Archery Instructor and Camp Counselor - Fernwood Cove


Job Description

Empower Fernwood Cove campers to be the best version of themselves through active leadership and mentoring. Actively work in a global community to organize and lead camp activities and events. Provide safe, positive experiences for campers through our three-and-a-half-week traditional camp program.

Provide quality archery instruction to facilitate the skill development and learning of campers ages 7-15. Develop and instruct Archery activities utilizing the JOAD program structure and guidelines. Insure Archery activities are safe, engaging, and fun for campers.

Supervise and lead campers through daily routines throughout the camp session. Facilitate the development of life skills such as communication, collaboration, inclusion, and relationship development while also developing bunk family activities and routines. Encourage and support campers based on their individual needs and goals. Ensure a physically, mentally, and emotionally safe camp experience for all Fernwood Cove campers.

Facilitate other activities and events that contribute to the overall Fernwood Cove program. Embrace leadership opportunities and continually seek opportunities for personal and professional development.

Apply by: May 10 2019


Camp/Organization: Fernwood Cove (ACA Accredited)

Location: Harrison, Maine

Type of Position: Specialized Activity Leader

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: $900 - $1100/month


Prior experience coaching/instructing children.
Strong personal experience in Archery, specifically in using recurve bows and competitive archery programs.
Strong understanding of Archery skills and appropriate skill development progression.
Ability to develop and lead fun, creative lessons.
Ability to obtain Archery Instructor qualification prior to the start of camp.
Willingness to complete other tasks associated with being a camp counselor and living in a communal environment.
Ability to work in outdoor environment in a variety of weather conditions.


Prior experience coaching/instructing Archery. Archery Instructor qualification preferred.

Additional Information

Archery Instructor course can be provided by Fernwood Cove if needed.


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Alicia Theriault

Fernwood Cove 350 Island Pond Road
Harrison, Maine 04040