High Ropes Course Leader
The Mission of Summer Camps at College Settlement is to provide camping programs and services to young people from the greater Philadelphia area, especially those who are economically disadvantaged, in order to foster personal growth through understanding, acceptance, respect for self, others and our natural world by means of enjoyable, experiential and environmental educational activities.
We are looking for High Ropes Course leaders who will facilitate our summer high ropes, low ropes and climbing tower programs.
Our beautiful high ropes courses and climbing tower are used in conjunction with our low ropes and group challenge field to enable our campers to challenge themselves!.
Ropes course staff lead groups of campers though various levels of challenge, from low to high elements. We have traditional single belayer and new "M" belays for team challenges.
When not leading climbing programs, ropes staff help out with other camp duties such as biking, swimming and general counselor duties.
Applicants should be age 21+ with a clean driver’s license.
First Aid/CPR and Lifeguard Training will be provided.
Experience in outdoor recreation and youth work preferred.
Climbing experience a must. ACCT certification a plus.
Season runs June 9th-ish to August 18th 2017
Applications accepted December 2016 through April 2017