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Waterski & Wakeboard Instructor 🌊🚤

Looking for the most rewarding summer of your life? Ready to get away from zoom calls and become connected with a strong and vibrant camp community in the outdoors? Apply to be a Waterski & Wakeboard Instructor at Camp Manitou and help teach our campers aged 7-16 years old!

At Camp Manitou our staff are our strength: The best camper staff ratio in the camping world with over 200 staff and an average of 430 campers per summer it’s hard to imagine a better staff supervision ratio! Our staff are a diverse mix of ages and backgrounds brought together by their interest in working with children. At Manitou our value system is at the core of everything we do as we embrace a culture that emphasizes respect for self and others, for new ideas and for the environment, creating a strong and diverse community of campers and staff. We believe in a camp that brings people together from around the world that have diverse interests, and personalities, while fostering acceptance and tolerance for all types of people. The Manitou family attracts people from around the globe, from hundreds of different schools, cities, and countries.

Why work here?

-Room & board and all meals included.

-Meaningful leadership and teamwork experience.

-High autonomy environment.

-Evening staff snacks and activities.

-Unforgettable experience and memories.

-Able to participate in camp activities such as swimming, rock climbing, water skiing/tubing, and arts and crafts and many more during down time.

-Resume building while away from city stressors

Visit to apply or e-mail our Assistant Director Alec at

Responsibilities Specific to Waterski & Wakeboard Staff:

– Driving and operating our ski boats

– Managing waterfront safety

– Supervision of a staff team; managing & leading your staff in daily operations

– Supervision and care of campers while at your activity

– Assisting our campers down at docks

Job Qualifications:

-Experience in operating and driving Ski boats

-Experience in teaching Waterskiing and Wakeboarding

– Must have a valid Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross certification by contract start date

– Must have a valid Pleasure Craft Operator Card by contract start date

-Experience working with children

-Ability to work collaboratively with others

-Ability to accept guidance and supervision

-Ability to live on-site for the duration of the contract (June 23rd – August 18th)

-Love of nature and the outdoors!


Waterfront / Swim Specialist

June 1, 2022

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