Summer Camp Teacher-Naturalist

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 5:00pm



Old Lyme, CT
United States

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The Connecticut Audubon Society’s, RTP Estuary Center Summer Camp, is a nine-week, nature-rich summer day program, for children ages 5-13. Each week of camp has a specific outdoor theme that will be the guide for the curriculum for this summer. Camp takes places from June 21-August 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with before and after care hours. Summer Camp teacher-naturalist reports to the Summer Camp Director. Additional opportunities for afterschool lead teacher for interested applicants.


  • Teaching outdoor science and nature programming to children ages 5 to 13 in an outdoor setting.
  • Teachers will be expected to prepare and implement curriculum, and teach on a variety of topics that allow children to experience the outdoors through hands-on: activities, games, hikes, guided nature explorations, and arts and crafts.
  • Supports summer camp program logistics including setup/cleanup and materials preparation
  • Must be able to participate in pre-camp training days.


  • Applicants must be over 18 years of age
  • Experience working with children and/or in environmental science, ecology, or similar background
  • Ability to work outdoors in varying terrain and weather conditions
  • First Aid/CPR certification a plus

Connecticut Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer, maintains a drug-free workplace, and complies with the ADA. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical/mental disability, military/veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable federal, state, and local laws.

How to Apply:

To apply please send resume and cover letter to:

Heather Kordula
RTP Estuary Center Education Program Director

Compensation Information:

Salary is hourly based on experience.