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Camp Ernst is Greater Cincinnati’s favorite overnight camp. Our programs (for kids ages 6-15) combine safety, creativity, and good clean fun, and include horseback riding, nature, hiking, archery,  crafts, swimming, boating, waterslides, high ropes course, sports, leadership activities, teambuilding, confidence-building, friend-making, and so much more.

We strive to promote positive character values of honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility in young people through the healthy development of spirit, mind, body, and friendship.  Summer 2021 applications are open!

 

E-Team (Rising Juniors In High School)

Eteam Archery

Rising Juniors in High School are eligible to be a part of our E-team Program. E-team members are responsible for running the camp activities under the supervision of their Unit Leader. E-teamers will be assigned to an activity team, which includes the General Activities Team, Lifeguard Team, Ranch Team, and Ropes Team, for their three-week session.

Summer 2021 applications are open!

We hosted a live info session on November 10  to answer questions about the  application process for E-team and Junior Counselor candidates.  View the recording here!

 

To Apply you will:

  1. Read about the application process and frequently asked questions.
  2. Complete a camp-specific application.
  3. Submit your references (this will be emailed to you after your application has been processed).
  4. Prepare all the items needed for your interview (please refer to the FAQs for items needed).
  5. Attend your scheduled interview time.  You will receive information on how to sign up for an interview once you have applied and references are complete.  Interviews for E-team are group style and will be done via zoom. Interview times for the first round of offers are:
    1. Tuesday February 23 from 6:30-8:00pm
    2. Wednesday March 3 from 6:30-8:00pm
    3. Saturday March 13 from 1:00-2:30pm
    4. Thursday March 18 from 6:30-8:00pm

 

Junior Counselor (Rising Seniors in High School)

Opening Campfire Outfits

Rising Seniors in High School are eligible to be a part of our Junior Counselor team. Junior counselors, scheduled for a three-week session, will be assigned to a cabin and under the guidance of their cabin counselor and junior counselor leader, will learn the important skills needed to be a successful camp counselor. Junior Counselor positions include Junior Cabin Counselor, Ranch Junior Counselor, and Junior Counselor Internships.

Summer 2021 applications are open!

We hosted a live info session on November 10  to answer any questions about the E-team and Junior Counselor application process.  View the recording here!

 

To Apply:

  1. Read about the application process and frequently asked questions..
  2. Complete a camp-specific application.
  3. Submit your references (this will be emailed to you after your application has been processed).
  4. Prepare all the items needed for your interview (please refer to the FAQs for items needed).
  5. Attend your scheduled interview time.  You will receive information on how to sign up for an interview once you have applied and references are complete.  Interviews for Junior Counselors are group style and will be done via zoom. Interview times for the first round of offers are:
    1. Tuesday March 23 from 6:30-8:00pm
    2. Wednesday March 31 from 6:30-8:00pm
    3. Saturday April 10 from 1:00-2:30pm
    4. Monday April 19 from 6:30-8:00pm

Cabin Counselor (Rising Freshman In College And Older)

Teen Group With Counselor At Ropes

Rising Freshman in college and older are eligible to be a part of our Cabin Counselor team. Cabin counselors are responsible for leading the cabin group of campers through a successful camp week.

Summer 2021 applications are open!

To Apply:

  1. Read about the application process and frequently asked questions.
  2. Complete a camp-specific application.
  3. Submit your references (this will be emailed to you after your application has been processed).
  4. Prepare all the items needed for your interview (please refer to the FAQs for items needed).
  5. Attend your scheduled interview time.  Interviews are scheduled once an application and reference checks are complete.

 

Ranch Staff (Rising Freshman In College And Older)

Rising Freshman in College and older are eligible to be a part of our Ranch team. Ranch staff will counsel ranch camp campers and others through a successful camp week and assist in the care and instruction of ranch programs.

Summer 2021 applications are open!

To Apply:

  1. Read about the application process and frequently asked questions.
  2. Complete a camp-specific application.
  3. Submit your references (this will be emailed to you after your application has been processed).
  4. Prepare all the items needed for your interview (please refer to the FAQs for items needed).
  5. Attend your scheduled interview time.  Interviews are scheduled once an application and reference checks are complete.

Leadership Staff (Rising Sophomores In College And Older)

4th Of July High Five

Rising Sophomores in college and older are eligible to apply for a leadership position. Leadership staff are responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating various aspects of the camp program and operation. Various Leadership positions are available.

Summer 2021 applications are open!

To Apply:

  1. Read about the application process and frequently asked questions.
  2. Complete a camp-specific application.
  3. Submit your references (this will be emailed to you after your application has been processed).
  4. Prepare all the items needed for your interview (please refer to the FAQs for items needed).
  5. Attend your scheduled interview time.  Interviews are scheduled once an application and reference checks are complete.

Support Staff

Counselor Pose

Camp Nurses- Qualified adults are welcome to apply for this seasonal summer position. Week-long, Sunday, and weekend dates are available. Nurses must have a current RN license in the state of KY before the start of their time working at camp.

Camp Cooks- Qualified adults are welcome to apply for this season’s summer position. Morning, afternoon, and weekend shifts available.

Facilities Intern, Housekeeping, and Kitchen Assistants- Sophomores in college or older are welcome to apply.  Read more about these positions here.

Summer 2021 applications are open!

 

To Apply:

  1. Complete a camp-specific application.
  2. Submit your references (this will be emailed to you after your application has been processed).
  3. Prepare all the items needed for your interview (please refer to the FAQs for items needed).
  4. Attend your scheduled interview time.  Interviews are scheduled once an application and reference checks are complete.
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