Ropes Course Instructor/Camp Counselor

Ropes Course Instructor/Camp Counselor

November 1, 2022

Website Hidden Valley Camp

Are you seeking a meaningful opportunity to develop your outdoor skills and advance your career? Are you looking for a paid internship or a summer job where you’ll make a difference and hone leadership skills? Hidden Valley Camp’s adventure course offers unique opportunities to grow both personally and professionally.

Among the skills you will gain at HVC:

Teaching campers age 8-14 and working with many learning styles
Problem solving and decision making
Public speaking in small and large groups
Teamwork and teambuilding
Leadership in many contexts with peers and children
In addition, a summer at Hidden Valley provides opportunities for personal growth: during your summer here, you will acquire new skills, make friends and connections from all over the world, earn internship credits, and make a valuable impact on children’s lives.

Our high ropes course is a well-established program within a progressive Maine camp. Join a group of 12 devoted, energetic climbers and outdoor enthusiasts, teaching children ages 8-14 team building, low and high ropes elements. Activities take place in a quiet wooded grove surrounded by open fields and miles of wooded trails.

Additional Comments/Information:


We are seeking individuals with:

  • Experience working with children
  • Intermediate to advanced climbing/belaying abilities
  • Prior experience instructing and/or instructor certifications preferred
  • Enthusiasm and motivation to act as a positive role model for campers
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve and multi-task
  • Adaptability and willingness to take on new challenges.
And if you enjoy the wide outdoors and a fulfilling community life, a summer at HVC is for you!

Suggested Experience:


Company: Hidden Valley Camp

Location: Freedom, Maine

ACA Accredited: Yes

Time Frame: Seasonal

Type of Position: General Staff

Day or Night: Overnight

Salary: Not Specified

Application Deadline:

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