Internship posted by: Primitive Pursuits
Posted on: January 23, 2013
Location: Various camp locations around Ithaca, NY
Employment Period: 3 months, June through August
Job Type: Full time. Summer season: 10 weeks of camp; staff training; and pre-camp preparation. Applicants who are available for six or more weeks are preferred.
Compensation: Internships are unpaid however paid internships are negotiable if students qualify for Summer Federal Work Study.
Description: Wilderness Field Instructors facilitate the core aim of Primitive Pursuits; bringing groups of youth into natural areas, away from facilities and without modern gear, and engaging them in a self-directed inquiry into basic, personal and group survival needs. Her/his key role in this task will be to assist and instruct youth on survival skills in the wild including but not limited to: primitive technology, fire making, shelter construction and procurement of food and water.
Primitive Pursuits is a wilderness and environmental education Non-Profit organization. We seek to build relationships between our participants and nature, their community, and themselves.
Visit our website at primitivepursuits.com for more information about our organization.
Visit http://primitivepursuits.com/opportunities/internships and request an application!