More Best Places to Work: Wilderness Adventure At Eagle Landing

Adventure and retreat center, outfitter and conference center

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Location: New Castle, Virginia/Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia
Number of Employees: Up to 30 in the summer
Digs: A large log cabin houses open offices, the camp store, main offices, and staff lounge. There’s also an exercise area with a complete Total Gym weight set.
Culture: Employees enjoy a laid-back office environment and flexible hours. Shorts and T-shirts are the standard dress, and dogs wander around the office. Spontaneous ice cream socials and Air Soft gun fights break out fairly often.
Sweet Perks: Each season, employees are treated to staff happiness outings. Past outings have included a few days on houseboats, trips to the Olympic Whitewater Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, and go-carting. Employees at Wilderness Adventure are also provided room and board on the property.
Now Hiring: Group leaders as well as seasonal trip leaders for the summer youth program

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