Title: Field Study Instructor/Naturalist
Work Dates: January/February 2023 – May 2023
Camp Hannon: Sunset, SC
Exploration Hannon: Located in the upstate Blue Ridge Mountains close to the South Carolina/North Carolina border. Staff will have quick access to hiking, canoeing/rafting, rock climbing and many other outdoor recreation activities. A mountain geology and ecology field study program designed around the processes and skills of scientific inquiry. Students will discover science concepts and engage in scientific thinking through investigations that explore the topographical phenomenon called the Blue Ridge Escarpment – a drastic and sudden 3,000-foot shift in elevation from flat piedmont to steep mountains. Activities include stream mapping, map and compass, mountain geology and ecology, aquatic ecology, zip lines, a climbing tower and more.
Regularly teach at least two curriculum components in the field study programs
Lead students in daily program activities (wake-up, flagpole, meals, canteen, and campfire).
Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times as scheduled.
Assist with routine clean up and set up of program areas.
Perform direct supervision of children while involved with activities.
Facilitate groups utilizing adventure activities.
$525/week plus room, board, and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.
Contact: Send resumes to Megan Griffith at [email protected] subject line “ Exploration Hannon Outdoor Education Instructor”
BA or BS in Environmental Education, Natural Sciences, Forestry, Geology, Education, Parks and Rec or Wildlife Biology.
Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and a lot of energy.
Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands on” teaching methods.
Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt and work hard as part of a team pursuing an objective.
Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to teach outdoors.
Must be willing to work long hours
About Clemson University Youth Learning Institute
Youth Development programs throughout the state of South Carolina