Thank 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.

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: *Positions will be posted January 2022*

If you are a student applying for a seasonal position, please complete this application. Students must be enrolled at least half-time in a college degree program or be attending high school.

If you are not a student or are applying for a year-round position, materials must be submitted via the position links below. You will need to create a profile and application, then upload the following materials:

1) a cover letter that describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position

2) a resume/curriculum vitae

3) contact information for three professional references

Positions Available:

Lakeside Classroom Field Teacher: Spring Session: April 25th through June 10th; Fall Session: August 29th through November 7th. 

Field Teacher Job Description

Summer Camp Field Teachers & Trip Leaders: June 13th through August 19th.

Summer Camp- Field Teacher Job Description

7-month positions are available: Lakeside Classroom positions combined with Summer Camp positions.

Dining Hall Positions: Seasonal employment: Positions available mid-April to the end of October as well as from July to August.  Please inquire at 207-665-2068 to obtain further information.

Hourly Job Application (PDF): send application with 3 reference contacts; see descriptions below.

Food Service Assistant Cook Job Description

Food Service Kitchen Assistant Job Description

Food Service Lead Cook Job Description

Staff assisting camper at top of zip line tower
Staff smiling with a deputy warden


We would be happy to work with successful applicants to create internships from 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.

Camper and Staff smiling

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:

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:

Searches will be completed when positions are filled.

Non-discrimination Statement

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).