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Outdoor Adventure Instructors (Summer 2023)

Camp Skylemar, is in search of college students and/or recent graduates to work as instructors in our outdoor adventure programs. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the world, one child at a time. If you are interested in teaching outdoor skills, camping, backpacking, ropes/adventure course, hiking, archery or climbing, this is the perfect summer job. You'll be mentored and develop dynamic skills within the Skylemar community.

At Skylemar, you’ll have the opportunity to be a creative and collaborative leader while teaching, coaching and mentoring kids. Working at Skylemar is the experience of a lifetime. You’ll create lifelong friendships and connections. The personal growth, the rewards of working with children, the excitement of an active, diverse community and the friendships you build will stay with you long after the summer ends. 

Camp Skylemar is a well-established (since 1948) recreational summer camp, located in southern Maine.  The state of Maine, is more than a destination – it’s an experience that will take your breath away. In summer, there’s no better place to be than in Maine. From the beaches to the mountains, there’s so much to explore, and enjoy during your free time.

Compensation package starts at $3,000, including housing, meals and transportation expenses. WIFI, staff clothing. time off and a laundry service are also provided. Camp season runs from June 11 to August 6. Ability to take a college class online while you’re here. We also provide free time to workout/train. Camp Skylemar provides and covers the cost for all necessary certifications and training. Including, lifeguard, cpr, first aid, ropes course, archery, wilderness first aid and Maine trip leader certification. We also have some simple ways Skylemar staff members can earn extra money this summer. Internship credit is available. Most educational institutions require prior approval before the start of an internship. Check with your institution to be sure this opportunity meets any requirements.

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