Job Description

Camp Skylemar, long considered to be one of the finest camps in the country, is in search of a well-qualified and experienced Waterfront Director. Skylemar, located in southern Maine, offers top-notch instruction and enjoyment in aquatics and land sports for 170 boys, ages 7-17. The setting is spectacular and well maintained, with 200 acres of fields and forest, and best of all, Trickey Pond. Trickey Pond, known as one of the States cleanest and most transparent body of water, is the ideal setting for our popular and well-managed swimming and boating program. Swim instruction and free-play, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, waterskiing, wakeboarding, wake-surfing and fishing are favorite activities on our virtually private, 3 mile long lake.

We are in search of a Waterfront Director who:

  • Has extensive experience directing an aquatics program 
  • Shares our belief that nothing is more important than safety 
  • Is comfortable teaching all levels, from the fearful to the competitive 
  • Is WSI and/or LGI certified 
  • Can train, motivate and supervise a staff of 15 collegiate swimmer/lifeguards 

We seek a smart, fun, safe and dynamic leader, who will inspire kids and staff members to love the water. He/she will execute a Red Cross swim program, and must have the ability to teach teachers how to teach in small groups, sensitively and creatively. As an accredited camp, the Waterfront Director will adhere to high standards established by the directors of Skylemar and the American Camping Association. Also, as a member of our Senior Staff, he/she will be an integral part of camp management overall.

Known for our outstanding staff and attention to the individual child, Skylemar is a fantastic place to work. Dates: June 9-August 15. We provide full scholarship ($13,300 tuition) for child or grandchild, $6,000-8,000 salary range, housing, meals and travel expenses. Interested applicants should see our website (www.skylemar.com), apply online, or contact Arleen Shepherd at (410) 329-5995, Arleen@skylemar.com.

Apply by: January 28 2018

Details

Camp/Organization: Camp Skylemar (ACA Accredited)

Location: Naples, ME

Type of Position: Program Head

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: $6,000-8,000 salary range, housing, meals and travel expenses.

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