Climbing Counselor *^ – Peaceful Valley

Climbing Counselor
Dobbins, Peaceful Valley
Posted 2 months ago

The Climbing Counselor is responsible for ensuring campers have access to a safe, fun, quality and educational climbing program.


  • Follow BSA climbing procedures.
  • Instruct campers in rock climbing and safety. Offer a quality program.
  • Ensure campers are properly fitted with safety equipment.
  • Ensure climbing equipment is set up correctly.
  • Maintain paperwork and ensure completeness and submit on time.
  • Participate in camp-wide activities.
  • Assist in the set up and take down of all camp facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BSA Climbing Instructor Level 1 (Provided by Council)
  • CPR, AED, First Aid, Prior to Start of Camp (Provided if Needed)
  • Youth Protection (Online Prior to Camp)
  • BSA Program Safety (Online Prior to Camp)
  • FEMA Multi-Hazard Planning for Child Care (Online Prior to Camp)
  • BSA Unlawful Harassment Prevention (Online Prior to Camp)
  • Standard Precautions Training (Provided by the Council)


  • Must be able to read, speak and write the English language
  • Must be able to work outdoors at an elevation of 9,000+ feet above sea level
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and record insurable by the Council’s insurance company
  • Must have the physical endurance to participate in rock climbing activities
  • Must be able to identify and respond to climbing emergencies with the proper procedure/maneuvers
  • Must be able to pass a background check from the TRAILS database, CBI and the FBI
  • Must be able to become a member of the Boy Scouts of America


  • None


  • Training prior to camp at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch is mandatory.

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Job Features

Job CategoryProgram
Reports toClimbing Director
Will certify applicantYes
Salary LevelGrade 2
Staff SupervisorNo
Certifications RequiredYes
Driving RequiredYes

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