Devils Lake Climbing Guides is seeking a paddle sports specialist to join us for our Adventure Day Camp program, based in Madison, WI. While the Paddle Sports Specialist participates all day camp activities (rock climbing, mountain biking, SUP, canoeing, kayaking), they have particular expertise in paddlesports, particularly stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) and canoe-camping. Thursday is our overnight trip, which often (but not always) involves canoe-camping on the Wisconsin or Kickapoo Rivers.

Tagged as: Camp Staff, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding, Water Skills


Preferred, but not required: Wilderness First Responder (WFR) or Wilderness First Aid (WFA), ACA Level 1 or higher

Required Skills:

Paddle Sports Specialists have some background/experience in paddling instruction. They are comfortable with canoeing, kayaking and/or stand-up paddle boarding and familiar with associated equipment. They have taught paddling technique to youth and/or adults, and feel comfortable observing and managing risk for paddling groups. Most important is a love for working with kids and general comfort with outdoor living and recreation.

About Devils Lake Climbing Guides

Devils Lake Climbing Guides is a small, local guide service committed to offering quality climbing days on the quartzite bluffs and crags of Devils Lake State Park, in addition to day and overnight camp programs, which may feature mountain biking and paddling opportunities. Our clients are people of all ages and backgrounds, and we strive to provide memorable, meaningful experiences.

Application Instructions

Apply online at: https://www.devilslakeclimbingguides.com/employment/descriptions/paddle-sports-specialist If you have questions, please reach out to [email protected]