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Horseback Riding Counselor

High View, West Virginia 26808
United States
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Date Posted: 05/03/2021 | Last Updated: 05/03/2021
Summer Camp Counselor
Positions Available:
Full Time, Temporary, Contract
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
High School
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Commercial drivers license required?
Own car required?
Pets allowed?
Non-smoker required?
Live on site?
Will pay to relocate?
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Camp Tall Timbers is situated on 120 privately owned acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains of West Virginia, just 90 miles west of Washington, DC. Founded in 1970, through the years the camp has expanded its program and facilities, and serves children from ages 7 -16. What makes Camp Tall Timbers special is its ability to offer an exciting and rewarding program for our campers. An abundant amount of facilities are available to support all of our activities. Camp Tall Timbers is the perfect place for children to swim in our pool, ride at our stables, play some tennis or do a gazillion other cool things.
An Accredited member of the American Camp Association.
Job Description
We are looking for people who enjoy working with children and are capable of instructing horseback riding to our campers aged 7-16. We offer mostly Western horseback riding classes, and our staff are also responsible for the care and feeding of the horses over the summer.
Our counselors also serve as a big brother or sister to campers and live in a cabin with another college student as a co-counselor. Candidates should enjoy the outdoors and be a good role model for kids.
We offer our campers and staff alike a nurturing environment for them to grow and make lasting friendships. We have staff and campers from all over the country and the world, who come together to have a dream summer at Camp Tall Timbers year after year.
Dates of employment are June 20 to August 14, 2021.
Please visit our website to complete our staff application form.
Job Requirements
-must be ages 18+
-must have completed a year of college, unless they have participated in our CIT2 and Junior Counselor program
-CPR and First Aid certification are desired
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Room and board are provided!
Description of Housing Provided
Counselors live with campers in comfortable, modern cabins with electricity, bathroom and shower facilities.