Hiking / Outdoor Trip Leaders
We are seeking avid hikers to work in our outdoor adventure program as trip leaders. Hiking/outdoor trip leaders will lead day hikes in the White Mountains for children aged 8-15 and also lead overnight trips including 3-5 day backpacking traverses. For students pursuing ANY major - but especially those in the Psychology, Sociology, Education or Outdoor fields, this is an incredible job to help you gain experience with child development, group & time management, conflict resolution, communication, leadership and more.
Salary + travel stipend + WFA certification + room & board provided
*internship opportunities available - just ask so we can work with your school to match internship criteria!
*Some educational institutions require prior approval before the start of an internship. It is the responsibility of the student to check with their institution to be sure they meet any requirements before they accept a position.
WHAT YOU WILL GAIN
Communication, time management, teamwork, creativity, flexibility, work ethic, adaptability, flexibility, interpersonal skills, problem solving, independence, initiative, and much more!
ABOUT CAMP WALT WHITMAN
Camp Walt Whitman is a premier, co-ed, traditional sleep-away camp located in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire. With over 400 campers and 200 staff, Camp Walt Whitman is an incredible place to meet people from all over the world in a warm, welcoming, and inclusive community. We work together to provide our campers with a positive and powerful experience that will last a lifetime, all while having a ton of fun and gaining valuable skills in leadership and communication along the way.