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Outdoor Science Principal

Job Details

Carolina Creek - Huntsville, TX
4 Year Degree
Creation Care


Do you love implementing camp program and seeing kids experience wonder and awe in nature? Join our Outdoor Science Team! Do you enjoy facilitating the details of camp and seeing how your work directly impacts student's lives? Are you interested in leading others in teaching and being outdoors? Our relationship based, nature oriented Outdoor Science Program exposes students to the wonder of nature through hands-on science lessons, adventure experiences, and team building. The Outdoor Science team is a group of Jesus loving outdoor enthusiasts that set aside several months to live in community and join us in our mission.

Position Objective:

The Outdoor Science Principal assumes responsibility for overseeing staff, students, and teachers while implementing the daily details of the Outdoor Science Program and facilities. You will also assist in regular program duties, including team building and adventure activities, as well as additional guest group support responsibilities when outdoor science is not in session (additional support duties with facilities, housekeeping, food service, and adventure recreation. He/she will be responsible to model a genuine lifestyle of Christian discipleship in a manner consistent with Carolina Creek’s mission, vision, and values.

Outdoor Science Principal will have the option to live in an intentional, Christ centered community with other staff in shared housing. Staff are invited to join a community built on authentic and hospitable relationships.

  • Training January 6–16: Program: Jan 17 - April 12th

  • Weekly compensation with housing and meals (Starting at $325)

  • Wed-Fri Principal duties, Fri-Sunday/M-T Additional camp duties

  • Paid staff training

  • Spiritual formation

  • Deep and lasting friendships



  • Bachelor's Degree preferred in any field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Must have a current valid driver’s license.
  • CPR First Aid Certified
  • Ability to be Lifeguard certified Work Experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with and teaching students
  • Experience coordinating camp programs
  • Supervisory experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to lead peers, school teachers, and students
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and problem solve
  • Familiar with risk management in an outdoor setting
  • Ability to relate to a variety of age groups and effectively communicate to teachers, school principals, peers, and students.
  • Familiar with Google Suite
  • Ability to work with a team with good judgment and decision making abilities.
  • Must be a punctual and responsible individual.
  • Must exhibit great interpersonal skills with people of all ages.
  • Must be observant and attentive.
  • Mature understanding and respect for authority and peers, as well as camp guidelines and principles.
  • Ability to engage in active listening.
  • Ability to engage in a variety of outdoor activities.
  • A heart to serve whenever needed.
  • Must be able to lead and teach with patience and clear instruction

Physical Demands:

The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in hot and humid conditions. Requires sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, and ability to lift/carry anywhere from 15 to over 60 lbs.

Additional Requirements

  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.