Position Description: Summer Camp Counselors are responsible for working closely with the year-long Environmental Education Fellows in creating and maintaining a safe, fun, and educational environment for program participants. Staff members in this role balance their time between supervising campers, collaborating with other camp staff, co-leading adventure programming, and managing activity supplies.

Staff will participate in two weeks of staff training, four to five weeks of overnight summer camp, one week of day camp, and one to two weeks with other onsite Eagle Bluff guests, for a total of nine weeks. Overnight camps typically run Sunday through Friday; day camps run Monday through Friday.

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Teaching/Education


Able to commit to June 6th - August 5th, 2022, with vacation time July 4th-6th
Be 18 years of age by June 6th, 2022
An interest in working outdoors with elementary, middle, and high school aged children
High level of self-motivation and enthusiasm; an eagerness and willingness to learn
Can effectively collaborate and communicate with peers
Willingness to operate and participate in high ropes courses
Able to live on-site in a dormitory communal setting
Current CPR and First-Aid certification

Required Skills:

Communication, detecting, traversing, and operating skills are needed. The physical demands of this job will vary, but typically require:
Constant movement and use of limbs including but not limited to typing, hauling, bending, pushing, and pulling
Frequent traversing to a significant degree (2+ miles) up/down hills and remaining stationary for extended periods of time (3+ hours)
Frequent facilitation of high ropes courses; including but not limited to operating 30 ft. off the ground, traversing cables

Preferred Skills:

Prior experience working with elementary, middle, and high school aged children
Experience in outdoor, adventure-based activities such as climbing, canoeing, and camping

About Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center is a private, non-profit, accredited school that empowers people to care for the earth and each other.

Application Instructions

https://eaglebluffmn.org/employment/ Email your resumé and a copy of your most current transcript to: Brent Burton and Henry Whitehead, Summer Camp Managers: [email protected] Contact three professional references and direct them to our Online Reference Form (found on our website). It is your responsibility to make sure the references are completed in a timely manner. Answer and submit the online application questions, on our website.