Cabin Counselor / Naturalist

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Wentworth, NH
United States

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Camp Pemigewassett (“Pemi”), a residential camp for boys, age 8-15, seeks a  CABIN COUNSELOR with an interest in nature, for full-time seasonal position, June 16-August 17, 2019. Pemi has a 93-year tradition of excellence in science-based, outdoor, nature education and the program’s Director has been presented with the New England Environmental Education Alliance’s Non-formal Educator Award. The person taking this position will teach in the program and serve as a cabin counselor for 6-8 boys. 

Candidates for this position must be at least 18 years old and should have a passion for the outdoors and everything in it. A particular interest in ecology, astronomy, nature photography, non-flowering plants, fungi, bugs, animals, or birds would be helpful, but not required. We will train you how to teach in the outdoors and how to create lesson plans for teaching in your areas of interest. 

Pemi is located on the edge of the White Mountains and the New Hampshire Lakes Region. We own all the property surrounding a small lake and the habitats on our land include lake, bog, swamp, mixed conifer forest, small streams, and riparian. Other habitats are a short trip away. We have a large, fully equipped nature center that includes reference collections of insects, rocks and minerals, and mushrooms, along with a 1000 volume library of field guides and other nature-related books. More information about the program and our facilities can be found on our web site (

How to Apply:

For more information, contact R. Laurence Davis, PhD, Director of Nature Programs and Teaching at Those who wish to apply should send, electronically to this email address, a cover letter that describes your interests and experience, a current CV, and a list of 3 references with contact information. The salary is based on experience and education. It includes housing, meals, and laundry. Applications are accepted until the positions are filled.