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Campbell Gard YMCA Outdoor Center

Updated: July 4, 2005

Campbell Gard YMCA Outdoor Center is a year-round, non-profit YMCA camp located in southwest Ohio on the Great Miami River. Our site has over 600 acres of fields, forests, a lake, and program areas. We offer an Outdoor Education program specializing in living history and natural science education, as well as challenge adventure programming from August through May. We have a summer resident and day camp, and a flourishing year-round horse program. We are able to lodge 250 plus people. Our site has 10 modern lodges for participants with indoor restrooms, wood floors, heat and air-conditioning, and fireplaces. We also have a high and low ropes course, an indoor and outdoor climibing wall, an archery range, a nature center, a dining hall, a swimming pool and an equestrian center. We really focus on bringing the outdoors to school-age children and adults from many different socio-economic backgrounds. We work with people that have mental or physical challenges. We bring the YMCA mission of programming for all to life. We are looking to employ 7-8 hard working individuals as program specialists to assist with all camp programs with a focus in enviorntmental education. Program Specialists will lead groups of 12-14 children from various schools through 1-1.5 hour classes. We also have a position open as head naturalist which will help to coordinate the logistics of the schools’ visits. Positions are full-time, seasonal. We have a fall and spring OE season as well as summer camp. Applicants must love the outdoors and have a desire to work with children. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a two or four year degree. Natural science, education, and parks and rec majors are preferred, but all are considered. Experience with outdoor education and a valid driver’s license are desired. Pay range is $5.15-6.50 per hour with time over 40 hours paid at time and a half. We also provide on-site housing, meals, and a YMCA membership. We are currently accepting applications. Please send you letter of application and resume to us at P.O. Box 122, Overpeck, Ohio 45055 or email us.

Company Type(s): Non-Profit
Company Category(ies): Camp
Region(s): Central North US
Grade Level(s): Not Applicable


Address 1: P.O. Box 122
City: Overpeck
State/Province: Ohio
Country: United States
Postal Code: 45055


Phone: (513) 867-0600
Fax: (513) 867-0127
Contact Person: Vicky Feagans- Senior Program Director

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