Backpacking/Outdoor Education Supervisor

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Avid4 Adventure
Job Overview

**NEW COMPENSATION STRUCTURE FOR 2020 – plus room & board included**

Avid4 Adventure empowers kids (1st – 11th grade) to choose active, outdoor lifestyles. Backpacking/Outdoor Education Supervisors oversee the quality of our backpacking/OE programs and ensure that the Avid4 curriculum progressions are being followed at our Resident Camps.  In addition to top program quality, Backpacking/OE Supervisors assist with other camp cultural components, including clubs, evening activities, etc. We want Supervisors that can:   

  • Live Fun
  • Live Environmentally Connected
  • Live Truth
  • Live Smart(er)
  • Live Gratitude
  • Live Empowered
  • Live Balanced
  • Live Community

Overnight Camp

The CORE Responsibilities:

Program Design and Implementation

  • Understand existing curriculum progressions and oversee implementation of lesson plans
  • Evaluate camper skill levels and teach an appropriate skill progression for each cohort

Equipment Oversight

  • Perform basic maintenance of program equipment and follow reporting procedures
  • Document safety inspections for state licensing and American Camp Association accreditation

Camp Support

  • Provide support with camp cultural components, such as dining hall themes, evening events, and clubs
  • Provide additional supervision of campers as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 18 years of age and a sincere passion for working with kids
  • Wilderness First Aid and CPR
  • Significant personal and/or professional experience in backpacking and outdoor education.

Important Dates:

  • Training starts in early June. Camp programs run through mid-August. For specific details on each location & program, please click here.


  • Starting at $399/week (room & board included) – additional compensation for WFA/WFR. Please visit our website for our full compensation rubric, including rates, experience “additives,” and travel stipends at Room and meals provided as a part of your compensation.