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Outdoor Adventure Camp Director

Outdoor Adventure Camp Director

Are you looking for a summer job where you can help our campers create life long memories? If you are someone who enjoys sharing your enthusiasm for the outdoors with others, is an outstanding leader, and is ready to work in a fast-paced environment, this is the job for you!!

River Riders is looking for a Camp Director for our Outdoor Adventure Camp throughout the summer of 2023. It is essential that this position has an in depth understanding of ACA standards, child development, and all activities offered by River Riders and the procedures/processes/purposes of each. The O.A.C. lasts for 9 weeks throughout the summer. This position requires availability for those weeks along with our shoulder season.

Duties Include (but not limited to):

-Guest service and safety representative

-Set a positive example at all times for other employees

-Promote a positive outlook on River Riders, Harpers Ferry, the camp and the adventure industry as a whole

-Develop and promote camp programming

-Greet campers and parents on the first day of camp, discuss details/concerns, and develop relationships

-Camp staff management including recruiting/hiring, training/retraining, conducting camp staff reviews on a monthly basis, disciplinary needs and termination (must consult other management prior to termination), and scheduling

-Create, maintain, keep current, and prepare all camper information such as medical forms and emergency contact information

-Help facilitate camp related issues relating to activities, communications, staff, parents and campers

-Assist the marketing coordinator in maintaining camp related social media sites

-Lead camper activities

-Update camp staff payroll daily and report to appropriate manager

-Coordinate and facilitate the Operations and Transportation Directors to get ALL the equipment and campers to/from the activity locations in a timely manner

-Keep camp staff employment records up to date on all employees

-Organize/obtain daily trip reports/staffing reports from camp staff trip leaders each day

-Meet with camp staff weekly, regularly to review upcoming itineraries

-Developing relationships, programming, and directing other camp groups and Parks and Recs

-Assure we adhere to River Riders and ACA guidelines for all camp activities

There is potential for this position to last throughout our off season given that the candidate meets and exceeds set expectations, also is willing to assist in other departments as needed.

You will report directly to the General Manager.

To apply, please email Kayla Launi at

Additional Info

Job Type : Seasonal, Full-Time

Education Level : Associate Degree, Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level, Mid to Senior Level

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