Horseback Riding Instructors

Camp Cayuga
321 Niles Pond Road, Pocono Mountains
Honesdale, PA 18431-4236
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Multi-step process
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp

Job Description
* Seeking fun, enthusiastic, experienced horseback riders who are capable of providing quality instruction on all levels from beginner to advanced.
* Horsemanship Staff is comprised of a director, an assistant, and 8-10 instructors who have documented experience in horseback riding, as both a competitor and teacher/coach.  
* Instruction is geared to the camper's individual skill level, and is patient and thorough with due regard for both safety and enjoyment.
* English and Western styles.
* Horse jumping, scenic trail riding, intercamp horse shows, horseback overnights, evening trail rides, and horse-care instruction.
* Stables with tack room & office.
* 20+ horses.
* 2 instructional riding rings with a variety of jumps.
* Wooded pastures.
* 5 miles of scenic trails on the camp property.
* Petting zoo for our miniature horse, calf, goats, and bunnies.
* To see a complete list of the camp facilities, click here.
* Competitive salary & travel allowance.
* Meals, lodging, and laundry service are provided.
* Staff gratuities range between $400 to $1500.  
* Nights-off and days-off are scheduled throughout the summer.
* Staff lounge features internet access.
* Precamp and Postcamp employment is available.
* Meet children and high-caliber staff from around the world.
* Only 2½ hours from New York City & Philadelphia.
* Camp Cayuga is a FUN place to spend your summer!
* To learn more about your job benefits, click here.
* To read comments by parents & staff members, click here.
* Complete the online application at
* Questions? Email:
* We encourage you to apply.
* See Cayuga’s website for list of all positions available.
* Seeking activity instructor positions for over 60 land & water sports offered daily.
Job Requirements
* Exhibit strong teaching skills, good leadership ability, an outgoing personality, and the ability to work hard.
* Provide top quality instruction at all skill levels.
* Ensure campers enjoy themselves and experience success.
* Assist in organizing & supervising Intercamp Horse Shows.
* Care for the horses & petting zoo animals.
* Care for and maintain the camp's activity equipment.
* Maintain high-level safety standards.
* Keep the program area clean, neat, and organized.
* Genuinely enjoy living & working with kids on a 24-hour basis.
* Possess a good sense of humor, and the ability to laugh!
* Enforce the principles & policies, as well as the objectives & philosophy of Camp Cayuga.
* Certification in first-aid, CPR, horse first-aid, and CHA is preferred.
Camp Cayuga
Molly Bisson
321 Niles Pond Road, Pocono Mountains
Honesdale PA 18431-4236
United States
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