Ropes Course Instructor/Camp Counselor

Ropes Course Instructor/Camp Counselor

October 25, 2023

Website Hidden Valley Camp

Well-established high ropes course 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.

Make an impact on children’s lives, enjoy Maine’s outdoors, and embrace the challenges of working and living in a community of talented children and adults. For years, HVC staff have expressed themselves like this… “I feel like I grew as a teacher and counselor. I think that my skills in counseling grew tremendously as a result of working with young people.”

Skills you’ll use and hone every day:

  • Teaching your specialty
  • Leadership — in small and large groups
  • Teamwork and team building
  • Communication
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Understanding learning styles

And summer life at HVC has so many benefits!

  • Inspire young people and teach them new skills
  • Make a difference in children’s lives
  • Explore the woods, ocean and small villages of midcoast Maine
  • Have fun! Be silly!
  • Be yourself with other like-minded people from around the world

Internships available, competitive salaries, splendid varied meal choices, and more. Apply for employment now or email

Additional Comments/Information:


  • Intermediate to advanced climbing/belaying abilities - or the willingness to learn!
  • Experience working with children
  • Prior experience instructing and/or instructor certifications a plus
And if you enjoy the outdoors and 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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