Eagle’s Nest Camp (www.enf.org), a non-profit summer camp for young people located in the mountains of Western North Carolina in Pisgah Forest (close to Asheville), is seeking an Assistant Camp Director (ACD) who will assist in the visioning, planning and implementation of long-range goals for Eagle’s Nest Camp and our outdoor expedition program – Hante Adventures. The ACD also serves as the Risk Manager for Eagle’s Nest Foundation which encompasses The Outdoor Academy, a residential semester school for 10th grade students.

Additional responsibilities include marketing support, staffing, recruiting, hiring and training, budgeting, logistics coordination, curriculum development, permitting and trip leading.

Salary, on-campus housing, board during camp season and lunches when Outdoor Academy students are on campus, contributory health insurance plan, retirement plans, paid time off, Camp and OA discounts for dependent children.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Camp Staff, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding, Sales and Marketing, Teaching/Education


1. B.A. or B.S. in a related field, or prior work experience in education or outdoor leadership.
2. Experience with Risk Management
3. Experience with staff supervision and program logistics
4. WFR (can be obtained prior to beginning work)
5. Experience teaching students in residential settings
6. Experience working in a residential summer camp or similar program

About Eagle's Nest Foundation and The Outdoor Academy

Eagle's Nest Foundation (ENF) is a non-profit organization that promotes the natural world and the betterment of human character through experiential education programs. Eagle’s Nest is based in the mountains of Western North Carolina. ENF supports three programs: Eagle’s Nest Camp for children ages 6-17, Hante Adventures for teens, and The Outdoor Academy, an academic semester school for 10th grade students seeking a connection to the natural world and to their community.

Application Instructions

TO APPLY Send cover letter and resume to Paige Lester-Niles, [email protected]

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