Jake McClure

Training Specialist

Jake McClure is Assistant Director of Residential Programs for the Clemson University Youth Learning Institute (YLI) with a primary focus on marketing and support for YLI sites across the state. Prior to his current position, he first experienced YLI while in college working as a summer camp counselor at Camp Bob Cooper.

McClure is a graduate of Liberty University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and went on to pursue a wide variety of youth-development positions such as Camp Director for InQuest Ministries, Student Pastor for Sandy Level Baptist Church in Blythewood, SC and Director of Hospitality and Staff Development for Chick-fil-A in West Palm Beach, FL. In 2014, he returned to YLI as Program Director for Camp Bob Cooper where he oversaw a variety of youth and adult-based programs including the Outdoor Youth Development Program, Teaching KATE, 4-H Camp, Camp Wildlife and a large rental program. McClure is a member of YLI’s Professional Development Training Team and is trained to deliver StrengthsFinder.


Liberty University

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

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