Chewonki Wilderness Trips are managed from our 400-acre campus in Wiscasset, ME. This program facilitates over 60 wilderness canoeing, backpacking, whitewater kayaking, and sea kayaking trips within the 10-week summer season.
The trip program consists of trips for our Camp for Boys, Camp for Girls, and co-ed Wilderness Trips. These experiences range in length from 2-35 days.
The Trip Leader position is an integral part of the summer team at Chewonki. The Trip Leader is ultimately responsible for the safety of the participants which includes preparing and packing before each trip, ensuring the participants are prepared, facilitating a positive learning environment, and teaching age-appropriate technical, interpersonal, and natural history skills.
The Trip Leader must also be prepared to be an exemplary role model, establish group expectations and values, and have a commitment to working through all conditions with their participants, both environmentally and emotionally.
Position Title: Wilderness Trip Leader
Employment Category: Category H
Seasonal Permanent/Temporary: Seasonal – June 13 – August 17, 2020
Reports to: Wilderness Trip Manager
Benefits Eligible: No
Please view the Chewonki Employment Opportunities page for a complete position description and application instructions (https://chewonki.org/about/employment-opportunities/). Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.
Apply by: April 7 2020
Camp/Organization: Camp Chewonki (ACA Accredited)
Location: 485 Chewonki Neck Rd, Wiscasset, ME 04578
Type of Position: Specialized Activity Leader
Time Frame: Seasonal