Spend a summer in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Make a positive difference in the lives of campers from around the globe by leading, guiding, and instructing our fishing and outdoor programs.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Instructing spin-cast fishing workshops for campers aged 9 -16 on a daily basis.
- Instructing a full afternoon fly fishing clinic for campers aged 9 - 16 once a week.
- Participating in and leading a variety of camp activities including stream hikes, sports, field games, and more.
- Maintaining inventory and repair of our fishing rods, reels, flies, and tackle.
- This position also functions as a traditional cabin counselor and includes all the responsibilities involved in that role. See also: Job Posting for Cabin Counselor, Camp Hidden Meadows.
Qualifications: We are looking for staff with a positive attitude, a spirit of adventure and a desire to impact each camper in a positive way. Sincerity, enthusiasm, sound judgment, constructive communication and a good sense of humor are all qualities that we value in staff. Additional qualifications for this position include:
- Well developed leadership and organizational skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Desire to work with and instruct youth aged 6-16, as well as to serve as a positive role model for youth.
- Comfortable teaching spin-cast fishing and fly fishing to youth.
- Interest in working hard, learning new skills, and taking on new challenges.
Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary, room, board, internet access and time off in wild and wonderful West Virginia. Living and working with a group of young people is both a challenging and rewarding experience. Both the campers and the staff who participate have endless opportunities to develop new skills, learn about themselves, and meet new people with a wide variety of talents. All this adds up to an incredible summer experience!
Summer: June 1 - August 15, 2021