Summer Camp Counselors

Website Mountain Kids!

Get Your Kids Out To Play!

Mountain Kids is a 14 year-old outdoor education and adventure program for children ages 5-12, connecting kids with nature, themselves, and each other through personal challenge, learning and fun.

We are seeking outdoor educators who are responsible, outgoing and fun.  Applicants must love working with children and care about their development. Applicants are flexible team players, have excellent judgment, problem-solving skills, are outdoor enthusiasts and love sharing this joy with children.

We offer a low adult:child ratio for a quality experience in nature and as a group. Weekly staff meetings and a supportive environment aim to create a cohesive and harmonious staff team where everyone can learn and grow.

Camp activities are experiential in nature and include hiking, games, team building activities, nature awareness games, arts and crafts, and imaginative play.  We also offer backpacking, mountain biking, kayaking, primitive & wilderness skills and encourage applicants with expertise in these areas.

The ideal candidate meets the following criteria:

●      Experienced outdoors person with knowledge of mountain hazards and preparedness, or willingness to learn

●      College graduate or student (coursework in recreation, natural science and/or education an asset)

●      Experience with and love of working with children, high energy level, excellent group management skills

●      Strong communication and organization skills

●      Team player – able to implement camp curriculum with other leaders

●      Excellent problem solving skills, flexibility, and willingness to take initiative

●      Excellent driving record, able to drive a 15-passenger van (25 and older)

●      Excellent judgment and concern for safety of children

●      Counselors must have their own housing, transportation to and from camp

●       18 years of age or older, 25 and older for drivers

Dates of Employment: June-August 2023

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm (40 hours/week)

$16-20/hour depending on age and experience

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