Summer Outdoor Program Internship

Summer Outdoor Program Internship

June 4th - August 11th, 2017


Interested in exploring the Outdoor Education field? Increase your skills as an instructor and learn the ins-and-outs by joining us for ten weeks this summer as an Outdoor Program Intern! As an OPI, you will be responsible for assisting in creating and maintaining a safe, fun, and educational environment for on-site program participants. Half of the position focuses on experiences with our summer camp programs, with the other half within outdoor adventure education programs.

Primary Summer Camp Responsibilities >


  • Provide a safe, healthy, and fun environment, both physically and mentally, to campers and students
  • Supervise or co-supervise campers on-site and on field trips while participating and encouraging participation of all campers in daily activities
  • Ensure campers are aware of rules and daily activities
  • Assist in planning and implementing daily activities that fits camper needs and interests
  • Assist with set-up and tear-down of activities
  • Oversee meal times and snack breaks
  • Act as a role model and mentor to all campers
  • Other duties as assigned
Primary Outdoor Education Responsibilities >


  • Teach Outdoor Education classes for both summer camps and visiting groups, which may include high ropes courses (being comfortable with heights is helpful!), rock climbing, river canoeing, archery, and navigational skills
  • Help campers and guests with issues that may arise
  • Serve as a substitute in the absence of a Naturalist or Instructor
  • Assist with enforcement of policies and procedures of our residential facility
  • Assume equal share of housekeeping and maintenance duties

Application Process:

1. Complete the online application by clicking on the APPLY link.

2. Send resume and contact information for three references (names, phone numbers, and email) to:

Jenna Moon, Summer Camps Coordinator

28097 Goodview Dr

Lanesboro, MN 55949

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 *Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.