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Athletic Instructor - Summer Camp

Camp Skylemar, is in search of college students or recent graduates who want to teach, coach and mentor kids this summer. Our mission is to make a positive difference in the world, one child at a time. 

Activities include:
·      Sports: lacrosse, basketball, baseball, tennis, golf, hockey, archery, football, soccer & volleyball.
·      Water Sports: swimming, canoeing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, sailing, water-skiing, wake-boarding, wake-surfing, water-polo & fishing.
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”. Our staff are involved with many special events plus day and overnight trips.
Skylemar is looking for staff 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 nervous to competitive.
·      Supportive & Patient.

In addition to your salary, we cover housing, meals and transportation expenses. Internet access, staff shirts and a laundry service are also provided. Camp season runs from June 12 to August 10. Internship credit is available.

Camp Skylemar is a well-established (since 1948) recreational summer camp, located in the Lakes Region of southern Maine. Enrollment is limited to 200 boys from across the country as well as abroad, who attend for 6 weeks. Camp Skylemar has provided outstanding instruction, within a warm, nurturing, friendly and family atmosphere, for over 70 years. If kids are fun to you, you will find that being a counselor at Skylemar is not only a great way to spend the summer, but perhaps the best job you’ll ever have.

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