The Center for Courageous Kids, also known as CCK, is a world class medical camp located in Scottsville, KY, serving children and families from across the country who are living with a variety of medical challenges, free of charge. We are open year round and can host 120 kids at a time. When you add our counselors, volunteers, trained Programs and Medical staff, our mascot, Dr. Cubby the Courageous Lion, and our top notch facility, you start to see just how "We Prescribe Fun!" We are a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation and operate solely on donations which we receive from across the globe. Registered as Project CAMP, Inc. dba The Center for Courageous Kids, our campers call us "CCK" and you'll often hear the cheer "CCK, HOW DO YOU FEEL?"
For the summer, The Center for Courageous Kids hires 60 staff members. Employment is contingent on two references, a background check, and an interview process. Summer staff are required to work from mid-May to early August. Applicants must be at least 19 years old or 18 years old with one year of college.
Summer Paid Positions
Den Counselor: As a den counselor you are assigned to 8 campers each week. This position requires the counselor to be actively involved in the supervision, guidance, and motivation of campers while maintaining a high standard of care.
Program Counselor: Program counselors are responsible for preparing, supervising, and facilitating one of thirteen program areas we provide on camp. For a full list of program areas, please refer to the application.
Information to Consider Before You Apply
The Application Process:
December to April: Accept Application for Employment
January until all positions are filled: Interviewing.
March until all positions are filled: Employment offers are extended