Nurse - Kitchen
Manager - General Kitchen
Staff - Groom - Drivers
apply for any position, you may contact us at our 800 number,
by e-mail, or regular mail. Applications for most positions are available online. All of the positions listed
are for SUMMER EMPLOYMENT ONLY.
have two Registered Nurses on duty at each camp when we are
in session. Most come for a full season,
but if you can only stay for a shorter time, that can often work. Nurses live in the camp infirmary and eat in our
dining hall. Time off is 36 hours per week. We can often
do a "trade for services"
if you have a child you would like to bring as a camper.
Call us about salary.
and responsibilities include the treatment of health problems
and minor injuries such as lacerations, blisters, boils,
etc., and insuring that such minor problems do not become
major ones. Nurses provide immediate medical treatment
in case of serious injury, and care for infirmary in-patients.
There is normally a doctor in residence who is available
for consultation almost any time. Most nurses enjoy the active lifestyle of
camp; if you like to swim, play tennis, ride, sail, etc.,
you can easily participate. During this time you are, of
course, available for duty when needed.
An application may be downloaded here. A resume is welcome, but not a substitute for the application.
Each kitchen feeds a normal maximum of 260 people per
meal, three meals per day, family style, seven days per
week, from early June through mid August. There are frequently
reduced numbers, since campers are often out of camp
on camping trips.
goal of our food service is to maintain a very high quality
menu, with balanced meals and good variety. Our clientele
includes 8 - 17 year old children, young adults, and older
staff members; we accommodate vegetarians and those with
special dietary needs.. We must do this as economically
as possible, but the emphasis is on good food over strict
economy when choices must be made. We'd like for our campers
(and staff) to go home saying,
"I'm gonna miss camp cooking!"
Manager responsibilities include:
train and supervise a crew of approximately 12 employees.
planning; good vegetarian dishes are essential.
an inventory and order as necessary.
a clean kitchen.
"good practices" and ensure proper food storage
regulations are followed.
successful applicant should have:
strong background in food service.
personnel management skills.
abilities in organization, planning, and supervision
willingness to work long hours.
Kitchen Staff: We need cooks and food preparers to
help feed an average of 260 hungry kids and staff. Kitchen
staff work in shifts
from roughly 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. There is free time during
the day to rest or play, and some opportunities to participate
An application for kitchen staff may be downloaded here.
are normally two or three on the barn staff. Your responsibilities
include (but are not limited to!) care of approximately
20 horses, help with campers in and around the barn, assistance
to the riding staff and care and maintenance of the barn
area. The work is hard and the hours are long, but the
rewards of "hands on"
experience with horses and kids in various situations are
immeasurable. Expect to work 6 full days a week and to be "on
staff live at camp and eat in the dining room. Generally,
time off is 6:00 p.m. Saturday until breakfast Monday.
During our Main Camp session, grooms usually have an hour
off a day during activity hours to pursue an "in-camp" activity,
a staff member, your responsibilities extend well beyond
the riding program. You will be a role model to some campers,
a friend to others and a co-worker to some of the finest
people you will ever meet.
and bus drivers are a bit different from our other staff,
in that they typically live in town nearby and may or may
not work full time. They are essential to running our tripping
program though, and we are usually in search of good, safe,
primarily use 15 passenger vans to transport small groups
of campers all over western North Carolina for backpacking,
canoeing, mountain biking, and sailing trips. We drop them
off at the beginning of their trips and then pick them
up a few days later. Drivers should have extensive experience
and an exemplary safety record. Having a CDL is required
if you would be driving our school bus.