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 Ministries Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Appalachian State University - University Recreation Boone, North Carolina
Asbury Hills Camp and Retreat Center Cleveland, South Carolina
Avid4 Adventure Louisville, Colorado
Blue Ridge Camp Clayton, Georgia
Camp Arrowhead for Boys Zirconia, North Carolina
Camp Carolina Brevard, North Carolina
Camp Glen Arden Zirconia, North Carolina
Camp Grier Old Fort, North Carolina
Camp Highlander Horse Shoe, North Carolina
Camp Illahee Brevard, North Carolina
Camp Lakey Gap Autism Programs Black Mountain, North Carolina
Camp Manitou Oakland, Maine
Camp Merrie-Woode, The Merrie-Woode Foundation Sapphire, North Carolina
Camp Mount Shepherd Asheboro, North Carolina
Camp North Star Poland, Maine
Camp Pinewood Hendersonville, North Carolina
Camp Somerset for Girls Smithfield, Maine
Camp Tekoa Hendersonville, North Carolina
Camp Ton-A-Wandah Hendersonville, North Carolina
Camp Twin Lakes Atlanta, Georgia
Camp Walt Whitman Piermont, New Hampshire
Camp Wayfarer Flat Rock, North Carolina
Camp Westminster Conyers, Georgia
Camps Merri-Mac and Timberlake Black Mountain, North Carolina
Chestnut Ridge Camp and Retreat Center Efland, North Carolina
Christmount Black Mountain, North Carolina
Clemson Outdoor Lab Camps Pendleton, South Carolina
Coastal Kayak Touring Company Duck, North Carolina
Don Lee Center Arapahoe, North Carolina
Eagle's Nest Foundation Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
Falling Creek Camp Zirconia, North Carolina
Girl Scouts- North Carolina Coastal Pines Raleigh, North Carolina
Glorieta Camps Glorieta, New Mexico
Grandfather Golf & Country Club Boone, North Carolina
Green River Adventures Saluda, North Carolina
Gwynn Valley Camp Brevard, North Carolina
High Peak Camp Estes Park, Colorado
Holston Presbytery Camp and Retreat Center Banner Elk, North Carolina
Independent Lake Camp Poyntelle, Pennsylvania
Johns River Valley Camp Collettsville, North Carolina
Lake James State Park Nebo, North Carolina
Life Adventure Center of the Bluegrass Versailles, Kentucky
Lutherock Camp & Retreat Center Newland, North Carolina
Mountain Youth Academy Mountain City, Tennessee
Nantahala Outdoor Center Bryson City, North Carolina
New Hope Camp and Conference Center Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Philmont Scout Ranch Cimarron, New Mexico
Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center Parkton, North Carolina
Sky Valley Zip Tours Blowing Rock, North Carolina
SOAR, Inc. Balsam, North Carolina
SummerShine Resort Staffing Ministry Across the US
Swim Club Management Group Asheville, North Carolina
Talisman Summer Camp Boone, North Carolina
The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve Glen Jean, West Virginia
Town of Beech Mountain Beech Mountain, North Carolina
USA Raft Adventure Resort Erwin, Tennessee
Williams YMCA of Avery County Warrenton, Virginia
Windsor Mountain Summer Camp Windsor, New Hampshire
YMCA Boone, North Carolina
YMCA Camp Watia Bryson City, North Carolina