Outdoor Education

Be an outdoor education coach at camp

Summer camp is all about exploring the great outdoors, and outdoor education allows you to do just that.

Outdoor education can be anything from high/low ropes to the climbing wall, teaching children how to pitch a tent, to sending them down a zip line.

If you're looking for outdoor jobs abroad and you're an adventurous, energetic thrill-seeker - you'll love outdoor education at camp.


  • Be adventurous & enthusiastic
  • Have a willingness to learn
  • Be focused & patient


Bonus Qualification

These aren't required, but can help you nail down your ultimate outdoor education summer job:

  • In-house training at an Outdoor Activity Centre
  • Climbing Wall Award

Why should I teach outdoor education at camp?

Love being outdoors? Are you a thrill-seeker with a taste for adventure?

If the answer is yes, then the outdoor education instructor role is for you.

Being an outdoor education instructor at camp is the ultimate job if you're willing to push yourself out of your comfort zone. No two days will be the same as you to lead by example in helping individuals to accomplish their goals and conquer their fears.

Passion, enthusiasm and willingness to learn are what Camp Directors look for in all of their outdoor education instructors. Make sure that your application provides practical examples that demonstrate all of these qualities.

What does an outdoor education instructor do?

  • Belaying campers as they use the high/low ropes course
  • Sending children up the climbing wall and/or down the zip-line
  • Taking campers on kayaking trips

These are just a few examples of the energetic activities you could be leading. Outdoor education at each camp is different, that's the thrill of this adventure!

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