Employment Opportunities at Bryant Pond

camper in canoe lifts paddle over head and smilesThank you for your interest in employment at the University of Maine 4-H Camp & Learning Center at Bryant Pond.

Please see below information regarding available positions:

The 4-H Camp & Learning Center at Bryant Pond is located on Lake Christopher in beautiful Western Maine. Lake Christopher is home to a bountiful amount of wildlife including loons, turtles, and bald eagles. Our expansive waterfront includes space for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and paddle boarding. The main campus features 170 acres of forest and mountain trails which lead up to a scenic overlook of the surrounding area as well as onsite streams and ponds for critter catching.
Within our camp facility, our low ropes and high ropes course give participants the chance to work together on their leadership and teamwork skills. In addition to that our facility boasts a large recreation field for games and activities as well as rifle, shotgun, and archery ranges for our specialized programs. The camp facilities include an expansive dining hall and a state of the art shower house as well as a large bunkhouse, hillside cabins and several campsites for campsites for remote programs.
We are looking for energetic outgoing staff who are interested in spending some time in the mountains of Maine!

We provide camps to introduce children to a unique blend of outdoor fun, environmental education, and practical outdoor skills for over 50 years. Surrounded by Maine’s sparkling lakes and diverse forests, our programs combine inspired fun and experiential education with the development of outdoor skills, offering outdoor-based education for people of all ages and backgrounds. Learning to care for our natural world and for ourselves outdoors are our most important goals.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

To Apply: 

Immediate openings for a full time cook! We are looking for a energetic quality-oriented team players to join our team. Position available is the breakfast and lunch shift up to 40 hours per week.  Prior kitchen experience preferred with basic knowledge of food prep and sanitation standards.  Seasonal employment positions are available though the end of October as well as summer-only from July to August. For cook-specific details and pay rates please click the Food service technician link below.

Food Service Technician

When applying, you will need to create a profile and application, then upload the following materials:

  • a cover letter that describes your experience, interests, and
    suitability for the position.
  • resume/curriculum vitaea
  • contact information for three professional references

Lakeside Classroom Field Teachers: Fall session August 28th through October 27th .

Applicants applying for positions, materials must be submitted via the position links below: 

Lakeside Classroom Field Teacher Application: The pay range is $450 to $550 based upon qualifications. Field Teacher Job Description (PDF).

Lakeside Classroom Field Teachers: We have several time lengths available:

Spring Session: April 24th through June 9th

Full season 7-month appointments April 24th through October 27th

Fall session: August 28th through October 27th .

SUMMER 2023!

Returning staff please apply here!

New staff, please apply here! (STUDENTS) (If you are currently a student)
New staff, please apply BELOW!! (NON STUDENT) (If you are not enrolled in school)


We would be happy to work with successful applicants to create internships for any of our positions.  If you are looking to earn internship credit for one of our advertised positions, please note this on your application for that position. If you have an idea for an internship that does not align with a listed position, please contact one of our Directors with your proposal.

Inquiries About Positions:

Field Teachers, 7-month positions, and Camp Counselors:

University of Maine 4-H Camp & Learning Center
attn: Mary Proulx
PO Box 188
Bryant Pond, ME 04219
or e-mail: mary.gorham@maine.edu

Cook, Cleaning, and Maintenance positions:

University of Maine 4-H Camp & Learning Center
attn: Bethany Pelletier
PO Box 188
Bryant Pond, ME 04219
or e-mail: bethany.pelletier@maine.edu

Searches will be completed when positions are filled.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).