Applications accepted for Digit Point Campground hosts through May 5

Topographical maps depicting area around Miller Lake and adjacent Mount Thielsen Wilderness n the Fremont-Winema National Forest, outside Chemult, Ore.

CHEMULT, Ore.April 27, 2018 – The Fremont-Winema National Forest is looking for energetic, friendly, customer-service oriented people to serve as volunteer campground hosts at Digit Point Campground during the 2018 season. Applications are being accepted through May 5, for hosting to begin by June 10, 2018.

The 64-unit Digit Point Campground is located approximately 12 miles west of Chemult, Ore., adjacent to Miller Lake. The lake has a boat ramp, day use area, and is stocked annually with rainbow trout. Kokanee salmon, brown, and brook trout are also found here.

Campground hosts provide an enjoyable camping experience for the public.  Hosts are expected to provide information about the campground and local recreation opportunities to campground visitors.  They must work well with people, be personable, neat in appearance and physically able to perform the following tasks:

  • Clean and stock restrooms
  • Clean fire rings, picnic tables and pick up litter
  • Mow and weed-eat campsites and along roadways
  • Request fee compliance

Hosts are needed from mid-June through mid-September, with a weekly schedule of Thursday through Monday, including holidays.

Volunteers must provide their own self-contained trailer.  The Forest Service will provide a campsite, water, propane, gas and a subsistence allowance.

To apply, contact Heidi Anderson at (541) 891-3559.

For more information about the Fremont-Winema National Forest, visit www.fs.usda.gov/fremont-winema or follow the Forest on Twitter @FremontWinemaNF.

Press release: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/fremont-winema/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD576719

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