Assistant Camp Director Job Announcement
Eagle’s Nest Camp
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina

Eagle’s Nest Camp (, a non-profit summer camp for young people located in the mountains of Western North Carolina in Pisgah Forest (close to Asheville), is seeking an Assistant Camp Director (ACD) who will assist in the visioning, planning and implementation of long-range goals for Eagle’s Nest Camp and our outdoor expedition program – Hante Adventures. The ACD also serves as the Risk Manager for Eagle’s Nest Foundation which encompasses The Outdoor Academy, a residential semester school for 10th grade students. 

Additional responsibilities include marketing support, staffing, recruiting, hiring and training, budgeting, logistics coordination, curriculum development, permitting and trip leading. 


  1. B.A. or B.S. in a related field, or prior work experience in education or outdoor leadership.
  2. Experience with Risk Management
  3. Experience with staff supervision and program logistics
  4. WFR (can be obtained prior to beginning work)
  5. Experience teaching students in residential settings
  6. Experience working in a residential summer camp or similar program


Salary, on-campus housing, board during camp season and lunches when Outdoor Academy students are on campus, contributory health insurance plan, retirement plans, paid time off, Camp and OA discounts for dependent children. 

Eagle’s Nest Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on or tolerate harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, disability, military status, veteran status or any other condition under applicable under federal, state or local law.  

Eagle’s Nest Foundation is pursuing a more diverse, equitable and inclusive community.  We encourage underrepresented minorities to apply.