The Group Program Instructor is responsible for teaching and leading different classes and activities that may include: pre-approved academic curriculum for ecologies and teambuilding; recreational activities such as boating, equestrian, high ropes, orienteering and campfires. The Group Program Instructor will prepare program areas and instruct participants in all classes assigned. It is essential to ensure the safety of participants, proper use of camp equipment and proper use of camp facility. Provide an enjoyable experience to participants.

Tagged as: Camp Staff, Climbing Skills, Conservation, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education


High School Diploma, college credits/degree in Education preferred.
Basic understanding of youth development principles.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communication with all levels including staff, parents and staff.

Ability to problem solve and take initiative that adhere to the purpose, mission and goals of the YMCA.
Ability to relate to children and develop professional, positive relationships with youth.
1-3 year’s experience leading group activities.

About Fairview Lake YMCA

Established in 1915, Fairview Lake YMCA Camps has been providing Sleep Away Summer camping for grades 2-11, Environmental Education for schools, Family Programs, and Weekend Retreats for individuals and groups. We develop programs for children, adults and families to realize their potential by focusing on specific skill sets, building confidence and creating a sense of belonging.

Fairview Lake YMCA, an ACA accredited camp, sits on mile-long Fairview Lake in Stillwater, New Jersey. Our 660 acres adjoin the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, providing access to the Appalachian Trail, Delaware River, hiking and breathtaking views. Two waterfronts are complete with a fleet of canoes, rowboats, kayaks, sailboats and windsurfers to offer a variety of activities and unlimited fun with ample trained lifeguards.

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