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Ropes Course and Climbing Staff- Camp Skylemar

Camp Skylemar, is in search of college students to facilitate on our ropes course and climbing wall this summer.  Help us make a positive difference in the world, one child at a time. At Skylemar, you’ll have the opportunity to be a 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. We were one of the very few camps in the country who operated through the pandemic last summer with zero cases of Coivid-19. Click here to see how we did it.

Skylemar is looking for individuals who are:

  • Fun, energetic & creative.
  • Enthusiastic about working with boys ages 7-16.
  • A positive role-model.
  • Able to share our belief that nothing is more important than safety.
  • Comfortable teaching all levels, from the nervous to experienced.
  • Supportive & patient.

Ropes course and climbing staff help campers to learn teamwork and leadership skills, teach climbing techniques, teach belaying techniques and help campers navigate the high & low ropes course. Staff are also involved with many special events plus day and overnight trips. In addition to providing instructional leadership in one or more activities throughout the day, a counselor serves as “big brother/sister”, friend, role-model, adviser and “hero”. Applicants must have completed at least one year of college. No experience required, we will train you to belay and instruct.

Compensation package includes:

  • Salary starting at $2,700
  • Camp Skylemar provides and covers the cost for all necessary certifications and training.
  •  Travel expenses
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Staff clothing
  • Internet Access
  • Internship credit is available

Camp season runs from June 14 to August 7.

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