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Trail's End Camp

  • 230 T516, Beach Lake, PA
  • www.trailsendcamp.com
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Outdoor Adventure Direcotor and High Ropes Staff – Summer Internships/Jobs

Trail's End and Chestnut Lake Camps – family-owned and operated for 75 years – are premier residential summer camp programs located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. A position at TEC or CLC offers an outstanding staff member:

  • An extraordinary job that will offer growth, excitement, and fellowship
  • Opportunities for leadership, teamwork, and skill-building that can transfer to the Real World job market
  • Internship and college credit opportunities in areas such as education, communications, marketing/sales, management, and more
  • Competitive seasonal salaries and full room/board
  • Work with people that care, and join a community that attracts outstanding individuals from around the world
  • Spend your days and nights enjoying the chance to unplug from the real world during this unique summer experience


min experience

salary range

$1.1k - $2k / month

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
Work Visa Sponsoring Available

Job Overview

Trail’s End Camp & Chestnut Lake Camp is seeking a qualified applicants to be part of our Outdoor Adventure Program and Waterfront Programs at a premier residential camp in Beach Lake PA.

We seek staff members who love spending time teaching, bonding and mentoring children and are open to meeting new people and having new experiences.

Staff are hired from around the world, and you will be surrounded by people with similar interests and passions. You will work alongside numerous ropes course instructors and outdoor adventure specialists to run one of the leading outdoor adventure programs in the camp world. These roles provide experience, skill and knowledge for anyone seeking future employment in the outdoor adventure industry.

This is a great position for those with teaching or outdoor education experience, as well as those with enthusiasm for the outdoors, climbing or working with people in a fun setting. We are especially looking for staff who are able to work summer season, Late June- August

Outdoor Adventure Director Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teach in High Ropes, Mountain Biking Facilitation or Archery Facilitation as well as be able to get certified in lifeguard
  • Lead campers and staff in a safe and fun manner through our challenge course, which includes: zip line, giant swing, high ropes courses, a climbing.
  • Demonstrate the ability to build trust, and confidence, fostering more effective communication with staff and campers.
  • Lead camper groups in team-building activities designed to improve communication, leadership, trust, teamwork, and problem-solving.
  • Communicate with campers and staff in a professional and friendly manner that instills trust, support, and creates lasting memories.
  • Assess the safety functionality of all adventure equipment prior to use. Makes sure that the adventure course is clean of trash, safe, and in good working order.
  • Lead camper on offsite tours including backpacking, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking
  • Assist with maintenance and upkeep of challenge course, grounds, and equipment.

This role requires a high level of expertise, experience making lesson plans, supervising/guiding 8-12 staff and will be providing feedback to those staff members informally and formally throughout the summer.

Must have formal experience in the activity area, strong organizational skills, be a self-starter and above all, creative!

You will be instructing children ages 7-16 at all ability levels.


Special Benefits

  • Room and Board
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Competitive Salary
  • Days spent in the trees! :)

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