Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut


Great Hollow Wilderness School

Employment Overview

YMCA Great Hollow Wilderness School

225 Route 37
New Fairfield, CT 06812
Phone: 203-746-5852
Fax: 203-746-1232



Great Hollow Wilderness School (GHWS) is seeking motivated and talented individuals with a desire to make a positive impact in the lives of young people.

GHWS is a program of the Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut and for over 30 years has provided outdoor/adventure programming and leadership development for Upward Bound Programs, College Orientations, Middle Schools and High Schools in the tri-state area, and Educational Opportunity Programs serving at-risk youth.

Spend your summer in Western Connecticut teaching backpacking, rock climbing, canoeing and leadership skills to students from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York.

GHWS will train staff in all areas including Wilderness First Aid/CPR. All staff members must attend the Mandatory Staff Training from May 21 to June 7, 2011.

Salary: $280-$350/week + Room and Board

About working at Great Hollow
Employment Application

For more information, e-mail Harry Jones, Program Director, or call 203-746-5852.