Interested in a challenging, rewarding, and flexible job outdoors this summer? Do you enjoy working with children of all ages exploring wild places, doing “hands on” environmental education, and having great outdoor camp adventures? Then this could be the job for you!  

About Our Camp 

Nature Forward (formerly Audubon Naturalist Society) seeks highly motivated and creative individuals for the 2024 Camp Woodend season. This summer, Camp Woodend will offer day programs for children ages 5-17, with a focus on ages 5-10. Camp is based at our 40-acre nature sanctuary in Chevy Chase, MD. Nature Forward provides a dynamic work environment with friendly, creative, and knowledgeable staff. Take a look at our website at to see what we are all about.   

General Schedule and Position Descriptions 

Educators develop and lead outdoor nature and science camp programs for 16 campers and supervise college-age interns and high school volunteers. Positions are available from 2 to 7 weeks from June 17th – August 16th. Pay rage from $760-$800 per week for a typical week from 8:15am- 4:15pm. Or $570 – $600 per week for a typical week from 8:15am- 2:15pm. Some camps may include an overnight for an additional stipend.  


  • B.A/B.S in science or education. 
  • Experience working with children. 
  • Basic knowledge of natural history. 
  • Must enjoy working outside. 
  • Past camp experience a plus. 

How to Apply

E-mail cover letter and resume (with references) to both Denis Perez, Youth Programs Director,  and  in a single email. To apply, please use the subject line “Educator application” and include your name. Interviews and the hiring process will begin as resumes are received and will continue until the positions are filled. For questions, email

Employment is contingent upon successful FBI and state background check. Nature Forward is an equal opportunity employer.