Join our awesome group of Adventurers Counselors leading middle schoolers on nature-based trips throughout New England!
We are looking for a counselor to lead activities and act as a counselor and mentor in a natural history day camp for teens ages 12 to 14.
Week one of each session includes day trips.
The second week is a 5 day overnight to a New England destination.
The camps emphasize group cooperation, nature study, and experiential learning.
Apply by: July 17 2018
Camp/Organization: Drumlin Farm Camp (ACA Accredited)
Location: Lincoln MA
Type of Position: General Staff
Time Frame: Seasonal
Salary: Commensurate with experience
-Must be at least 21 years old
-Be available June 05 – August 10, 2018, hours vary by week (see above)
-Be able to care for teens and self while on trips
-Documented experience camping, hiking and leading trips
-Experience in leading natural history activities relating to local environments in a camp setting
-Ability to work cooperatively and independently
-Interest in and understanding of children, and a desire to share outdoor experiences with them
-American Red Cross First Aid and Community CPR Certification
-Wilderness First aid or Responder
-Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a minivan
-Successful candidates must pass a background records check (CORI, SORI and driver's)
We are looking for someone who has led overnight trips before, ideally in a camp setting. Experience with outdoor education, including safety protocols and an thorough understanding of teen development and group dynamics, is essential. A passion for environmental science and/or nature-based exploration is important, as is a belief in the vital role that camp and overnight trips can play in the development of young people's confidence, kindness, and love for nature.