Sailing Instructor Jobs

Camp High Rocks, a private boys camp in Western North Carolina, has instructor openings for its summer sailing program. Instructors should have experience in small boat handling, knots, points of sail, and boating safety.

Be sure to check out our Sailing Activity Video to get a good idea about our program!

Responsibilities: Sailing instructors use our private 11 acre lake for lessons ranging from rigging, points of sail, capsizing, games, and more. Male applicants would also be cabin counselor for group of 5-7 boys. Female applicants would have additional program duties in place of cabin coverage.

Qualifications: At least 19 years of age or rising college sophomore with a strong interest in teaching children. Preference is given to applicants with a lifeguard certification, small boat experience, and prior teaching. Enthusiasm for the sport stands out. The best candidates are those who can enjoy both the relaxation of a sailboat on a warm summer day while also focusing on the fun technical aspects of sailing with races, time trials, and other ways for campers to test their improving skills.

Benefits: Starting range from $325 to $400 per week for the nine-week season, depending on experience and qualifications. Includes room, board, and free laundry facilities; staff lounge and wireless internet available; extensive professional discounts; an incredible location with over 1000 acres of wilderness; adjacent to Dupont State Forest, and a 15-minute drive to Pisgah National Forest.

Dates: May 30 – August 10, 2024

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