Industry Sector: Outdoor
Job Categories: Camp Staff & Counselors
Company Type: Recreation
Country: United States
Required Experience: 0 - 1 year
Contact Name: Alicia DeHart
Business Phone: 207-583-2381
Job Type: Seasonal Full Time
Required to Relocate: Yes
Required to Travel: No
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job Seeker Must Live Within:
Located in the Lakes Region of southwest Maine, Fernwood Cove is a girls' half-season overnight summer camp. We are currently hiring enthusiastic and creative young adults to work as activity instructors and camp counselors. Rock Climbing instructors teach alongside other instructors to teach basic rock climbing on our two climbing towers. Rock Climbing instructors must have a strong background in climbing, with prior top rope belay experience preferred. Fernwood Cove counselors also assist in leading other camp activities, events, and programs.
ACCT approved multi-day belay and facilitation training is provided for all Fernwood Cove Rock Climbing staff. Additional specialized training related to working in the outdoors, youth development, and recreation are also provided.
Paid internship and other academic credit opportunities are available and encouraged.
Seasonal lodging, meals, and laundry service are included with all camp counselor positions.
- Prior rock climbing experience required.
- Documented belay training preferred, but not required.
- Prior experience working with youth preferred.
- Prior experience working at summer camp preferred.
- Ability to lift 25 lbs. required.
- Ability to traverse uneven and hilly terrain, work in an outdoor environment in various weather conditions, and maintain a high level of activity throughout the day required.
Top Reasons To Work At Fernwood Cove This Summer:
- Develop valuable leadership, communication, time management, and problem solving skills while making lifelong friendships.
- Serve as a mentor and role model to Fernwood Cove Campers and CITs.
- Join a safe and supportive global community with a focus on personal growth for all campers, CITs and staff.
- Work in the beautiful surroundings of Maine alongside young adults with a similar drive and passion to make an impact as yourself.