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4-H Camp & Learning Centers at Tanglewood & Blueberry Cove


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Employment - Summer internship opportunities

The following are the general guidelines that apply to our internship opportunities.

Ideal Candidate

Important Note: An intern can learn about the content/curriculum of a focus area, but a strong desire to work with youth comes from within.  An intrinsic interest in and ability to work with youth is more important than focus area knowledge!  We will consider applicants who need extra training if they have a proven history of outstanding work with youth!

General Internship Description

Internships are 9-10 weeks long, including a 1 or 2 week training session.  At Blueberry Cove Interns live in cabins or tents with campers for 6.5 weeks.  The summer schedule is demanding with little personal time off except during weekends.

Internship Compensation

Interested candidates should contact:

Blueberry Cove:          Shelby Downing at shelby.downing@maine.edu or 207-460-2176

Steps to securing an internship:

  1. Call or e-mail appropriate contact person
  2. Complete an Application
  3. Provide 3 letters of reference
  4. Provide a copy of your transcript
  5. Schedule an interview

We hope to share a Tanglewood / Blueberry Cove adventure with you this summer!

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Contact Information

4-H Camp & Learning Centers at Tanglewood & Blueberry Cove
One Tanglewood Road
Lincolnville, Maine 04849
Phone: (207) 789-5868E-mail: extension.tanglewood4h@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System