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2018 Campground Host Program at Paynetown SRA
Updated February 7, 2018 6:21 PM
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(PAYNETOWN SRA) - Paynetown State Recreation Area is looking for campground hosts.

Campground hosts receive FREE CAMPING at a 50-amp site (site 195 at Paynetown SRA) for the duration of their host commitment. Campground hosts must complete a minimum of 24 hours of volunteer time per week (per person) for the duration of their host commitment.

Host duties will include: campground check-in, beach attendant, campground roving, trash clean-up, cleaning in beach house and Activity Center, staffing activities for children, and special projects assigned by the maintenance/interpretive staff (projects assigned will depend on both need and the skills/interest of the Host, but may include: painting, weeding, mowing, library research, craft prep, animal care, etc.).


  • Hosts must be at least 18 years of age. Both individuals and couples are eligible to apply.
  • Minimum commitment is ONE calendar month, May through October.
  • Hosts must be available to volunteer on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays for the entire month, as those days will contain scheduled volunteer duties.
  • Hosts must be physically capable of being outdoors for 3+ hours in varying weather conditions, okay with walking for an extended period, and be comfortable talking to and working with people of all ages and backgrounds.
To apply to be a Campground Host in 2018: Email Jill Vance at with your name(s), contact info, and which month(s) you want to apply for.

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