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camp staff 2019

4-H Memorial Camp is operated through University of Illinois Extension. The camp is located approximately 30 miles southwest of Champaign adjacent to Allerton Park near Monticello, Illinois.  4-H Memorial Camp serves approximately 3,000 youth and adult campers each summer season.  Employees receive a one-week paid training session prior to camp.  

We serve approximately 300 youth and adult campers each summer. To make this happen we need a large number of motivated individuals to help make it happen. Our seasonal program staff and counselors live on sight during the weeks of camp. All positions are provided room and board in addition to salary. We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

Program Staff (at least 18 years old)

  • Seasonal Assistant Camp Director
  • Waterfront Director
  • Waterfront Assistants (2)
  • Recreation Director
  • Arts & Crafts Directors (2)
  • Outdoor Education Directors (2)
  • Climbing Tower Director
  • Creation Station (S.T.E.M.) Director
  • Assistant to the Nurse

Counselor Staff

  • Lead Female Counselor (at least 18 years old)  
  • Lead Male Counselor  (at least 18 years old) 
  • Senior Counselors (at least 18 years old)
  • Junior Counselors (16-17 years old)

To Apply

Applications will be accepted beginning January 1st. Positions will remain open until filled. Part of your application process is to gather three written references from respected individuals who are willing to document your character and work ethic. Teachers, past employers, and/or youth group leaders are all excellent examples of good references. You are not allowed to use a close relative as a reference. New applicants are not considered until three written references are submitted, so we recommend you personally gather the forms yourself, or provide a pre-addressed and stamped envelope to the individual providing the reference. See forms below.

Please refer all applications and/or questions to:

Andy Davis, Camp Director
4-H Memorial Camp
499 Old Timber Road
Monticello, IL  61856
phone: (217) 762-2741
email: ardavis1@illinois.edu