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Cerveny Conference Center & Camp Weed

11057 Camp Weed Place

Live Oak, Florida 32060

Tel: 386-364-5250

  • From Tallahassee, FL

    Take I-1o East to Hwy-129, exit 283. Travel South on Hwy-129 to US-90 E / E Howard Street, turn left (East) and travel 6 miles to 75th Drive

    Turn right onto 75th Drive

    Take 1st right onto Camp Weed Place

    Distance: 80 miles

  • From Lake City, FL

    Take FL-10 W / US-90 W / W Duval Street, travel 14.7 miles from the I-75 overpass to 75th Drive

    Turn left onto 75th Drive

    Take 1st right onto Camp Weed Place

    Distance: 14.7 miles

  • From Jacksonville, FL

    Take  I-10 W to exit 292 for County Route 137

    Turn left on CR 137 and travel 5 miles to the traffic light

    Turn right at the traffic light and travel to the stop sign

    At the stop sign turn right onto FL-10 W / US-90 W

    Travel 4.5 miles

    Turn left onto 75th Drive

    Take 1st right onto Camp Weed Place

    Distance: 82.8 miles

  • From Gainesville, FL

    Take I-75 N toward Lake City

    Take exit 427 for US-90 W

    Turn left on US-90 and travel 14.7 miles from the I-75 overpass

    Turn left onto 75th Drive

    Take 1st right onto Camp Weed Place

    Distance: 61 miles

 
Getting Here

Camp Staff

 
 

Our Staff

At Camp Weed, we’re committed to finding the greatest, loudest, most enthusiastic, and most qualified staff members we can. We look for our staff members to have leadership experience, a passion for children, and a love for serving others. Most of our staff members are college-aged, along with a few high school students, who give up their summers to invest in the lives of our campers.

 

We provide all trainings and certifications needed to facilitate our activities, including lifeguard certifications, archery training, and high ropes training. We also hold a 10 day staff training to prepare all staff for leading activities, managing behavior issues, working as a team, and more.

 

2023 Staff

This summer our staff will be made up of Leadership Staff, Program Staff, and Cabin Staff. Applications for both new and returning staff are live now and can be found at the links at the bottom of the page. Brief job descriptions can also be found below. If you have any questions, concerns, or just want to talk more about what it’s like to work at Camp Weed, reach out to our director Sam Marxsen at sam@campweed.org or at 386-364-5250.

 

Click on each job title to read the full job description. 

 

Leadership Staff

  • Assistant Director: The Assistant Director will be the responsible leadership staff person in the absence of the Director and will also assist in the daily operations of the camp, ranging from programs, activities, campers, staff, parents, and beyond.

  • Activities Director: The Activities Director will be responsible for the oversight of all activity rotations and optional activities, including assisting in scheduling, staffing, and maintaining the necessary supplies and equipment. The Activities Director will also assist the Program Director in planning, setting up, and leading all-camp activities.

  • Program Director: The Program Director will be responsible for designing, producing, and executing the all-camp programs, including the Weed Wide Olympics and Bishop’s Ball.

 

Program Staff

  • Worship Director: The Worship Director will be responsible for all worship related activities, including prayer night, morning worship, evening devotion, and Eucharists. In addition the Worship Director will serve as a resource for cabin devotions and assist with Dean’s Program each week. 

  • CIT Director: The CIT Director will be responsible for selecting, training, and guiding the CIT program. This will include running daily CIT meetings, ensuring CITs design and execute their weekly cabin devotion, assigning activities, and communicating with cabin counselors about their CIT’s involvement in the cabin.

  • Head Lifeguard(s): The Head Lifeguard(s) will be responsible for all pool and lake activities, including organizing pool activities, free swims, night swims, and lifeguard station assignments. The Head Lifeguard(s) will also serve as cabin counselors. 

  • Challenge Course Coordinator: The Challenge Course Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing both the high ropes and low ropes courses during all activities, this includes ensuring that all safety measures are being followed and that equipment is being stored properly. The Challenge Course Coordinator will also serve as a cabin counselor. 

  • Archery Coordinator: The Archery Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the archery range during all activities, this includes ensuring that all safety measures are being followed and that equipment is being stored properly. The Archery Coordinator will also serve as a cabin counselor. 

  • Arts & Crafts Coordinator: The Arts & Crafts Coordinator will be responsible for planning and teaching all arts & crafts activities, as well as helping maintain the guard shed where arts & crafts supplies are stored. The Arts & Crafts Coordinator will also serve as a cabin counselor. 

  • Social Media Director: The Social Media Director will be responsible for organizing and uploading all photos on all social media platforms and the Google Drive daily, in addition to creating and publishing posts regularly.

 

Cabin Staff

  • Cabin Counselors/Activity Leader: Cabin Counselors, with a co-counselor, will be responsible for the safety and well-being of up to 16 campers in their cabins. In addition they will serve as activity leaders throughout the week, and should participate enthusiastically in activities, worship, programs, and all-camp activities alongside their campers. 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contact Us
  • 11057 Camp Weed Place
  • Live Oak, Florida 32060
  • Phone: 386-364-5250
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