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: 

Applicants applying for positions, materials must be submitted via the position links below: If you are a student age 17 and older applying for a seasonal position, please complete this New Staff Application (PDF). Students must be enrolled at least half-time in a college degree program or be attending high school.

Positions Available:

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

New staff, please apply here!

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 Camp Field Teacher Application (Bryant Pond): Summer Camp Field Teachers & Trip Leaders: June 12th through August 18th. Field teachers applying at this site will be based at Bryant Pond.  Summer Camp- Field Teacher Job Description (PDF)

Returning staff please apply here!

Summer Camp Field Teacher Application (Greenland Point) Greenland Point is located in beautiful Princeton, Maine, and is the sister camp to Bryant Pond.  This camp operates for four to five weeks in the summer.  For staff looking for a shorter teaching experience, this is the site for you. Please visit the Greenland Point 4-H Camp for more information about this site.  Questions about employment opportunities at GPC can be directed to Eri.Martin@maine.edu.

Dining Hall Positions: Seasonal employment positions are available from mid-April to the first week of November as well as summer-only from July to August. Please inquire at 207-665-2068 to obtain further information.  For cook-specific details and pay rates please click the links below.

Food Service Supervisor (1) Position available

Food Service Technician (4) Positions available

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


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).