Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports Instructor, Clemson University

Summerton, South Carolina. 

Organization: Clemson University’s Youth Learning Institute

Location: Camp Bob Cooper, Summerton, South Carolina

Type of opportunity: Seasonal

Contact: Candice Heatherly, ceharpe@clemson.edu


  • Teach components of the Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports curriculum (training provided).
  • Lead students in daily program classes and activities (wake-up, meals, canteen, campfire, and wrap-up).
  • Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times as scheduled.
  • Perform direct supervision of children while involved in classes and activities.
  • Perform camp counselor duties including staying and attending to campers over night while they are at camp.

Desired qualifications:

  • BA or BS in Biology, Wildlife and Fisheries, Natural Resources, or related field is preferred–juniors, seniors, and graduates should apply.
  • Experience with hunting and shooting sports preferred but not necessary (we will train those without experience).
  • Residential camp experience.
  • Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and energy to work and live with campers and staff.
  • Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team

Start and end dates: May – August 2016

Salary/pay: $440 – $580 twice a month plus room and board and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.

Link to more information: Read the job announcement or visit the camp website for more information.

How to apply: If you are interested in the position please send your resume and three professional references to Candice Heatherly at ceharpe@clemson.edu.