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2 Jan 2019

Fishing Youth Fishing Instructor

Camp Hidden Meadows – Posted by camphiddenmeadows Bartow, West Virginia, United States

Job Description

Spend a summer in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Make a positive difference in the lives of campers from around the globe by leading, guiding, and instructing our fishing and outdoor programs.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Instructing spin-cast fishing workshops for campers aged 9 -16 on a daily basis.
Instructing a full afternoon fly fishing clinic for campers aged 9 – 16 once a week. Participating in and leading a variety of camp activities including stream hikes, sports, field games, and more. Maintaining inventory and repair of our fishing rods, reels, flies, and tackle.
This position also functions as a traditional cabin counselor and includes living with, supervising, and providing for the overall well-being of a group of summer campers in a cabin.

Qualifications: We are looking for staff with a positive attitude, a spirit of adventure and a desire to impact each camper in a positive way. Sincerity, enthusiasm, sound judgment, constructive communication and a good sense of humor are all qualities that we value in staff. Additional qualifications for this position include:
Well developed leadership and organizational skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Desire to work with and instruct youth aged 6-16, as well as to serve as a positive role model for youth.
Comfortable teaching spin-cast fishing and fly fishing to youth.
Interest in working hard, learning new skills, and taking on new challenges.

Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary, room, board, internet access and time off in wild and wonderful West Virginia. Living and working with a group of young people is both a challenging and rewarding experience. Both the campers and the staff who participate have endless opportunities to develop new skills, learn about themselves, and meet new people with a wide variety of talents. All this adds up to an incredible summer experience!

Job Availability:

Summer: June 9 – August 17, 2019

How to Apply

Please email your resume to: You can also apply online on our website:

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Fishing. Job Tags: #education, #outdoor, camp counselor, environmental, fishing, and summer camp.

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