Summer employment at Patten Pond

When we were looking for our first gig we were looking for something off the beaten path but close enough to experience all Maine has to offer. We have found it! Patten Pond Campground is 25 miles from Bar Harbor and Acadia. You will find us three quarters of a mile down a gravel road nestled along the shore of a 749 acre pond.

The park has full hook up sites for RVs of all sizes, 3 apartments, 5 cabins, and 2 tiny house cottages. There is also a cottage that overlooks the pond from about 10 feet away.

There is plenty to do here from the play ground for the kids, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, bike rentals, and canoe and kayak rentals.

Suzie and I have settled into our roles with a great group of coworkers. Suzie is part of the office staff fielding phone calls, taking reservations, running the camp store, and handling housekeeping for the apartments and cabins. My role is working with the maintenance crew keeping the grounds mowed, fire pits cleaned, filling propane, keeping the bathhouse clean, and doing pump outs with the “Honey Wagon”…. All in all a pretty sweet gig!

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