Eagle's Nest Camp is seeking enthusiastic Rock Climbing Instructors to teach climbing to campers during summer 2018.
Responsibilities: Rock Climbing Instructors are responsible for working with the climbing director to plan rock-climbing expeditions in Western North Carolina for young climbers ranging from beginning to advanced skill levels. Staff will teach campers techniques and skills to maximize their enjoyment of climbing and improve their abilities. Beginning climbers will be introduced to all aspects of climbing and advanced campers can progress to multi-pitch routes and mock leading. The climbing program utilizes our climbing tower as well as many local natural climbing areas, including Looking Glass, Cedar Rock, Linville Gorge, and Rumbling Bald. The staff work with 3 other climbing staff to maintain safety standards, teach campers, and ensure the day to day quality of programming. Other duties include supervising and mentoring campers as cabin counselors.
Qualifications: All staff must be at least 18 years old with one full year after high school. Experience with traditional rock climbing techniques and teaching. CPR and Wilderness First Aid, or higher certification, required.
Benefits: Competitive salary with one full day off each week. On campus housing, meals in our whole foods dining hall, and access to laundry facilities provided.
Dates: Position is from May 31st to August 13th, 2018. In addition, some positions require attendance at a training clinic. Please see our website, www.enf.org, for clinic dates.
How to Apply: All applicants must apply using the application form found on our website, http://www.enf.org/eagles-nest-camp/summer-employment.
Questions: Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who We Are: Eagle's Nest Camp is a coed camp over 90 years old located in the lush mountains of Western North Carolina. Eagle's Nest provides a strong, nurturing community where campers ages 6-17 are treated with respect, honor and compassion. Campers have the opportunity to participate in 1-3 week long sessions which emphasize the wilderness, arts and community.
Our mission is experiential education for young people, promoting the natural world and the betterment of human character.