Employer: Maine Maritime Museum
Internship Number: 591
Internship Title: Camp Assistant Intern
Location: Bath, ME
Period of Engagement: Summer
Compensation: Yes: $100 stipend per week
Description of the Internship:
Maine Maritime Museum, an internationally recognized cultural institution, located on the Kennebec River in Bath seeks an Intern to learn from our Programs Team and play a key role helping the museum to continue to grow and excel. If you are interested in gaining content for college applications or are interested in a career in environmental education, museum education, experiential education, or recreation studies, then this is the internship for you!

The Camp Assistant Intern observes and engages with the summer Kennebec Explorers Day Camp staff for an educational training experience in recreation management and non-formal education programming.

Responsibilities:
Learning Agenda / Projects / Trainings Include:

  • Environmental education basics
  • How to facilitate safe recreation activities for young children
  • Fostering stewardship in children
  • Cooperative games and activities for young children
  • The basics of classroom management techniques
  • How to craft engaging activities for children ages 7-11
  • The student must work 40 hours per week
Qualifications:

  • Comfort and confidence around young children
  • Be able to model appropriate behavior in front of camp participants
  • Be able to participate in boat cruises
  • Ability be outdoors for extended periods of time
  • Ability to hike over varied and non-groomed terrain for extended periods of time
  • Ability to canoe, kayak, or paddleboard for an extended period of time
  • Participate in active cooperative recreation games
  • Interns must be at least 16 years old by the start of their internship week
Application Process:
Application is made through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.
Complete and submit the Internship Application Form online.
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