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Youth Program Instructors teach rock climbing classes and camps to students who are 3 to 17 years old. We have two seasons of our youth programs, September through June and late June through August. Our school year programs are year-long, while we also offer single day camps during school breaks. During the summer our focus is week-long day camps and month-long programs. Youth Programs Instructors also lead groups, parties and rock climbing experiences that come in for one-time experiences.

Job Description:

· Create and implement age-appropriate lesson plans for students (i.e. technique, climbing challenges, games)

· Create an appropriate balance of safety, technical skill, and fun in class

· Work in cooperation with a co-instructor

· Track student progress

· Manage a class of students with diverse ability and interest levels


· Experience working with youth, ages 3-17

· Personal climbing and top rope belay experience

· Enthusiasm for both kids and climbing

· First aid and CPR certifications (can be completed after hire date)

Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience teaching climbing

· Experience leading groups of 8 or more children.

· Lead climbing experience

To apply, please email a resume and climbing resume to:

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