The Head of Adventure for the Alford Lake Camp Challenge Course will be a facilitator who works in a co-instructor position, working closely with second facilitator and possibly counselors-in-training to cover and share the instruction, supervision, safety, and debriefing responsibilities associated with the ALC Challenge Course. The facilitator will use the ALC program to provide an opportunity for campers to recognize and safely take risks, push themselves and reach their potential. This will include promoting self-confidence, positive group dynamics, and the expansion of their problem solving abilities. These individuals must be well organized, experienced, compassionate, and exceptional communicators when it comes to teaching others.

Contract dates: Wednesday, June 14th through Monday, August 22nd

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Climbing Skills, Teaching/Education


Three years experience, safety and crisis training certifications or documentation

Required Skills:

Effective working with children, solid communication skills - written, spoken and listening, ability to lift 25lbs, willing to be a part of a camp community. First Aid/CPR certification (we can help with this)

About Alford Lake Camp

A Summer Haven for girls - ALC is an overnight summer camp for girls, ages 8 to 17, located on Alford Lake in Hope, Maine. Summers at ALC are action-packed, fun and filled with friends.
As one of the world’s oldest girls’ residential summer camps, ALC is steeped in tradition and legacy, tenets that guide the camp’s enduring philosophy.
The Alford Lake Camp experience engenders confidence through living simply in the outdoors, kindness, lifelong lessons. ALC is rich in friendship, fun, adventure and important educational growth for all campers.

Application Instructions

Please apply through our online staff application - www.alfordlakecamp.com or email your resume to [email protected]