KOA Work Kampers of the Year Award winners Ike and Charlene Eigenhuis receive a surprise honor for the excellent job they did at their summer job with Kampgrounds of America (KOA).
RV Campers Ike and Charlene Eigenhuis Receive Special Award
"It is such an honor," said Charlene. "I am just overwhelmed."
"For us, it's all about making it great for our campers," said Ike. "We know that there are a bunch of fantastic people out there work kamping for KOA. To be recognized like this is really something special."
The award is given by Kampgrounds of America to recognize outstanding participants in its KOA All Star Work Kamper Program.
Ike and Charlene Eigenhuis were selected by the KOA Owner's Association They were chosen from more than 1,000 KOA work kamping teams in North America. The award was presented during the Houston KOA convention. This was the first year KOA gave a Work Kamper of the Year Award.
The Eigenhuises are California natives, but they were honored for their work in North Carolina. They were nominated by Steve and Sara Jewell, owners of the Fayetteville/Wade, North Carolina KOA Kampground. Ike and Charlene lived, worked, and camped there during the 2009 summer season.
The Eignhuises are RVers, in their fourth year of work camping.
KOA has about 450 campgrounds and provides hundreds of job opportunities for full-time RVers each year. The RVers work seasonally. It is a win-win situation for RVers who want to spend a few months camping in one area. They live and work at the campground. KOA caters to RV campers.
You can find more information about working at a KOA on their website. There is also an online application. http://www.koa.com/workatkoa