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Horseback Riding Instructor at NH Sleepaway Summer Camp

New Durham, New Hampshire 03855
United States



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Date Posted: 03/02/2018 | Last Updated: 03/02/2018

Categories: Equine Massage Therapist, Instructor, Summer Camp, Trail Ride Leader, Working Student
Positions Available: Full Time, Temporary, Contract
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Any Breed
Languages Required: Any Language
Drivers license required? No
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? No
Pets allowed? No
Non-smokers required? No
Live on site? Yes
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
CAMP BIRCH HILL IS NESTLED ON 106 SCENIC ACRES IN THE LAKES REGION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, AND HAS BEEN FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED FOR OVER TWO DECADES UNDER THE DIRECTION OF RICH MORELL AND HIS FAMILY!

STABLES: Our camp stables house our six wonderful horses which includes a front and back open grazing area, riding ring, extensive scenic trails and a beautiful lake where our horses love to cool off on warm summer days!


Each summer, Camp Birch Hill is home to Boys and Girls from all over the world, ages 6 to 16.  With a focus on fun, our elective program lets campers choose from over 50 activities to create their own personalized schedule, while constantly being given the encouragement and option to try new activities.   Our facilities include an indoor gymnasium, horse stables with riding ring and scenic trails, ball fields, 4 newly renovated tennis courts, pickle ball courts, gaga pits, paddle tennis courts, basketball courts, beach volleyball, street hockey arena, golf driving range, and a fun miniature golf course.  Our stage and fine arts complex which is home to our arts and crafts pavilion and pottery barn, along with the home of our plays, music classes, special events and some of our most memorable evening programs.  Another major feature of Camp Birch Hill is the 2,000 feet of shoreline and crystal clear waters of our private lake along with the expansive waters of Merrymeeting Lake for water-skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing.  Last but not least, we have to mention our newly rebuilt climbing tower, low ropes course and high ropes course that connects to our 200 ft. zipline!  All of these activities are are facilitated by our award winning staff of caring, fun-loving, experienced and diverse college age counselors.

Above all, Camp Birch Hill is about the Experience, Friendships and the Memories! We are dedicated to providing a safe, fun, positive, family oriented environment in which our campers have the self confidence and camaraderie to grow, make new friends and create memories for a lifetime.
Job Description
Spend the summer working with a great group of kids, beautiful horses and a friendly staff.
Our riding staff are camp counselors who care for our horses, teach our campers how to be comfortable on the beautiful animals and learn how to ride / groom / love horses!
Job Requirements
7 Week Commitment from June 16 - August 4.
Horseback Riding Staff must be fit and friendly, have a love for horses and experience caring for them. Candidates must have experience teaching riding and managing stables.
Benefits
There are countless benefits to spending a summer working with children and horses!
Description of Housing Provided
Living in a cabin with eight to ten campers and a co-counselor and being responsible for their safety and for cultivating a fun cabin atmosphere.
Cabins are comfortable with full finished bathrooms (hot water shower, sinks toilets, electricity).
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