Camp Mah-Kee-Nac

Camp Mah-Kee-Nac

Adventure Specialists

Lenox, MA
  • Responsibilities

    Our Outdoor Adventure program is all about taking campers beyond their comfort zones, providing a safe space to embrace challenges and create lasting memories. If you're passionate about the outdoors and have a background in adventure activities, we want you to join our team.

    Adventure activities you’ll lead include high and low ropes courses, rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, fire building, outdoor cooking and more.

    • Develop engaging, age-specific adventure programs.
    • Ensure the care and maintenance of equipment.
    • Prioritize camper safety and well-being.

    This position offers a unique experience and learning opportunity, particularly for those looking to pursue careers in the outdoor adventure or environmental education industries.

    In addition to a competitive salary, we provide a travel stipend, room and board, and laundry service. Internship credit is also available.

    We also offer training and certification to all adventure specialists.

    For a glimpse into life at Mah-Kee-Nac, watch our staff video at

    Ready to take on the great outdoors and inspire campers to embrace adventure? This summer, join us for a thrilling experience that promises growth, excitement, and lasting memories.

    Seasonal Position: June 9th 2024 - August 9th 2024

  • Qualifications
    • A strong desire to work with campers and staff of all skill levels.
    • A genuine love for the great outdoors.
    • Proficiency in one or more adventure activities.
  • Benefits

    Working at Mah-Kee-Nac is much more than just another summer job….it’s the experience of a lifetime. The personal growth, the rewards of working with children, the excitement of an active community, and the close friendships that you build will stay with you long after summer ends. This will be the most extraordinary hands-on learning experience you can find.

    You'll have the chance to enjoy our top-notch camp facilities, including a fully-equipped fitness center, multiple athletic fields and courts, and the incredible 372-acre lake. Plus, there's a staff lounge with Wi-Fi and entertainment.

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  • About Us

    Camp Mah-Kee-Nac is a traditional, seven-week overnight all-boys camp located in the Berkshire Mountains of Lenox, Massachusetts. We offer high-quality programming in athletics, adventure, waterfront, and creative & media arts.