Northern Tier High Adventure Program
  • Trail Staff
  • Ely, MN, USA
  • $1,150/Month
  • Salary
  • Seasonal

Room and Board provided during employment


Northern Tier High Adventure Base of Ely, MN is looking to hire Seasonal Summer Wilderness Canoe Guides / Camp Counselors. Do you have a love for youth character development? Are you someone who is committed to providing exceptional and consistent quality in everything you do? Would you like to make this a summer to remember? This seasonal outdoor adventure guide position starts at $1150.00/month and we provide all staff with food and housing. The experience, however, is priceless! If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!

ABOUT NORTHERN TIER HIGH ADVENTURE BASE / BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

We're a national high adventure base for the Boy Scouts of America, we specialize in wilderness canoe treks in the Boundary Waters (Minnesota) and Canada as well as winter camping treks. In the summer, Scouts from Northern Tier's three wilderness canoe bases explore millions of acres of pristine lakes, meandering rivers, dense forests, and wetlands in Northern Minnesota, Northwest Ontario, and Northeast Manitoba. Our guiding values are the scout oath and law as well as providing life-changing experiences tailored specifically for scout units.

We employ hundreds of staff every year. Staff members come from all over the world and bring with them unique skills and talents. Our diverse and qualified staff work as a team and annually deliver the wilderness experience of a lifetime to thousands of youth and adults.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SUMMER WILDERNESS CANOE GUIDE / CAMP COUNSELOR

As a Summer Wilderness Canoe Guide / Camp Counselor, you are the foundation of our program. You work directly with the scouts to ensure that they have the best and safest experience possible. Your days working with scouts, aged 14 - 18, are filled with adventure. You camp, canoe, teach outdoor skills, and act as a role model as you lead 1-2 weeklong wilderness canoe treks. This is one summer that you will never forget and a job that will be the wilderness adventure of a lifetime!

QUALIFICATIONS FOR A SUMMER WILDERNESS CANOE GUIDE / CAMP COUNSELOR

  • 18 or older
  • Available for the summer from late May - August
  • Passion for outdoor adventure and mentoring youth

Can you think critically and function independently with minimal supervision? Are you attentive to safety and take common-sense precautions? Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills? Can you work effectively with both youth and adults? Do you enjoy coaching others? Are you patient and able to remain calm under pressure? If so, you might just be perfect for this outdoor adventure guide job! Apply now.

SEASONAL WORK SCHEDULE

This outdoor adventure guide job typically gets one day off per 6 days on and works throughout the summer from late May to August.

READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this seasonal outdoor adventure guide job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Location: 55731

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