Broad Scope and Function of Job:
To further the mission of Camp Bovey through the development of environmental education activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities. Implement outdoor recreation curricula (watercraft, hiking, camping, fishing, target sports, swimming, team building, etc.) for youth ages 7-16. Models and contributes to a camp positive camp culture that helps fulfill the camp’s mission to “provide fun and encouraging outdoor experiences that ignite curiosity, create connections, and grow confidence.” Manages and maintains equipment related to educational programming. Must be comfortable in outdoor settings and with general camping and backpacking skills to a level that allows for focus on student experience. Incorporates B.E.E.T.L.E.S. strategies for promoting inclusive, inquiry-driven, discussion and nature discovery. Manage the physical and emotional safety of campers in programming that includes being in/on/around open water areas and rural woodland habitats up to 3-miles distance from roadways accessible by vehicles. Implement water safety during waterfront programs and swim time.
Purpose and Core Values:
The purpose of Camp Bovey is to provide fun and encouraging outdoor experiences that ignite curiosity, create connections, and grow confidence. Our core values are Caring, Sharing, Curiosity, and Connection.