Climbing Director

The seasonal Climbing Director oversees the safe operation and delivery of the camp’s climbing and rappelling program for youth 11-17. Massawepie Scout Camps features a 30-foot artificial climbing wall and a natural rockface. Massawepie is located just west of Tupper Lake, NY and serves 2000 campers a summer.
On-site housing and food is provided for the duration of the season.
Specific Duties:
Oversees climbing instruction (following the BSA Climbing merit badge requirements) and other special climbing programs.
Supervises and trains 2-3 program staff in climbing skills.
Ensures that program area and equipment (including ropes, helmets, and climbing hardware) are kept clean, well-maintained, and appropriately stocked, and that appropriate records and logs are kept

  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Physical ability to climb.
  • Availability for the entire season of June 25-August 16, 2023.
  • Additionally, availability to attend a week-long National Camping School training prior to season start.
  • Must become a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America and pass a criminal background check as part of the hiring process.
  • Experience in rock climbing, ropes course operation, or working with youth preferred.

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