Wilderness Trip Co-Leader/Camp Counselor

Wilderness Trip Co-Leader/Camp Counselor

October 25, 2023

Website Hidden Valley Camp

Well-established Adventure Program within a progressive Maine camp is seeking individuals to lead a group of 14-16-year-old campers on trips all over Maine. Some adventures include; Wilderness Canoe Trips (Allagash & St. Croix Rivers), White Water Rafting, tours around Quebec City, hiking Mount Katahdin, and more!

Are you looking for a meaningful opportunity to develop your wilderness skills and advance your career? Are you looking for a paid internship or summer job where you’ll make a difference and hone leadership skills? Hidden Valley Camp’s adventure program 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.


Additional Comments/Information:


We are seeking individuals with:

  • Experience working with children
  • Intermediate to advanced outdoor skills including, camping, canoeing, hiking, and rock climbing
  • 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! Hidden Valley has a comprehensive covid response, vaccinations are required.

Suggested Experience:


Company: Hidden Valley Camp

Location: Freedom, Maine

ACA Accredited: Yes

Time Frame: Seasonal

Type of Position: Specialized Activity Leader

Day or Night: Overnight

Salary: Not Specified

Application Deadline:

To apply for this job please visit hiddenvalley.campintouch.com.

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