Login Register
Home » Jobs » Climbing Wall and Aerial Adventures Department Head

Independent Lake Camp

  • 70 Clark Road, Thompson, PA
  • https://www.independentlake.com/

Contact the employer

Make sure to include valid contact details when reaching out to an employer.

Email Me Jobs Like These

Create a job alert now and get notified when new jobs are posted.

Alert Frequency

Apply by May 01, 2023

Climbing Wall and Aerial Adventures Department Head


min experience

salary range

$350 - $700 / week

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
Work Visa Sponsoring Available

Job Overview

Calling all Climbers, Adventurers, Boulderer’s, Leaders and High Ropes enthusiasts far and wide! Independent Lake Camp is on a mission to create the best summer ever for their campers and we need you on board!
If you’re looking for a role where you can share your skills, teach kids, be surrounded by a unique and diverse team of young adults and live in a paradise of high-energy fun for the summer…. look no further.

About ILC:

Independent Lake Camp is a co-ed, non-traditional, sleep away camp located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. ILC is dedicated to celebrating diversity, promoting creativity and empowering individual growth through camper- chosen individualized scheduling. Independent Lake Camp attracts campers and counselors from all over the USA and abroad, catering to kids aged 6-17 and offering 2 to 8 week sessions. ILC is located 2.5 hours north of New York City and 2.5 hours from Philadelphia in the small town of Orson, PA.

What We Are Looking For:

A passionate, skilled individual to run our Aerial Adventures department. The Aerial Adventures department manager will be in charge of the camp outdoor adventure course (high & low rope elements, zip lines) & indoor climbing wall (top rope & bouldering areas). The ideal applicant is over 21, with both managerial & teaching youth experience as well as familiarity of maintaining safety of the associated facility & equipment. The applicant ideally has or is working towards a ACCT- level 2.

To Be Successful In This Role You Will Need:

– A positive outlook and ability to energize those around you
– Great communication skills with Staff and campers
– A focus on safety and mental wellbeing
– You will need to be a team player
– A passion for teaching and Climbing
– You will need Initiative, problem solving skills and responsibility
– To live and breathe the mission of ILC – Please take a moment to read our mission statement to understand how we operate.

What The Role Involves:

  • Manage and lead 6 activity periods a day.
  • Inspire and empower all staff and campers to be the best version of themselves.
  • Train and Supervise Staff of their department responsibilities
  • Manage the Facilities, equipment and program area
  • Prepare the department prior to and during staff training
  • Conduct initial and end of season inventory
  • Conduct a daily check of equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
  • Implement staff scheduling

What We Will Provide:

Independent Lake Camp will provide you with a summer of exponential professional growth, irreplaceable friendships, lifelong memories, and untold fun within the beauty of our natural setting. Our staff are the most important aspect of running a quality camp. We offer plenty of time off, one period every day and 4 nights per week. You will also receive one day off per week, not including the first and last week of your contract. This is a live-in position which includes lodging and food.
For more information check out our website at Independentlake.com and watch our Video.
Check out our socials – Vimeo, facebook, Soundcloud, instagram, youtube
Position Dates: June 1st, 2023- August 21st, 2023. Pre and Post camp work available on request.
Apply online at https://www.independentlake.com/staff/

Special Benefits

Housing and food included in salary + the Potential for tips at the end of each session

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must be over the age of 18yrs of age

Related Jobs

Other Jobs within 50 Miles

all about us

About Adventure Job Board

We have worked and lived in some of the best places on earth. The experiences that come with seasonal and full time work in adventurous settings are life changing to say the least. We built this job board to share those opportunities with passionate job seekers while connecting employers to the best possible candidates.

More about us

Give us a shoutout

Contact Us

Have a question about a job or a place? Need a little extra encouragement? Know of a great place that we haven’t discovered yet? Send us an email, tag us with #AdventureJobBoard on Social, or release the courier pigeons. Contact us. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Contact us now

You’ve got email

Newsletter Signup

Please sign up here to receive a newsletter listing all our latest jobs, offers and updates.

    communitY dedicated to jobs in great places

    Fueled by a passion to help people redefine how they see their careers

    © 2016 - 2022 Adventure Job Bord - All rights reserved.