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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Camp Ozark seeking to hire for their Art Program

Camp Ozark's Assistant Director, Amanda Williams, will be on the Clemson University campus this week -- October 22-26, 2012 -- recruiting college age students with a variety skills to serve on their staff next summer. One area of camp that they are focusing on specifically is their art program. They offer several classes ranging from pottery, glass fusing, to painting and ceramics. They are seeking out individuals who are looking to gain experience in this field by helping teach and lead our classes.

Camp Ozark a Christian sports and adventure camp for kids ages 7-17. Our camp is located in Arkansas, among the beautiful Ouachita Mountains.  If you are interested in gaining experience while teaching classes, you can sign up for a brief interview at We will also be on campus today through Friday in the Hendrix center. Our interviews are informal and noncommittal, held right on campus. If you have any questions, email
Crafts Staff

Each Summer, Camp Ozark hires up to 20 college-aged young people to serve as members of the Camp Ozark Crafts team. Members of the Crafts team have the unique opportunity to use their existing artistic and creative talents to serve the overall mission of Camp Ozark.

The overall responsibility of the Camp Ozark Crafts team is to help ensure the smooth and effective operation of all aspects of the Camp Ozark Crafts Program. Crafts duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Teaching and supervising a wide variety of craft classes and activities
  • Cleaning, stocking and preparing the Crafts Center for program use
  • Running registers to facilitate purchases of Store and Craft items
  • Creating and preparing decorations for the Staff Banquet
All members of the Crafts team can expect to learn valuable lessons in project and supply management, group and individual teaching, and interpersonal skills. Crafts workers can also expect to gain experience in a wide variety of crafts and creative endeavors. A partial list of crafts classes and activities offered:
  • Pottery Wheel
  • Stained Glass
  • Candle Making
  • Ceramics Duct Tape Design
  • Skateboard Design
  • Model Building
  • Screen Printing
  • T-shirt Tie-dye
... and much more!

All Crafts team members work under the direction of full-time Camp Ozark staff and play a crucial role in the experience, ministry and outreach of Camp Ozark. All necessary equipment and training is provided, although some experience with a variety of craft endeavors is preferred.

Finally, all members of the Camp Ozark Crafts team get to work in an exciting, kid-oriented Christian environment alongside other talented and passionate college students. The hours are long and the work is challenging, but the job is very rewarding!

If you have any questions or would like additional information about the Crafts position, please email us at