Male Outdoor Education Instructor

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 4:00pm


Dowling, MI
United States

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Job details: The Battle Creek Outdoor Education Center, Clear Lake Camp, is looking for a male instructor to complete our team of 13 male and female instructors for the fall season. Outdoor Education Instructors lead 5th and 6th grade students during 3 to 5 day camps. The ideal instructor is comfortable leading games, teaching outdoor skills, processing team initiatives, teaching basic ecology, and generally being a leader to students. Training on specific curriculum is provided.  All instructors also spend a few weeks each season as dormitory leaders, supervising either the boys or girls dorm for a week instead of daytime teaching duties. Our instructors provide 24 hour supervision to students by working in teams and shifts. A typical work day lasts about 10 hours, with time-off to chill in your cabin or run to town each morning or evening. All instructors are trained to lead all activities, from running a meal to supervising dorms at night to low ropes to predator-prey games and so much more!


  • Bachelor's degree required. Prefer fields such as education, outdoor recreation, natural sciences, or related.
  • Experience working with children required. Prefer classroom, camp, and/or outdoor education experience.
  • Before hire, complete background check, drug screen, and central registry check as well as online training modules.
  • Live on site during school camp. Individual housing provided in either cabin or lodge room.

More details on our website!


Fall season staff training will begin around September 12, 2016. The season ends December 21, 2016.
Spring generally runs from early April to mid June.

Position Start Date:

Thursday, September 8, 2016

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How to Apply:

Please send formal cover letter, resume, and 4 professional references (including title, relationship, phone number, and email) to Bettina Hasty, Program Coordinator, at . Phone inquiries are welcome at 269-721-8161.

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Compensation Information:

$70/day first season. Includes food while groups are in camp, staff kitchen and laundry, staff housing either in private room or private cabin. Housing available year round. 

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Bettina Hasty

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