Avid4 Adventure
  • Day Camp - CA - Leadership
  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Full Time (Seasonal)

Avid4 Adventure, voted #3 on Outside Magazine's Best Places to Work in 2017, provides camps, school programs, and events that inspire an active outdoor lifestyle through high-adventure outdoor activities. We are actively seeking Directors for our new camp locations in the Bay area.  Avid4 Adventure camps offer kids Pre-K - 7th grades the unique experience of canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, stand up paddleboarding, and team building all within a one-week day camp.

As a Summer Camp Director, you will manage a professional staff (ages 19+), address the needs of parents, manage the operational aspects of camp day to day, and find fulfillment building a program that inspires kids to love outdoor life. There will be flexible, hourly work in the spring to help facilitate the transition. We are seeking individuals desiring a minimum of a 2 year opportunity.


Core Responsibilities:

Camp Quality

Staff Management & Development

Oversight of Camp Operations


Job Requirements:

Minimum 25 years of age.

Bachelor's degree in science, education, or related field preferred.

Technical skills in at least one of these: climbing, mountain biking, SUPing, kayaking, and/or canoeing.

Experience leading youth and a passion for working with kids.

Minimum of Wilderness First Responder & CPR certifications.  Avid does assist with the cost of the WFR certification for Camp Directors.

Valid Driver's License.*

High levels of organization, communication, and judgment.

*Avid4 Adventure requires that Directors obtain a commercial driver's license in order to transport campers to and from recreational areas.  Obtaining a CDL requires a specific CDL medical physical and passing two tests at the DMV (written and driving). We will reimburse fees associated with obtaining a CDL. We will discuss this option with you as part of the interview process.


Mandatory Training Dates:

Camp Leadership training - May 4-6th.

All Staff Training - June 2-9. 

During training, you are paid a training wage, which is the minimum wage in the geographic location in which the training occurs.

 Compensation:  View compensation table



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