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YMCA of The Rockies

Located: 2 locations: Estes Park and Granby, Colorado

Position Available: Program Desk Attendant - Seasonal - (Room & Board Provided!)

Salary Range: $220/week plus Room and Board

Type: Coed summer day camp

Contact: avandurme@ymcarockies.org

Website: http://www.ymcarockies.org

  • Certified CPR and 1st Aid; certifications must be current
  • Register guests for activities using computer based system
  • Be willing to work as an attendant for recreation facilities or programs including Kiva, mini-golf course, mountain bike rental, program building, snowshoe hikes, climbing wall, etc. on an as needed basis
  • Maintain and set-up of recreation facilities if used as a meeting space.

Adventure Treks

Located: Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, British Columbia, & NC

Position Available: Instructor

Salary Range: $2400 and up

Type: Wilderness adventure program for Teens

Contact: info@adventuretreks.com

Website: http://www.adventuretreks.com

  • Instructors lead activities that include backpacking, rock climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking, caving, canoeing, sea kayaking, whitewater rafting, ice climbing, ziplining, cooking, orienteering
  • The six-person instructor team works closely together to coordinate all aspects of the trip, including instruction in all outdoor activities, risk management, managing group dynamics, menu planning, purchasing food, laundry, transportation, coordinating with outfitters, maintaining equipment and handling medical issues.
  • Benefits include a competitive salary, a travel stipend, access to pro-purchase discounts, and the opportunity to work both summer (early June to mid-August) and fall school group programs (late August through late October in North Carolina).
  • Applicants must be 21 years of age (college graduate or degree in progress preferred), have a valid WFR/CPR certification (or be willing to acquire one), several years experience working with youth and leading outdoor programs and be willing to work long hours with little to no time off.

Sanborn Western Camps

Located: Florissant, Colorado

Position Available: Counselor

Salary Range: $2,500+

Type: Residential camp with separate sessions for boys and girls

Contact: anne@sanbornwesterncamps.com

Website: http://www.sanbornwesterncamps.com/employment/why-work-at-sanborn

  • Assisting and/or leading on or off-camp trips, activities, programs and special events.
  • Living, working with and having charge of a group of campers.
  • Being a responsible, dedicated role model to the campers and other staff.
  • Assistant Counselor, Wrangler, and Support Staff positions also available-- email for information.


Located: Idyllwild, California

Position Available: Summer Camp Science Instructor

Salary Range: $275/wk

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: summerpd@astrocamp.org

Website: http://www.astrocampsummer.org

  • Lead groups of up to 12 students in science based classes as well as ropes courses, arts & crafts, and other classic summer camp activities!
  • Work with awesome scientific equipment like 3D printers, microscopes, telescopes, liquid nitrogen and more!
  • Bachelor's Degree encouraged
  • Live on site in an amazing community. Instructors to not live in the dorms with the kids, but instead in attached fully furnished staff housing.

Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps

Located: 6 Locations Nationwide

Position Available: Mountain Biking

Salary Range: $1,000-1,500

Type: Residential Coed Camp

Contact: office@campshane.com

Website: http://www.campshane.com/join-our-staff/

  • Shane's warm and homelike atmosphere is devoted to children who want to lose weight. Founded in 1968, the camp is located in the magnificent Catskill Mountains of New York, only 2 hours from New York City. Great friends, great memories, great times for staff that are willing to work hard. Make a difference in a child's life!
  • Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old and have completed at least one year of college; able to work with co-ed children ages 7-17; must be available for the entire summer season (June-August); good communication skills; enthusiastic, responsible, and fun!
  • Our facility also features: Eco Adventure, Paintball, Go-Karts, Dune Buggies, Mountain Bikes, Computers, Video Games, Rocketry, Riflery (BB Guns), Water-Sports on a 9 mile lake (21+), Canoeing, Olympic size Pool, Dance, Aerobics, Theater, all Sports, Woodworking, Sewing, Ceramics, Arts & Crafts, Silk-screening, Ropes Course, & more!
  • Benefits: Room/board, meals, and laundry included; located just two hours from New York City. Visit us online for more information and to submit an application.

Deer Hill Expeditions Inc.

Located: Mancos, Colorado

Position Available: Summer Field Staff Instructor

Salary Range: Competitive Pay

Type: Wilderness adventure and service program

Contact: info@deerhillexpeditions.com

Website: http://deerhillexpeditions.com/index/employment/

  • Deer Hill Expeditions seeks experienced, motivated, and caring outdoor educators to lead wilderness expeditions and service projects in the American Southwest, Ecuador, and Costa Rica.
  • Responsibilities of Field Leaders: To ensure the safety and well-being of each participant and to lead expeditions that are fun while fostering participants' growth as individuals.
  • Specific elements include: teaching wilderness living skills, off-trail route finding, adjusting backpacks, fixing stoves, guiding loaded rafts through rapids, facilitating fun games and activities to a group, managing a top rope site or guiding a difficult discussion of the group's dynamics.
  • Qualifications: Previous experience leading groups in the wilderness. Experience leading and teaching rafting, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, backpacking, mountain biking, mountaineering, canyoneering and/or service projects. CPR + WFR certification. Training from NOLS, OB, or college outdoor programs a plus.