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The Center will employ 12-14 individuals to serve as residential counselors for the Summer Camp for Academically Talented Middle School Students (SCATS), the Summer Program for Verbally and Mathematically Precocious Youth (VAMPY), and Camp Discover. Employment will run from June 2 to July 21. Counselors supervise the conduct and activities of 10-14 residential students, plan and implement recreational activities, and work under the direct supervision of Dr. Julia Roberts, Executive Director of The Center for Gifted Studies; Elizabeth Joyce, Assistant Director of Programming at The Center for Gifted Studies; and Jennifer Wilson, Program Director of TIP-KY.


  1. Have completed at least one year of college and be enrolled as a college student or have a college degree,
  2. Strong academic performance,
  3. Strong moral character,
  4. Successful experience working with young people, and
  5. Have recreational interests/skills that can be shared with young people.

Upon selection, the individual is responsible for submitting a criminal background check.

The salary is $500 per week plus room and meals.


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 Last Modified 2/6/23