The Summer Instructor is part of a collaborative team engaging and teaching 1st-5th grade participants in nature- and play-based summer programs in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Teton Science Schools’ summer programs* develop curiosity, critical thinking skills, social-emotional learning, and science literacy in youth through exploratory, outdoor adventures. Co-teaching with another staff member, instructors plan and lead fun, place-based lessons and activities for groups of 12 campers each week while ensuring safety, inclusivity, and environmental stewardship. Participants will connect with each other, explore the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, learn about nature themes with scientific research, and participate in silly games, crafts, and traditions. All of our programs will have adventures in Grand Teton National Park and other local spaces, along with spending some days doing activities on our Jackson Campus.

Daily rate of $125/day for first year summer instructors, $131.50/day for second year summer instructors, $137/day for third year instructors.
$500 reimbursement for WFR certification.
Limited employee housing available at locally competitive rates.
Pro Deals from brand name outdoor companies.
Proximity to Jackson, Wyoming and Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Camp Staff


See our website for list of qualifications and responsibilities.

About Teton Science Schools

Teton Science Schools inspires curiosity, engagement and leadership through transformative place-based education.

Application Instructions

Apply online through our website: https://www.tetonscience.org/about/careers/