The camp is located on YLI’s Camp Bob Cooper directly on Lake Marion (South Carolina’s largest lake). A majority of the camp week will focus on hunting and fishing techniques, wildlife ecology, outdoor survival skills and shooting sports activities (shotgun, rifle and archery). Instructors will be trained and certified through USA Archery, South Carolina 4H Shooting Sports, and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. In addition to these activities, we will also utilize other components such as swimming, team building, and various recreation activities. To see more about the camp, visit https://wildlifesummer.camp/.
•Teach components of the Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports curriculum (training provided).
•Lead students in daily program classes and activities (wake-up, meals, campfire, and wrap-up).
•Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in eveningrecreational and instructional times as scheduled.
•Perform direct supervision of children while involved in classes and activities.
•Perform camp counselor duties including staying and attending to campers over night whilethey are at camp.
•Assist in routine clean up.
•Perform tasks assigned by leadership staff.
•Pursuing BA or BS in Biology, Wildlife and Fisheries, Natural Resources, or related field is preferred.
•Experience with hunting and shooting sports preferred but not necessary (we will trainthose without experience).
•Experience working with youth preferred but not required.
•Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and energy to work and live with campersand staff.
•Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team.
Salary: $475 – $575 per week plus lodging, meals during camp and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.
Contact: If you are interested in the position please send your resume and three professional references to Candice Heatherly at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 17, 2023.