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Summer Staff




Staff Benefits:

Weekly Stipend: Dependent on Certifications and Experience

Free Room and Board

Most weekends off

Internship Credit Available

Valuable work experience


At least 18 years old, or high school graduate

Availability June 1- August 10  (Dates vary by positions)

Previous experience working with youth preferred

Complete a background check

Current certification for these positions:

  • Lifeguard: Waterfront Lifeguarding and First Aid

  • Boating: Waterfront Lifeguarding/First Aid OR Canoe certification

  • Shooting Sports:  Basic Archery Instructor, NRA (contact us for specifics)

*If you need help finding a certification course, please contact us.


How to Apply:

1.  Read the job description for your desired position: 


2.  Watch the videos below and review the Rules for Staff.

3.  Complete an application.

4.  Make sure the contact information for your references on your application is correct. 

5.  Once Camp Whitewood receives your application and has contacted your references, you will be contacted.

The following videos will give you a glimpse of what it is like to work at Camp Whitewood.


Do you have 30 years of camp experience, a degree in outdoor recreation, all of the possible outdoor certifications? If you answered yes you probably own your own camp, if you answered no but still have a passion for working with children then please apply. Camp Whitewood isn't looking for the person who can do everything we are looking for people who care. Camp Whitewood is hiring creative, responsible, and kid-oriented individuals for summer Day Camp and Resident Camp programs. Join the effort to give kids a world of good at camp. An outstanding summer experience awaits you!  4-H Camp Whitewood is proud to have been providing an enriching and memorable camp experience for over 77 years.  We welcome over 3,000 campers from all over northeastern Ohio to take part in our camping programs each year.

 If you are ready to answer the call, please send a resume to Andy Hudak at or call 440-272-5275. 

Applying for a Day Camp position? Watch this video too

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