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Falling Creek Camp

Located: Tuxedo, North Carolina

Position Available: Activity & Cabin Counselors

Salary Range: $3200 - $3700 for 11 week season

Type: Residential boys' summer camp

Contact: mail@fallingcreek.com

Website: http://www.fallingcreek.com/staff

  • Falling Creek is a high-adventure, traditional summer camp in the North Carolina mountains.
  • Seeking energetic, creative, and team-oriented counselors, wanting to work outdoors with boys while developing skills for success in the 21st century.
  • Room and board, laundry, internet, and training provided. Must be 19 or older and completed >1 year of college.

Falling Creek Camp

Located: Tuxedo, North Carolina

Position Available: Wilderness Adventure Staff

Salary Range: starts at $3200 - $3700 for the 11 week season

Type: Residential boys' summer camp

Contact: mail@fallingcreek.com

Website: http://www.fallingcreek.com/staff

  • Room & Board, laundry, internet provided, prodeals, and networking opportunities
  • Paid Orientation and Wilderness Advanced First Aid Certifications
  • mountain biking, hiking, canoe/kayaking, rock climbing, and more
  • Swift Water & Canoe / Kayak Instructor certifications available

Summer Camp at SOAR

Located: North Carolina, Wyoming, Florida, California, and New York

Position Available: Outdoor Trip Leader

Salary Range: $2,250 - $3,250/season

Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp

Contact: andrea@soarnc.org

Website: http://soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/

  • Supervise a group of 7-8 students (2 staff per group), for 24 hrs/day, on 10 to 26 day courses; facilitate a safe and successful experience during adventure-based courses; facilitate the development of life skills, organizational skills, self-esteem, problem-solving strategies, communication techniques, and social skills.
  • Assist in developing personal goals for each student; write a comprehensive student evaluation at the end of each course; and act as a role model for students by demonstrating maturity, responsibility, good organizational skills, and professional behavior.
  • Minimum 21 years of age (some exceptions allowed); 2 years of college experience, in human service related field preferred (e.g., Education, Psychology, Recreation); current WFA and CPR certifications; Lifeguard required for FL & CA staff; experience and/or desire to work with LD and AD/HD youth; patience, energy, enthusiasm, flexibility.
  • Complete a staff application on-line at http://soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/ or contact Andrea Wackerle, SOAR, PO Box 388, Balsam, NC 28707, (828)456-3435, andrea@soarnc.org

Summer Camp at SOAR

Located: North Carolina, Wyoming, Florida, California, and New York

Position Available: Activity Specialist

Salary Range: $2,250 - $3,250/season

Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp

Contact: andrea@soarnc.org

Website: http://soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/

  • Work with groups of 7-8 students with 2 instructors to facilitate a safe and successful experience during the adventure activity portions of 10 to 26 day courses.
  • Minimum 21 years of age (some exceptions allowed). Minimum of 2 years college experience, preferable in Recreation Therapy, Outdoor Recreation, Education, or Psychology. WFA and CPR required (WFR preferred for WY & CA). Lifeguard certification required for FL, WY and CA staff.
  • Strong experience required in technical skills such as rock site facilitation and management, ropes course facilitation, white water rafting, caving, mountain biking, or ocean/water activities (FL & CA only). Patience, energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, maturity, and integrity required. Use of personal vehicle required for NC & WY.
  • Complete a staff application on-line at http://soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/ or contact Laura Pate, SOAR, PO Box 388, Balsam, NC 28707, (828)456-3435, pate-moore@soarnc.org.

Camp Carolina

Located: Brevard, North Carolina

Position Available: Outdoor Adventure Staff

Salary Range: $200-$380 per week (based on age/skill)

Type: Residential boys' summer camp

Contact: kylie@campcarolina.com

Website: http://www.campcarolina.com

  • CCB is located in Western North Carolina where we are surrounded by some of the best rock climbing, mountain biking, horse riding, hiking, fly fishing, sea kayaking and mountain boarding in the country. And we are hiring instructors for all of these positions!
  • Our campers come from all over the world and choose CCB for the High adventure activities we offer as well as the skilled, passionate, trained and awesome staff we have each year.
  • Our Adventure staff train for up to 5 weeks and receive subsidized/free Internationally recognized courses based on their activity department
  • Network with outdoor professionals from 16+ countries. Spend your post camp traveling the world with new friends doing what you love!

Camp High Rocks

Located: Cedar Mountain, North Carolina

Position Available: Outdoor Adventure Summer Camp Counselor

Salary Range: $260-$420/week

Type: Residential boys' summer camp

Contact: staffinfo@highrocks.com

Website: https://www.highrocks.com

  • We are looking for a team of fun, active, and caring people who are willing to be creative, energetic, responsible, and patient as they lead by example. Counselors are at least 19 years of age or rising college sophomore, with a strong interest in working with children.
  • Male counselors live in a cabin with 5 to 7 boys, ages 7-16. Female staff have additional duties in lieu of cabin coverage. We act not only as teachers, but as friends, role models, and at times parents.
  • Counselors instruct one or more areas: Rock Climbing; Horseback Riding; Hiking; Mountain Biking; Canoeing and Kayaking; Fishing; Pottery; Swimming; Sailing; Riflery and Archery; Crafts; Tennis; Basketball; Soccer; Childcare; High Ropes Course.
  • May 28 - August 8, 2020. Training dates in May. Other benefits include room, board, and free laundry facilities; staff lounge area with wifi; extensive professional discounts; an incredible location with over 1000 acres of wilderness; adjacent to some of the best wilderness and highest mountains on the Eastern Seaboard!

Camp High Rocks

Located: Cedar Mountain, North Carolina

Position Available: Horseback Riding Instructor

Salary Range: $260-$420/week

Type: Residential boys' summer camp

Contact: staffinfo@highrocks.com

Website: https://www.highrocks.com

  • Camp High Rocks has instructor openings for our horseback riding program. Instructors must be experienced in forward seat riding. Our program emphasizes individual skill development and de-emphasizes competitive aspects of riding.
  • Responsibilities: Instruct riding to campers 7 to 16 years of age. Beginning instruction starts in one of our five rings and progresses to cross country, jumping and trail riding throughout our 1,000 acre facility. Male counselors also serve as cabin counselors for groups of 5-7 boys.
  • Qualifications: At least 19 years of age or rising college sophomore with a strong interest in teaching children. Experience teaching riding and caring for horses preferred.
  • Position dates are May 28 - August 8, 2020. Other benefits include room, board, and free laundry facilities; staff lounge with wifi; extensive professional discounts; and an incredible location with over 1000 acres of wilderness!

Camp Ridgecrest

Located: Ridgecrest, North Carolina

Position Available: Counselor

Salary Range: $250/week+room and board

Type: Residential boys' summer camp

Contact: sam.pineda@lifeway.com

Website: http://www.ridgecrestcamps.com

  • Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina is Camp Ridgecrest for Boys. This incredible summer camp offers unique experiences just 20 minutes east of Asheville, North Carolina. The camp staff are passionate about helping campers grow the whole self: physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually.
  • Opportunities for paid ministry are available in many different areas. The greatest need is for camp counselors. The role of a counselor is rooted in service, loving kids unconditionally, and sharing Christ in daily life.
  • Activities include Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Weight Lifting, Archery, Riflery, Crafts, Rocketry, Outdoor Living, Bible Study, Horseback, Guitar, and more. We have additional positions for activity directors, junior counselors, adventure staff, laundry staff, office staff, photojournalists, drivers, and equestrian staff.
  • Base counselor salaries begin at $250/week plus food and lodging. Counselors live in cabins with campers and receive 2.5 days off per two-week session. Internship opportunities are available. Employment runs late May through early August. Counselors must be 18 and finished with their freshman year of college.

Camp Ridgecrest

Located: Ridgecrest, North Carolina

Position Available: Junior Counselor

Salary Range: $190/week + room and board

Type: Residential boys' summer camp

Contact: sam.pineda@lifeway.com

Website: http://www.ridgecrestcamps.com

  • Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina is Camp Ridgecrest for Boys. This incredible summer camp offers unique experiences just 20 minutes east of Asheville, North Carolina. The camp staff are passionate about helping campers grow the whole self: physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually.
  • Opportunities for paid ministry are available in many different areas. We have a strong need for excellent Junior Counselors who are excited about learning and responsibility. The role of a Junior Counselor is rooted in service, loving kids unconditionally, and sharing Christ in daily life.
  • Activities include Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Weight Lifting, Archery, Riflery, Crafts, Rocketry, Outdoor Living, Bible Study, Horseback, Guitar, and more. We have additional positions for activity directors, counselors, adventure staff, laundry staff, office staff, photojournalists, drivers, and equestrian staff.
  • Base JC salaries begin at $190/week plus food and lodging. Junior Counselors live in cabins with campers and receive 2.5 days off per two-week session. Employment runs from late May to early August. JC's must be 18 and finished with their senior year of high school.

Camp Nakanawa

Located: Crossville, Tennessee

Position Available: Cabin Counselor & Activity Instructor

Salary Range: $1200 - $2500

Type: Residential girls' summer camp

Contact: campnak@campnakanawa.com

Website: http://www.campnakanawa.com

  • 2 & 4 week sessions - 6 weeks total; staff training; 18+; Climbing Wall Certification Class, Lifeguard Training Certification Class.
  • live in cabin with 6 to 8 campers and teach an activity; over 25 activities to choose from
  • 2 seperate camps;Junior 8-12, Int/Senior 13-17; private lake; 1,000 acres

Camp Crestridge

Located: Ridgecrest, North Carolina

Position Available: Equestrian Staff

Salary Range: $250/week + room and board

Type: Residential girls' summer camp

Contact: ashley.genoble@lifeway.com

Website: http://www.ridgecrestcamps.com

  • Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina is Camp Crestridge for Girls. This incredible summer camp offers unique experiences just 20 minutes east of Asheville, North Carolina. The camp staff are passionate about helping campers grow the whole self: physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually.
  • Opportunities for paid ministry are available in many different areas. We have a strong need for excellent Equestrian Staff who are excited about caring for horses and kids. The role of an Equestrian Staff is to care for 15 horses, assist in riding lessons and assist in camp program.
  • Base salaries begin at $250/week plus food and lodging. Equestrian Staff do not live in cabins with campers and receive 2.5 days off per two-week session. Internship opportunities are available. Employment runs late May through early August. Equestrian Staff must be 18 and finished with High School.

Camp Illahee

Located: Brevard, North Carolina

Position Available: Activity Specialists

Salary Range: $4000 +,depending on experience, for full season work

Type: Residential girls' summer camp

Contact: gretchen@campillahee.com

Website: https://www.campillahee.com/staff/work-here/

  • JOB DESCRIPTION: Help make a difference this summer! We are looking for fun, caring, responsible adults who are excited to share knowledge of their field with our campers.
  • PROGRAM INFORMATION: Our 4:1 camper-to-staff ratio ensures quality programs including: trips (Kayaking, Climbing and Hiking), Horseback Riding, Studio Arts (Woodworking, Ceramics, Arts and Crafts, Fiber Arts and Painting) and more!
  • BENEFITS: Excellent training opportunities; competitive salary range including bonuses for experience and certifications.
  • Seeking specialists for: Climbing, Kayaking, Hiking, High Ropes Course, Pottery, Woodworking and Horseback Riding

Camp Crestridge

Located: Ridgecrest, North Carolina

Position Available: Counselor

Salary Range: $250/week+room and board

Type: Residential girls' summer camp

Contact: ashley.genoble@lifeway.com

Website: http://www.ridgecrestcamps.com

  • Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina is Camp Crestridge for Girls. This incredible summer camp offers unique experiences just 20 minutes east of Asheville, North Carolina. The camp staff are passionate about helping campers grow the whole self: physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually.
  • Opportunities for paid ministry are available in many different areas. The greatest need is for camp counselors. The role of a counselor is rooted in service, loving kids unconditionally, and sharing Christ in daily life.
  • Activities include Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse, Gymnastics, Drama, Archery, Riflery, Crafts, Puppies, Woodworking, Outdoor Living, Bible Study, Horseback, Guitar, and more. We have additional positions for activity directors, junior counselors, adventure staff, laundry staff, office staff, photojournalists, drivers, and equestrian staff.
  • Base counselor salaries begin at $250/week plus food and lodging. Counselors live in cabins with campers and receive 2.5 days off per two-week session. Internship opportunities are available. Employment runs late May through early August. Counselors must be 18 and finished with their freshman year of college.

Camp Crestridge

Located: Ridgecrest, North Carolina

Position Available: Junior Counselor

Salary Range: $190/week + room and board

Type: Residential girls' summer camp

Contact: ashley.genoble@lifeway.com

Website: http://www.ridgecrestcamps.com

  • Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina is Camp Crestridge for Girls. This incredible summer camp offers unique experiences just 20 minutes east of Asheville, North Carolina. The camp staff are passionate about helping campers grow the whole self: physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually.
  • Opportunities for paid ministry are available in many different areas. We have a strong need for excellent Junior Counselors who are excited about learning and responsibility. The role of a Junior Counselor is rooted in service, loving kids unconditionally, and sharing Christ in daily life.
  • Activities include Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse, Gymnastics, Drama, Archery, Riflery, Crafts, Puppies, Woodworking, Outdoor Living, Bible Study, Horseback, Guitar, and more. We have additional positions for activity directors, junior counselors, adventure staff, laundry staff, office staff, photojournalists, drivers, and equestrian staff.
  • Base "Jet" salaries begin at $190/week plus food and lodging. Jets live in cabins with campers and receive 2.5 days off per two-week session. Employment runs late May through early August. Jets must be 18 and finished with their senior year of high school.

Camp Mondamin

Located: Tuxedo, North Carolina

Position Available: Counselor / Outdoor Educator

Salary Range: competitive

Type: Residential boys' summer camp

Contact: mondamin@mondamin.com

Website: http://www.mondamin.com

  • We are a noncompetitive, non-regimented camp focused on fun, growth and instruction. We need people who enjoy working and living with children and have skills in: backpacking, climbing, mountain biking, whitewater boating, sailing, horseback riding, swimming, environmental education, tennis and arts and crafts.
  • Everyone who works at Mondamin has three basic responsibilities: Teaching skills and leading trips in an outdoor activity. Working directly with kids as a counselor, advisor, and advocate. And participation and influence as a member of the camp community.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age. Must have completed at least one year of undergraduate study at a college or university (or equivalent). Should have experience in and be willing to teach one or more of our activities (some training provided).
  • Salaries are individually determined based on your age, experience and skills. Our salaries compare favorably with most other camps and rise as you prove yourself. All food and lodging is provided. Time off: everyone gets 36 hours per week leave (a day and 2 nights).

Camp Green Cove

Located: Tuxedo, North Carolina

Position Available: Counselor / Outdoor Educator

Salary Range: competitive

Type: Residential girls' summer camp

Contact: greencove@greencove.com

Website: http://www.greencove.com

  • We are a noncompetitive, non-regimented camp focused on fun, growth and instruction. We need people who enjoy working and living with children and have skills in: backpacking, climbing, mountain biking, whitewater boating, sailing, horseback riding, swimming, environmental education, tennis and arts and crafts.
  • Everyone who works at Green Cove has three basic responsibilities: Teaching skills and leading trips in an outdoor activity. Working directly with kids as a counselor, advisor, and advocate. And participation and influence as a member of the camp community.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age. Must have completed at least one year of undergraduate study at a college or university (or equivalent). Should have experience in and be willing to teach one or more of our activities (some training provided).
  • Salaries are individually determined based on your age, experience and skills. Our salaries compare favorably with most other camps and rise as you prove yourself. All food and lodging is provided. Time off: everyone gets 36 hours per week leave (a day and 2 nights).

Camp Chatuga

Located: Mountain Rest, South Carolina

Position Available: Camp Counselor

Salary Range: $1620 to $1800 ($270 to $300 per week for six weeks)

Type: Coed Residential Camp

Contact: mail@campchatuga.com

Website: http://www.campchatuga.com

  • For any career, successful camp work shows maturity, good judgment, responsibility, initiative and independence.
  • It looks great on a resume, and we are glad to provide future job references as needed.
  • In a camp setting, one will experience a wide variety of people and activities that will enhance your life forever.
  • General responsibilities include (1) leadership and guidance of campers (2) participation in general camp program (3) organization and operation of a safe and meaningful program in assigned instructional areas.

Camp Rockmont

Located: Black Mountain, North Carolina

Position Available: Cabin Counselor

Salary Range: $225/week + bonuses

Type: Residential Boys' Summer Camp

Contact: info@rockmont.com

Website: http://www.rockmont.com/work-at-camp

  • Counselor of 8 boys - ages ranging from 6-16. Guide and direct your cabin in a variety of camp programs/activities.
  • Enthusiastic staff.
  • Hardworking, encouraging environment where lives are changed.
  • Rock Climbing experience desired.

Camp Cheerio YMCA

Located: High Point, North Carolina

Position Available: Climbing, Equestrian, and Aquatics Directors

Salary Range: $185 and up depending on experience

Type: Residential camp with separate girls' and coed sessions

Contact: director@campcheerio.org

Website: http://www.campcheerio.org

  • Beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and Virginia!
  • Free Room/Board and Laundry, too!
  • Looking for dedicated and enthusiastic staff to make a positive difference in the life of a child.