Avid4 Adventure, ranked for several years in a row on Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work list, empowers kids to choose active, outdoor lifestyles. As a part of our Camp Leadership team, you will manage a professional staff (ages 19+), address the needs of parents, manage the operational aspects of our camp programs (Camp At Home or Camp on the Go), and find fulfillment building a program that inspires kids to love outdoor life. Being a member of Avid4 Adventure’s Camp Leadership team is better described through our core values:
Live Fun by inspiring kids to get outside and creating a great workplace for staff.
Live Environmentally Connected by enhancing camper’s environmental understanding and stewardship.
Live Truth by coaching staff through feedback and opportunities for growth.
Live Smarter by learning and growing yourself, working efficiently and providing education for your staff.
Live Gratitude in times of success and challenge by remaining grateful to staff, parents and campers.
Live Empowered by building confidence in kids and staff. Run your program like you are the owner!
Live Balanced by working hard and playing hard.
Live Community by connecting with your staff and your community on a regular basis.
At Avid4, we embrace inclusion, diversity, justice, and equity, and we acknowledge that the outdoor/adventure education industry has been and remains a space dominated by white privilege and those from a higher socioeconomic status. We are actively working to improve diversity and inclusion both within Avid4 Adventure and in the outdoor industry! Visit our Inclusivity page to learn more about our commitment and progress.
Must be at least 25 Years old for Camp Director positions & 23 years of age for Assistant Director positions.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) & CPR is required for Camp Directors. We reimburse 50% of the WFR course fee in your first season and the other 50% in your second season. Assistant Directors are required to have a minimum of Wilderness First Aid (WFA) & CPR. These certifications can be obtained post-hire but must be obtained before the start of camp.
Valid Driver’s License.
Previous camp leadership experience with a day or overnight camp OR previous experience as an Avid4 Adventure Instructor is preferred.
Experience in at least one of our core sports (biking, climbing, hiking, paddling).
Typical Camp Leadership schedule: (Must be reachable during evenings for immediate needs) Monday- Friday approximately 7:00am- 4:30pm.
Required Camp Leadership training will take place in late April 2021. All-staff training occurs at the beginning of the season.
Camp Dates: June – Mid-August.
Please visit our website for our full compensation rubric, including contract rates, experience “additives,” and travel stipends at https://avid4.com/jobs/compensation.
About Avid4 Adventure
The mission of Avid4 Adventure is to provide kids and teens with the skills and confidence to choose active outdoor lifestyles. We transport campers to authentic local recreation areas and teach them to climb, bike, paddle, hike and thrive in the outdoors. More importantly, we teach kids and teens to assess risks, use sound judgment, and believe in their abilities. Through summer day camps, overnight camps, school programs, and events, Avid4 Adventure inspires thousands of kids and teens every year to lead active lifestyles.