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7 Mar 2019

College InternshipTrip Leader

Mowglis School of the Open – Posted by mowglisschool Anywhere

Internship Description

Have you ever wanted to call the woods your office WHILE earning school credit? Here’s your chance! Being a Trip Leader at Mowglis is one of the most fun, exhausting, and deeply rewarding jobs you will ever hold. You’ll plan and lead 2-5 day expeditions into the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and across the crystal clear lakes and rivers of northern Maine. You’ll have the opportunity to use nature as a classroom, teaching young boys about LNT Ethics, Expedition Behavior, Technical Backpacking skills, and more. You’ll hone skills of leadership, communication, and teamwork and you will form lifelong bonds of friendship with your fellow counselors!


Teach or lead one of the camp activities (generally specializing in one area)
Guide groups of boys participating in all aspects of camp life
Live with and supervise groups of boys in their cabins/dormitories
Dine with and supervise groups of boys at mealtimes
Supervise and assist during cabin/dormitory chores
Lead day hikes and overnight backpacking trips
Give at least one hour-long presentation at the campfire circle
Fully participate in camp life when not leading an activity/industry
Embrace Counselor-of-the-Day and other duties as assigned
Uphold Mowglis traditions, rites and ceremonies


Minimum age of 19 years old
One year of college or equivalent
Previous summer camp experience (as camper or staff is desired)
Complete the online Mowglis application
Provide letter(s) of recommendation
Interview by phone, Skype or in person
Pass a comprehensive background check
Complete and sign health forms and code-of-conduct
Participate in pre-camp staff training


Starting at 200/wk
Full room, board, wifi and laundry
Access to a pristine waterfront on Newfound Lake
School credit – dependent on individual university policies

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Internship Categories: Education/Teaching. Internship Types: College Internship. Salaries: Other.

Internship expires in 30 days.

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