Camp Illahee is seeking a Lead Climbing Instructor for the summer 2024 Season. We are a residential girls’ summer camp with classic in-camp activities and daily trips all around western North Carolina for our adventure activities. As the lead climbing specialist you will work with other trip leaders 6 days/week (3 days/week possible but 6 preferred) to safely set up and manage single pitch climbing routes in Pisgah National Forest and the surrounding area.

Pay is competitive and based on certifications and experience. Orientation begins May 29th and campers are present for trips June 9-August 9 (option to work until Aug 16 in other areas of camp if desired). This is a non-cabin staff position leaving evenings generally free with some assistance for evening programs and overnights required periodically. A typical day is from 8:30-5:30. All meals are provided on camp and housing can be provided if needed.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Camp Staff, Climbing Skills, Conservation


AMGA Single Pitch Instructor
Wilderness First Responder
Enthusiastic and patient
Excited to teach youth adventure activities and nature stewardship
Safety-minded, able to teach and guide activity safely
Strong technical experience

About Camp Illahee

A summer camp for girls in Brevard, NC.

Application Instructions

Apply online at https://www.campillahee.com/staff/staff-application/ or email [email protected] for more information