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Summer Camp Equestrian Director / Riding Instructor

Nevada City, California 95959
United States
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Date Posted: 10/07/2021 | Last Updated: 10/10/2023
Instructor, Manager - General, Other, Summer Camp Counselor
Positions Available:
Full Time, Temporary
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
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
Working at camp is an experience unlike any other. Our days are beautiful, demanding, inspiring, educational, hilarious, frustrating, silly, surprising, intimate, active and most importantly, full of opportunity. Work with a staff of 65 people and campers aged from 8 to 16.
Job Description
Equestrian directors at Camp Augusta manage our herd of 10 horses and facilitate activities with our excited campers each summer. We teach a hybrid of English and Western and offer trail rides, horse care, and basic arena work. The goal of the equestrian program is to teach campers not just to ride but to love horses too.

We pay $6000 to $10000 depending upon experience for the main season dates (May 13th to August 11th).

The Equestrian Director leads program development working alongside other members of the equestrian team. In addition to running our program they are responsible for feeding & mucking as well as general herd maintenance. This role benefits from a person who is able to adapt their experience, teaching style, and philosophies to camp and can provide their insight while being open to collaboration. When not horsing around, EQ staff will participate in camp programs, evening programs, and supply camp magic. Applicants must be 19 or older by the beginning of summer.

Check out our website for more details, and fill out our interest to begin the application process!
Fill out our Interest Form:
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Call us at (530)-265-3702, we would love to chat!
Job Requirements
Job Requirement:
If you otherwise have quality riding experience, we would be willing to pay for you to get your CHA certification -OR-
CHA Level 2 Certification -OR-
300+ Hours of riding instruction experience
We will pay $6000 to $10000 depending upon experience for the main summer season (May 13th to August 11th 2024).
Food, housing, utilities, and an amazing camp community are provided.
Description of Housing Provided
Live in a cabin, platform tent, or even a treehouse if you're interested!