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Student Affairs COVID-19 Response.

Outdoor Jobs Fair

Date: February 24, 2021
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Virtual Fair via Handshake

We invite students of all majors who thrive in outdoor activity to meet with employers who are looking to turn their passions into a profession. The annual Outdoor Jobs Fair will host top camps, conference centers, and resorts from throughout the US who are eager to make a connection and recruit for their organizations. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to lock in summer jobs, internships, and full-time employment gaining skills in teaching, counseling, leading, climbing, boating, and more in the world's biggest classroom, the great outdoors.


  • Have your resume ready
  • Dress in appropriate attire

How to prepare:

Student Registration is Closed

Related Events

In addition to the fair, we are hosting a variety of supporting events to help students who are interested in the recreation field. Be sure to check out the following events and register in Handshake.

Listed below are the employers attending the Spring 2021 fair:

Organization Location
Agap Kure Beach MinistriesFuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Appalachian State University - University RecreationBoone, North Carolina
Asbury Hills Camp and Retreat CenterCleveland, South Carolina
Avid4 AdventureLouisville, Colorado
Blue Ridge CampClayton, Georgia
Camp Arrowhead for BoysZirconia, North Carolina
Camp CarolinaBrevard, North Carolina
Camp Glen ArdenZirconia, North Carolina
Camp GrierOld Fort, North Carolina
Camp HighlanderHorse Shoe, North Carolina
Camp IllaheeBrevard, North Carolina
Camp Lakey Gap Autism ProgramsBlack Mountain, North Carolina
Camp ManitouOakland, Maine
Camp Merrie-Woode, The Merrie-Woode FoundationSapphire, North Carolina
Camp Mount ShepherdAsheboro, North Carolina
Camp North StarPoland, Maine
Camp PinewoodHendersonville, North Carolina
Camp Somerset for GirlsSmithfield, Maine
Camp TekoaHendersonville, North Carolina
Camp Ton-A-WandahHendersonville, North Carolina
Camp Twin LakesAtlanta, Georgia
Camp Walt WhitmanPiermont, New Hampshire
Camp WayfarerFlat Rock, North Carolina
Camp WestminsterConyers, Georgia
Camps Merri-Mac and TimberlakeBlack Mountain, North Carolina
Chestnut Ridge Camp and Retreat CenterEfland, North Carolina
ChristmountBlack Mountain, North Carolina
Clemson Outdoor Lab CampsPendleton, South Carolina
Coastal Kayak Touring CompanyDuck, North Carolina
Don Lee CenterArapahoe, North Carolina
Eagle's Nest FoundationPisgah Forest, North Carolina
Falling Creek CampZirconia, North Carolina
Girl Scouts- North Carolina Coastal PinesRaleigh, North Carolina
Glorieta CampsGlorieta, New Mexico
Grandfather Golf & Country ClubBoone, North Carolina
Green River AdventuresSaluda, North Carolina
Gwynn Valley CampBrevard, North Carolina
High Peak CampEstes Park, Colorado
Holston Presbytery Camp and Retreat CenterBanner Elk, North Carolina
Independent Lake CampPoyntelle, Pennsylvania
Johns River Valley CampCollettsville, North Carolina
Lake James State ParkNebo, North Carolina
Life Adventure Center of the BluegrassVersailles, Kentucky
Lutherock Camp & Retreat CenterNewland, North Carolina
Mountain Youth AcademyMountain City, Tennessee
Nantahala Outdoor CenterBryson City, North Carolina
New Hope Camp and Conference CenterChapel Hill, North Carolina
Philmont Scout RanchCimarron, New Mexico
Rockfish Camp and Retreat CenterParkton, North Carolina
Sky Valley Zip ToursBlowing Rock, North Carolina
SOAR, Inc.Balsam, North Carolina
SummerShine Resort Staffing MinistryAcross the US
Swim Club Management GroupAsheville, North Carolina
Talisman Summer CampBoone, North Carolina
The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout ReserveGlen Jean, West Virginia
Town of Beech MountainBeech Mountain, North Carolina
USA Raft Adventure ResortErwin, Tennessee
Williams YMCA of Avery CountyWarrenton, Virginia
Windsor Mountain Summer CampWindsor, New Hampshire
YMCABoone, North Carolina
YMCA Camp WatiaBryson City, North Carolina