‘It is the Vision of YMCA Camp Kern to unleash the potential in all through enriching outdoor experiences.‘

Employment 1

YMCA Camp Kern is always looking for hard-working, dedicated and passionate people to help serve the thousands of guests that come to camp each year. We have a tradition of excellence and only those who are willing to go the extra mile for the kids and guests will be considered. To better understand the type of applicant we are looking for, please take a look through our staff Commitment to Excellence. We are a flexible employer with a great training program in all positions and we offer competitive compensation.  


Employment 2


To view a list of our current openings, click here. Positions with the location listed as "Oregonia, Ohio" will be at Camp Kern. At various times of the year we have full-time, part-time and seasonal positions available in the following areas:

  • Barn Staff & Equestrian Lesson Intructors
  • Outdoor Educators 
  • Kitchen Staff & Camp Cooks
  • Activity Leaders / Facilitators
  • Zipline Tour Guides

Remember that our needs change regularly so please revisit our current openings regularly to see what positions are available. To view a list of our current openings, click here to navigate to the YMCA of Greater Dayton Employment Opportunities Page. Opportunities at YMCA Camp Kern will be located in Oregonia, Ohio. 

Have questions about being a summer camp counselor?

Visit our summer camp counselor employment FAQ to learn more about being a summer camp counselor at YMCA Camp Kern:

Summer Camp Counselor Employment FAQ 

The YMCA of Greater Dayton is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity.