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Our Positions Are A Minimum Nine-Week Commitment and Are Available at Each Camp

Cabin Counselors To Instruct:

Watersports: Canoeing, Kayaking, Fishing, Windsurfing, Sailing, Swimming, SUP, and waterski boat driver. And, Horseback, Creative Arts: Arts and Crafts, Blacksmithing  and Pottery. Land and Target Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cheer leading, Gymnastics,Volleyball, Lacrosse, and Soccer.

Activity Leaders and Specialists: Sailing, Pottery, Blacksmithing, 

Leadership Team: Special Program Director, Wilderness Coordinator, Program Director, Waterfront Director and Unit Leaders. These individuals have specific job portfolios and help with the daily running of camp. 

Wilderness Trip Leaders: We offer all our campers an opportunity to embark on wilderness adventures in canoe, bike, climb, sail and fishing experiences. These trips range in length from two to nine nights. Our fourteen year old campers sign up for a roughly 20+ days in the backcountry to gain skills to participate in our Expedition Programs. 

Expedition Trip Leader: Trips are single gender:

  • 5 Week Pacific Northwest (male and female positions available)
  • 5 Week Western States and Canada (male and female positions available)
  • 3 Week Remote Canoe Trip

(WFR, WFA and Lifeguard certification available)

Support Staff:  Assistant Cooks, Nurse, Office Manager

  • Trip Leader

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  • Expedition Trip Leader

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How to Apply

A bit more about our dates:

June 1-June 18: Pre-season work available. We also offer Lifeguard, Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder during this time.

June 8-August 12: Camp Season for all

August 13-August 19: Post-season work available. Join us for a week of family camp.  Thunderbird runs like a resort and you work a short day and have a chance to participate in camp activities.


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