Overview

Spend your summer mentoring young people, teaching and playing in woods and rivers, and learning and growing as part of an amazing camp community! Gwynn Valley, a summer camp for boys and girls located just outside of Brevard, North Carolina, is seeking a Biking Instructor for our upcoming season. You’ll work in our “Mountainside” program (for middle-school-aged campers) alongside specialists in rock climbing, backpacking, white water canoeing, and earth skills. As a biking instructor, you’ll teach beginner-level mountain biking skills and conduct various other activities during the day, supervise a cabin group at night, and go on four multi-day off-site mountain biking trips over the course of the summer. We bike throughout the renowned Dupont State Forest. Plus, you’ll eat amazing food in our dining hall, make lifelong friends, learn new skills, build connections with outdoor industry professionals, save money (free room and board!) and have a ton of fun!

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Instruction and Guiding

Qualifications:

- At least one year of mountain biking experience
- Experience teaching, supervising, and mentoring young people in wilderness settings (especially children ages 12 - 14)
- Preferred: experience teaching mountain biking, experience with bike maintenance and repair, knowledge of Dupont State Forest, camping experience
- Passion for working with children, exploring the woods, and mountain biking"

About Gwynn Valley Camp

Gwynn Valley is a co-ed residential summer camp located just outside of Brevard, North Carolina. We offer a farm, wilderness and traditional program that nurtures each camper while fostering a connection with the land and the simple joys of childhood. Gwynn Valley is a child-centered world where each camper learns and grows under the guidance of a mature and caring staff.

Application Instructions

Visit https://gwynnvalley.com/staff/apply-online/ to learn more about Gwynn Valley Camp and complete our staff application.