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Summer jobs available at Ocala Outdoor Adventure Camp

News Release

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Media contact: Greg Workman, or 352-732-1225

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is accepting applications for summer camp counselors at its Ocala Outdoor Adventure Camp External Website in Marion County. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, pass a mandatory background check, and have a desire to mentor youth ages 9-15 in outdoor skills and conservation education programs. This residential summer camp offers fun, educational and hands-on activities, such as fishing, canoeing, swimming, hiking and hunter safety, and inspires campers to become good stewards of fish and wildlife resources.

The camp offers six one-week sessions beginning June 5. Employees must be available for all sessions. The 57-acre facility is on beautiful Lake Eaton in the Ocala National Forest.

For more information about these summer camp job opportunities, call 352-625-2804.

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