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Project Hawai'i Internship #projecthawaiiinternship

Project Hawai'i Summer camp- Help Homeless Keiki


Service Learning Hours from  150-300  hours, including the President's Award.

Project Hawaii Summer Camp is designed to provide the homeless children an interactive approach to a variety of educational experiences.

Our internship process allows college students the opportunity to have hands on training in their specialty field while working with teens and children.

Interns will design and implement summer camp projects for children between the ages of 3-7 years of age. Help assist with the jr. leaders and teen mentors.

(possible teen workshops are also available).




* Science Day Activities

* Nature/Eco/Enviroment

* Dance/Keiki Yoga

* Music Exploration

* Athletics/Sports

* Books on the Menu

* Nutrition

* Life/Social Skill Building

* Arts/Crafts/Activities

* Special Events

* Reading/Circle Time

* Marine Life

* Creative Exploration

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Project Hawai'i Summer Camps primary internship opportunity is on the Big Island of Hawai'i hosted in the Honoka'a mountain area. This  full week camp session  will  provide a unique hands on experience for the intern. While the camp is hosted in July, the actual responsibilities leading up to a successful implementation can be conducted during the school year (either fall, or spring).


In addition, we work within your guidelines to assure you accomplish your goals.

As with any path you choose, your journey is up to you. The opportunity to shadow and learn from the founders and director first hand is remarkable.

Self starters, entrepreneurs, and this new worlds Thrivers, the 1%ers of the world are all found at this camp to help guide you to the next step of your life. Live your life ON Purpose with intention!  

Intern Responsibility 

Project Hawaii Summer Camp does offer a variety of other community service opportunities for students to earn their needed hours ranging from 20 hours to 350.

These will include:

  • Cabin Counselors

  • Meal Prep/Kitchen Crew

  • Field Trip Guides

  • Activity Supervisors

  • Cabin/Group Leaders

  • Teen Workshop Guests

  • Leadership Training Workshop Implementation

  • Implementing your field of study

  • Working alongside the camp director, shadow and learning new skills

Internship Benefits

Project Hawaii Summer Camp strives to offer a well rounded service learning opportunity for students to gain the knowledge and experience they need to succeed

1. Students will be working hands on with professionals to enhance the lives of homeless keiki.

2. Building Leadership and project planning skills.

3. Marketing Strategies, community outreach.

4. Helping Teen Mentors Succeed.

5. Hand on Teaching Skills.

6. Opportunity to become a USDA certified nutritionist/Food Safety and Handling/Provider.

7. Earn up to 350 hours including the President's Award.

8. Learning to work in a DIVERSE Cultural Environment.

9. Opportunity to see the background of running a nonprofit

10. Facilitating Community relations 

11. Create a healty and happy learning environment

12. Learning a new culture and seeing the wonders of the islands from a locals point of view 

You Make the Difference in their Precious Lives one day at a time

What is involved to become an intern for the summer camp?

Project Hawaii Summer Camp is run 100% by volunteers and solely supported by public donations. Every volunteer is responsible to cover their cost of camp. We do provide options for fundraising and sponsorships, which are all tax deductible for those who support our camp

Important Information....

Please pay attention to the following information depending on WHERE you are arriving FROM. There are different arrival requirements and FEES associated with each!!!

Big Island Students

UH Students or Big Island Students...

If you are not able to transport yourself to and from camp  please include a $50 per transfer fee

Outer Island Students

University Students from outer islands...

You will need to provide your own airfare to and from the HILO INTERNATIONAL  airport plus a $50. per transportation fee.

Mainland & International Students

Students arriving from the MAINLAND USA or International Countries

You will need to arrive to the Hilo INTERNATIONAL Airport (Airport code ITO)

Plus add $50. per transfer fee

Main Practicum
July 8th-13th

Main Session


July 3rd -25th
Big Island

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