AmeriCorps I Can Camp! Crew Members and Leaders (ages 18-25) co-lead weekend camping workshops in Minnesota State Park campgrounds. Each pair of instructors teaches basic camping skills for up to 15 families with little camping experience. Instructors also provide environmental education, offering information about local ecology and natural resources during each trip. Through their dedicated service, Youth Outdoors I Can Camp! AmeriCorps members add value to the community and environment.
-- AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25)
-- Term: May 16 – September 3, 2017
-- Schedule: Varies. Typically 35-40 hrs/week, Wednesday-Sunday. Overnight camping required.
-- Stipend: Crew Leader: $1352/mo; Crew Member: $1004/mo
-- Education award: $1527.78 upon successful completion of term
-- Location: Saint Paul, MN
-- Ability to teach basic front-country camping skills to a diverse group of new campers
-- Ability to provide environmental education