Date Posted: September 14, 2022
Night Eagle Wilderness Adventures
P.O. Box 479
Wallingford, VT 05773
Contact: Bruce Moreton at 802 855-8661
Salary: Depends on experience
1. At least one year of college or equivalent experience/training/maturity.
2. An aptitude for and an interest in working with boys, ages 10-14.
3. Comfortable in the outdoors, content to live in a tipi, and knowledgeable of or willing
to learn outdoor skills.
4. Good moral character, honest, caring, flexible, hard-working, and a non-smoker.
5. Able to handle the physical demands of the job: independently mobile on mountain
terrain, able to lift and transfer 40-90 pounds.
1. The director/assistant director for overall conduct.
2. The campers’ parents for well-being and care of their children
1. Live in a tipi with four campers of various ages.
2. Follow procedures and policies as stated in the Staff Handbook.
3. Complete all post-camp tasks assigned to you.
4. Serve as a good example in language, appearance and health habits.
5. Assume the responsibility for leading or assisting in the instruction of various camp
6. Have written contact with your campers’ parent(s) each week during each session
according to an established schedule.
7. Establish a friendly environment for the campers. Respect each camper and create an
atmosphere that builds self-esteem.
8. Help campers set and meet individual goals. Take an interest in campers’ daily
activities and know how they spend their free time. Assist in planning appropriate
individual challenges for the campers.
9. Facilitate resolution of any conflicts that involve your campers. Inform the director of
overall tipi status and of tipi disputes or major rule infractions. Seek assistance
whenever it would be useful.
10. Help campers to understand the spirit and intention of camp rules (i.e. bedtime, rest
hour, pranks, leaving camp, etc.). Enforce rules and discuss consequences for broken
rules with the director or assistant director.
11. Initiate tipi or individual discussions about unusual or unfamiliar aspects of camp
such as Morning Reflection, camp traditions, rituals, etc.
12. Monitor health and hygiene of campers in the tipi.
13. Maintain the tipi in safe, habitable and clean condition.
14. Monitor maintenance needs of the tipi and surrounding area. Submit maintenance
requests for repairs.
15. Attend all camp activities.
16. Attend staff meetings or huddles.
17. Participate in Morning Reflection and insure that your campers attend as well.
18. Take personal responsibility for communication with or about other staff. Gossip,
indirect communication, and avoidance of dealing with conflicts create very negative
staff dynamics. Assistance in dealing with conflicts is available from the director or
19. Participate in regular conferences for support, feedback, and sharing ideas.
20. Recognize that you are a role model for campers and other staff in all of your actions.