Wildwood Outdoor Education Center Adventure Facilitator (Peak Day) La Cygne, KS · Part time

Activity Leaders at Wildwood help youth learn and grow during the summer. This position creates memorable experiences for youth through activities like archery, canoeing, swimming, giant swing, team building, rock climbing and more. An Activity Leader is the lead facilitator in various adventure activities (i.e. archery, canoeing, high ropes, low ropes, and aquatics). Activity Leaders will also support other staff in supervision small groups of youth. Training is provided for the adventure activities and is available for group facilitation.


Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitating activities for youth and adults
  • Ensuring that all participants follow safety guidelines as instructed by the facilitator
  • Managing activity equipment and camp facilities
  • Completing required documentation
  • Maintaining cleanliness of camp's grounds and buildings

Job Competencies

  • Ability to observe a group and adjust activities to meet their needs
  • Ability to memorize activity directions and present to a group
  • Ability to understand, follow, teach and enforce safety procedures in specialty areas (i.e. archery, boating, fishing, team building, high ropes, etc)
  • Ability to match equipment to each participant
  • Ability to maintain composure at high levels of elevation
  • Ability to train and pass lifeguard certification

Physical Demands:

  • Standing, walking, climbing, crawling, twisting, pulling, near and far sight vision, and lifting up to 50 lbs.

Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • First Aid/CPR Training
  • Lifeguard Certification
  • Facilitation or experience in team building, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking and/or archery, etc.

Job Benefits:

  • Accommodations available during scheduled days


$120 - $120 per day