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 Canoeing Instructor for our upcoming season. You’ll work in our “Mountainside” program (for middle-school-aged campers) alongside specialists in rock climbing, mountain biking, backpacking, and earth skills. As a whitewater canoeing instructor, you’ll teach beginner-level paddling classes and conduct various other activities during the day, supervise a cabin group at night, and go on four multi-day off-site camping trips over the course of the summer. 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, Water Skills

Qualifications:

- Experience canoeing on rivers (preferably with class I - II rapids)
- Experience teaching, supervising, and mentoring young people in wilderness settings (especially children ages 12 - 14)
- Passion for working with children, exploring the woods, and paddling whitewater

About Gwynn Valley Camp

Gwynn Valley is a residential summer camp for boys and girls, located just outside of Brevard, North CarolinaBackpacking Instructor, that offers a farm, wilderness, and traditional program. Our mission is to nurture each child by building character and relationships in a community that fosters personal challenge, a connection to nature, and the simple joys of childhood.

Application Instructions

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

Company Website

http://gwynnvalley.com