"I learned how to be confident when faced with problems and how to communicate with others." - Ellie (Camper)
This person will generally answer to and receive assignments from the Program Director. This position was created for a person who is skilled in a variety of adventure programs and passionate about helping kids challenge themselves within a safe environment. This role must be filled by a person who is safe, well-trained, flexible, energetic, and willing to adapt as the needs of the summer develop. This position is filled by a capable leader.
Duration: 10 weeks
Type: Full Time Seasonal
Manage the climbing wall using industry standards, training and always helping campers challenge themselves in a safe environment
Assist with training and then supervision of counselors in ropes course leadership, safety, proper use of equipment, and work toward proficiency in skills
Implement the low ropes course by leading one or two cabin groups through a variety of low ropes activities on a daily basis.
Lead overnight backpacking trips for campers and CIT’s.
Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures for adventure challenge activities off site and on camp premises
Oversee adventure elements’ maintenance and upkeep with regular check of equipment
Provide feedback (and implement approved ideas) to continue to improve the BBC Adventure Program
Meet with Program Director as regularly scheduled each week
Miscellaneous program and facility tasks (cleaning, setup/clean up of events such as cookouts, theme days etc.)
Life Guard (we will provide training if needed)
Strong working knowledge of ropes/challenge course equipment, maintenance, safety, operation and training- Level 2 Challenge Course certification preferred
Experience leading overnight backpacking trips
Experience facilitating Low Ropes teambuilding
Preferred previous experience working with youth in a camp setting
Minimum age: 21
Starting Salary: $250/week
(higher pay commensurate with experience)
Living in the beautiful green mountains of VT all summer
Food is provided for you most of the summer
Support a Staff: Earn up to an additional $900 for the summer (In short, you raise money and camp matches dollar for dollar. We’ll help you with this process)
Coming back for another summer on staff? We’ll offer you a pay raise each summer you return!
Learn life skills like group management, conflict resolution, and flexibility
Use camp as a great addition to your resume and receive quality references from year round staff