Professional in the field of natural resources to teach Recreation Management at Camp Rocky. Camp Rocky is a week-long summer camp in beautiful Divide, CO, with a focus on introducing young people to the field of natural resources and conservation.
2013 Camp Rocky is July 7-13.
The recreation management instructor will be responsible for teaching the principles of recreation management to 15-20 students ages 14-19. Lesson topics are not limited to, but may include balancing use and preservation, trail maintenance and construction, campsite assessments, orienteering, Leave No Trace, and principles of interpretation and environmental education. The recreation management instructor will facilitate the creation of a management plan and will lead the group in implementing a management project. Other duties may involve facilitating group evening activities and ensuring camper safety during free time. Supplies and curriculum will be provided, but creativity is encouraged. An in-depth training is also available, including an overview of existing curriculum.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The recreation management instructor must have a solid background in the principles of recreation management, including either a degree in Natural Resources or at least one year of work experience in the field. This person must be able to manage of group of students ages 14-19. The recreation management instructor must be able to work collaboratively and consider integration of principles with other disciplines such as Fish and Wildlife, Forest Management, Rangeland Science, and Soil and Water. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching in outdoor settings.
Room and board will be provided, as well as an opportunity to engage with the future generation of natural resource professionals.
How to Apply:
By February 25, contact Naomi Marcus via email at
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