Join us on stunning Mount Desert Island (Bar Harbor)! We are an outdoor education day camp with 50 acres of woods and waterfront bordering Acadia National Park. Camp Beech Cliff welcomes qualified applicants for the Program Head of Archery. This instructor will run a range that puts safety first, plan creative activities to teach campers range protocols and basic shooting techniques, and help every camper enjoy and participate in archery. All staff must adhere to the health and safety laws set forth by the State of Maine Dept of Human Services Youth Camps Division, and standards for accreditation with the American Camp Association.
Apply by: June 10 2016
Camp/Organization: Camp Beech Cliff (ACA Accredited)
Location: Mount Desert Island, ME
Type of Position: Program Head
Time Frame: Seasonal
Salary: $450-$550 per week
At least 20 years of age, and one year's experience leading archery with children. Must enjoy working with children of all backgrounds, and be passionate about working outdoors and engaging campers ages 5-15. Must have the ability to plan a wide range of activities and programs throughout the summer and commit to Mid-June through end of August.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and at least two years of direct experience in teaching archery to kids. Level I Instructor certification from National Field Archery Association (we will train). If no degree, equivalent work experience preferred.
Applicants should realize that the job of a camp counselor is challenging, demanding, and requires a great deal of patience and understanding. Personal lifestyle sacrifices may have to be made including disconnecting from daily use of digital technology during the camp day. Sensitive and dynamic leadership is necessary to provide youngsters the opportunity to grow, learn to positively relate to others, establish life-long values, and increase their appreciation of the natural world. Salary depends on level of experience and relevant certifications. Possible housing available.