Overview

Job Responsibilities: Under the guidance of the Trip Director, Wilderness Trip Leaders guide basic camping, backpacking, flat-water and white-water canoeing, sea kayaking, horseback riding, and rock climbing trips depending on their own experiences and backgrounds. Additional responsibilities include:

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders

Qualifications:

Preferred Experience: Applicants should have experience and interest in camping and working with children for extended periods of time. As the group leader or co-leader on trips, Wilderness Trip Leaders should be level-headed, responsible, and safety-minded. All applicants must be at least 18 years old, hold a current driver’s license, and have a good driving record. CPR and LGT (or equivalent) are required. WFR is a plus. If you do not already have WFR certification we can help you.

Required Skills:

Job Responsibilities: Under the guidance of the Trip Director, Wilderness Trip Leaders guide basic camping, backpacking, flat-water and white-water canoeing, sea kayaking, horseback riding, and rock climbing trips depending on their own experiences and backgrounds. Additional responsibilities include:

• Serving as guides and educators to both campers and counselors participating in the program;

• Arranging the logistics, routes, and equipment selection for each trip;

• Overseeing all risk assessment

Preferred Skills:

• Overseeing all risk assessment and safety components prior to and during the trip;

• Educating participants in Leave No Trace philosophies and outdoor skills;

• Providing basic maintenance of camping equipment; and

• Assisting in other areas of the camp program when needed.

About Camp Birch Trail

Birch Trail Camp for Girls, located in beautiful NW Wisconsin is a traditional camp for girls. We offer a large variety of land and water sports, climbing, wilderness trips, crafts, drama, horseback riding and much more (you name it-we teach it)! Birch Trail also has one of the country’s premier wilderness tripping programs. Birch Trail is a special place where girls cultivate friendships and memories to last a lifetime.

Application Instructions

https://birchtrail.com/summer-jobs/