WHAT EXPERIENCE ARE THE CAMPS LOOKING FOR IN A WILDERNESS TRIP LEADER?They want people with experience in some of these areas/ skills:
✓ 21 or older with a valid driver's license and advanced experience leading backpacking trips.
✓ In great health and physical condition.
✓ Demonstrates knowledge of wilderness trip planning, overnight backpacking, hiking, camp craft, orienteering, outdoor cooking, scouting, Leave No Trace or similar outdoor ethics, risk management and safety protocols, and group management.
✓ Outdoor and other leadership experience will be taken into account.
✓ We highly recommend certifications such as WFR (Wilderness First Responder) or WFA (Wilderness First Aid) or equivalent certification in your home country.
Applicants qualify with Duke of Edinburgh's Gold Award or equivalent certification in your home country.
STAFF ARE EXPECTED TO BE
Amongst other things:
✓ Able to deal with all levels of ability in a kind and patient way
✓ Confident in dealing with children - from groups of 2-10
✓ Able to make the whole experience fun and engaging for all
✓ Able to provide and ensure a safe environment for the kids to learn i