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  1. Adventure Trip Leader

  2. YMCA Camp Chingachgook - Outdoor Center
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  5. Northeast US - CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT
  6. Seasonal
  7. May 15, 2014
  8. Until Filled
  9. June 2014
  10. Variety-Location-Adventure

    Camp Chingachgook (YMCA), one of the premier tripping centers in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York is located ~4 hours from Boston or NYC and right on the crystal-clear waters of Lake George.

    Our Adventure Trip Leaders work with coed groups of approximately 10 teens and a co-leader for trips from 1 to 5 weeks long. Our trips take place throughout New York, New England and neighboring states, and the Southwest. We take huge pride in the variety of activities our unique tripping program offers from hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, and biking to whitewater rafting, kayaking, sailing, canoeing and more. Many of our trips work with outside outfitters in the area to provide first class guiding to compliment the skills of our trips leaders. The focus of Camp Chingachgook trips is on helping teens build character, learn outdoor skills, gain an appreciation for the natural world, and develop teamwork and leadership skills.


  11. Trip Leaders are responsible for assisting in planning, facilitating, and documenting each adventure and managing all logistics of program delivery while out on the trail. This may include driving participants in 8-passenger vans with trailers. Some trips work with additional local outfitters.
  12. Qualifications include proven experience leading others in outdoor activities and exercising sound judgement; a minimum age of 21; lifeguarding, cpr, and wilderness first aid certifications (opportunities to obtain these certifications free of charge during staff training); and desire to work with youth and teens. We are looking for trip leaders with skills in any or all of the following areas: wilderness tripping (backpacking/hiking), paddling (canoeing, kayaking, rafting), climbing (top roping and bouldering).
  13. Salary range is $2,600-$3,000 dependent on experience and certifications.  Housing and meals are included, along with access to pro deals with various outdoor gear companies. 
  14. June 13th to Aug. 22. WFA and Lifeguard training begins June 7 if needed.  All trip leaders must be available through August 15th, additional work will be available through the 22nd.
    • Adventure Course
    • Adventure Travel
    • Expedition Support
    • Outdoor Education Center
    • Summer Camp
    • Youth - Teen
    • Community Service
    • Backpacking
    • Hiking
    • Challenge Course - Low
    • Challenge Course - High
    • Bike Touring
    • Mountain Biking
    • Bouldering
    • Top Rope Rock Climbing
    • Mountaineering
    • Canoeing - flatwater
    • Canoeing - Whitewater
    • Kayaking - flatwater
    • Kayaking - Whitewater
    • Rafting
    • Sea Kayaking - inshore
    • Sea Kayaking - offshore
    • Swimming
    • Sailing - inshore
    • Sailing - offshore
    • First Aid
  15. Send a resume, cover letter and/or a completed YMCA application with the names of three references to: Dan Poole, Adventure Director, YMCA Camp Chingachgook, 1872 Pilot Knob Rd., Kattskill Bay, NY 12844 or email: [email protected]. For more information about the program call Dan Poole at (518)656-9462 ext. 6646.
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  17. YMCA Camp Chingachgook - Outdoor Center
  18. http://www.cdymca.org/locations/CampChingachgook/SummerCamp/adventuretrips.aspx
  19. 1872 Pilot Knob Rd.
  20. Kattskill Bay
  21. NY
  22. 12844
  23. US
  24. 518 656-9462
  25. 518 656-9362
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