North Carolina FFA Center Camping Program

Camp Registration Information

Online camp registration will open on {TBD, 2020} for 100% NCATA chapters that have submitted and paid their FFA dues by March 2 (the list of 100% NCATA chapters can be viewed here). Chapters will have 5 business days to turn in their deposit ($100/student) to confirm their spots. After this 5 day period, the remaining spots will be available for non-100% NCATA chapters and all remaining FFA chapters on {TBD, 2020}. These chapters will have 5 business days to turn in their deposits, or they will go to the waitlisted chapters.

Week 1: June 1-5
Week 2: June 8-12
Week 3: June 22-26
Week 4: July 6-10
Week 5: July 13-17 (must have at least 130 participants registered to operate)
Week 6: July 20-24
SLC: July 27-31
Week 6: August 3-7 (Open to all chapters; we encourage middle schools to attend this week)

Registration MUST be completed online to reserve your spot. Reservation requests will be accommodated on a first come, first served basis. Your deposit of $100/student must be received within 5 days. No deposits are necessary for advisors or chaperones. NC FFA reserves the right to decline your reservation request if the deposit is not received within 5 days.

Rec Camp

Click here to register for rec camp! {opens TBD, 2020}

State Leadership Conference

Click here to register for SLC! {opens TBD, 2020}

Interested in working for the NC FFA Center?

We are hiring 7-8 summer camp counselors!  This paid summer position is great for college students with a love for the outdoors, fellowship, and the FFA.  

Camp program staff members will:

  • Officiate and coordinate athletic events and programs such as softball, basketball, waterball, or volleyball
  • Lead morning exercises and other student activities 
  • Develop and present reflection program with other staff members
  • Facilitate a weekly talent show and dance
  • Enforce regulations of the NC FFA Center as established by the camping program
  • Work in the camp store by restocking, running the cash register, and conducting inventory
  • Assist in registration and check-in
  • Provide assistance to the camp staff directors
  • Maintain the grounds of the NC FFA Center by mowing, weed eating, conducting building and equipment repairs

Benefits: Weekly pay of $500, air-conditioned lodging, three meals per day, opportunity for additional pay for weekend duty  

Duration: The NC FFA Center is in operation from May to October. In that time, we host 7-8 weeks of our traditional camping program (June 1 - August 7, 2020). There will be a required paid camp staff cleanup and training before the traditional camping program begins (typically late May or early June).

Additionally, staff members are needed to work with weekend rental groups during these months. Please note that you may be expected to work some weekends during these months. Separate compensation will be provided for weekend rental groups. Lodging is provided, however, meals are not.

Criteria: Camp staff members should be:

  • College students
  • Lifeguard Certified
  • First Aid Certified
  • AED Certified
  • CPR Certified
  • Able to pass a complete background check

Up to date certifications are needed by the time of employment in May 2020.

Ideal candidates will be able to work efficiently on a team, adhere to a tight schedule while also being adaptable for changes due to inclement weather, and interact positively with high school aged FFA members/campers, teachers/advisors, and guests. Public speaking skills will benefit camp staff members when leading reflections and facilitating activities, sporting events, talent shows, and dances. Ideal candidates must be able to uphold the values of North Carolina FFA Association. Alcohol, drugs, or weapons are not permitted at the NC FFA Center. Previous FFA experience is preferred but not required.   

How to Apply: All interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application by 5:00 PM on February 14, 2020. Please return your application by mail to NCSU Box 7654, Raleigh, NC 27695. You may also email applications to jason_davis@ncsu.edu. Please, no faxed applications. Upon reviewing applications, select applicants will be invited for an interview in late February. Any questions can be directed to the Jason Davis at (919) 513-0216.

The application can be found here