Now hiring summer camp counselors

Summer Camp


Educational Field Trips


Conferences & Retreats

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The Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center is

North Carolina 4-H’s premier camping institution in the state, serving over 7,000 young people every year. Nestled on nearly 200 acres of forests, lakes, streams, and fields in the North Carolina Piedmont, the Center is proud to provide research-based educational experiences that help develop and promote the life skills necessary for youth to become productive members of society.

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Full Time Camp Job Opportunities

Full Time Camp Job Opportunities

We are looking for a Summer Camp Program Director as well as a Facilities Maintenance Technician.

May 2023 Newsletter

May 2023 Newsletter

A look into what’s happening at BJP in May!

BJP Featured on CBS 17’s My Carolina show

BJP Featured on CBS 17’s My Carolina show

Summer camp, field trips and toad homes – oh my! On April 28, BJP was featured on CBS 17’s My Carolina show. Interim NC 4-H Camping...

Camp Fun!

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Contact Us

For all inquiries related to Summer Camp, please contact Assistant Summer Camp Director Allison Ledford at


For all inquiries related to Education Programs and school field trips, please contact Education Director Kyle Shillinglaw at


For all other inquiries, please contact Center Director Stacy Burns at


Staff can be reached for inquiries by phone at 336-349-9445
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