; West Kentucky 4-H Camp, Dawson Springs, KY). Available intern positions include (varies by locations): Program Educator, Shooting Sports, Leadership Development, Challenge Course, Environmental Education, Agriculture Education, and Aquatics. To view job descriptions and responsibilities visit


  • Salary Range: $1,500 - $3,450 per month, meals, and housing.
  • Visit to see a more precise salary based on job duties.


  • Provide exceptional customer service to campers and volunteers.
  • Deliver high-quality educational programming.
  • Create an engaging and fun environment for campers.


  • Required Education: High school diploma or GED required; College experience preferred.
  • Required Related Experience: Applicants preferred to be 18 years of age or older by August 1, 2024 for employment. Experience in the position for which the applicant is applying is preferred.
  • Required License/Registration/Certification: Applicants applying for an aquatics or Camp Program Educator position must possess a lifeguard certification from a nationally recognized organization valid through the entirety of summer and/or complete an aquatics training and certification session with 4-H staff. Lifeguards must be able to swim up to 500 yards lap swim without stopping, tread water for 2 minutes without use of hands, and retrieve a 10 pound object from 10 feet of water without goggles.
  • Physical Requirements: Applicant must be available to work long hours in a noisy environment, work in outside/hot conditions, and be on feet for long periods of time.
  • Shift: Days, nights, and some weekends. Staff are expected to live on the camp property and follow safety recommendations while on and off duty.
  • Internship positions are mid-May 2024 through early August 2024.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Psychology8%

  • Management Science6%

  • Education4%

  • Communication3%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations3%

  • 313 other majors73%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Teach For America
  • Marriott
  • Walt Disney World
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Relocation Assistance




Housing Assistance

(avg. $2,892)




Travel Stipend

(avg. $978)




Tuition Reimbursement




Medical Insurance




401(k) Company Match




Paid Holidays


Average internship hourly pay

For Southeast region

Education Management

Typical pay range:

$16.85 - $21.67

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Lexington, KY | $3,063/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,262

  • Miscellaneous$869

  • Food$380

  • Utilities$277

  • Transportation$275


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