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Our season is from May 30th to August 10th. All candidates must be available for this entire period which includes staff training from May 30th  - June 9th. Some positions have earlier start dates. Salaries range from $2250 - $3135, and higher for positions such as Cook and Nurse for the entire summer and include room, board, and a travel allowance. View All Summer Positions.

  • a. Head Counselor

    Colorado
    $2,500.00 / season

    Their primary responsibility is to ensure the physical safety and emotional well-being of campers in their care. Specific duties can be broken down into three categories: living in a cabin with 4-6 campers; planning and leading traditional in-camp activities; co-leading 3-5 day wilderness trips. Head Counselors also receive Wilderness First Aid (WFA) training and certification through NOLS Wilderness Medicine or a pay bonus if they already have that certification or higher certification.

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  • b. Assistant Counselor

    Colorado
    $2,250.00 / season

    Provides supplemental leadership. Approximately one half of their time is spent with campers, and about half is spent doing the “grunt work". AC’s are the “backbone” of the camp, filling holes where and when needed in almost every area of the camp operation. Flexibility is the AC’s greatest asset.

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  • c. Pathfinding Instructor

    Colorado
    $3,135.00 / season

    Pathfinding Instructors are responsible for leading a group of 6-12 campers, grades 9-11, on a four week wilderness expedition through alpine terrain in the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado.

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  • d. Expedition Coordinator

    Colorado
    $3,120.00 / season

    The Expedition Coordinator is responsible for planning menus, preparing and making food orders and packing food and equipment for all expedition trips leaving camp. This is a very time-consuming job and does not include going on trips or working directly with campers.

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  • e. Head Wrangler and Assistant Wrangler

    Colorado
    The wranglers’ primary responsibility is for the safety and welfare of campers taking part in the riding program. Riding groups will typically include 4-10 campers and at least one counselor. Counselors will be responsible for managing camper behavior, enabling the wranglers to focus on instruction.
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  • f. Arts and Crafts Coordinator

    Colorado
    $2,805.00 / season

    The "Art Barn" Coordinator sets up for activities, leads activities when necessary and oversees cleanup. The Art Barn Coordinator is also responsible for keeping a running inventory of supplies, keeping craft materials and equipment operative and noting items to reorder.

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  • g. Climbing Instructor

    Colorado
    $2,805.00 / season

    Responsible for planning and leading all aspects of our rock climbing and ropes course programs. Including an in-camp climbing wall, several initiatives activities including our low ropes challenge course, a variety of in-camp rock climbs, day & overnight trips to various climbing areas.

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  • h. Range Instructor

    Colorado
    $2,805.00 / season

    The Range Instructor is responsible for planning and leading all aspects of our target sports programs (e.g. Rifle Shooting, Skeet Shooting and Archery). This includes range management, range safety and range commands as well as equipment inventory and routine maintenance.

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  • i. Photographer

    Colorado
    $2,585.00 / season

    Must be very mobile and thorough each day in order to get as many quality pictures of camp’s activities as possible. Should have experience using various types of cameras, photo editing software, basic computer software, as well as some formal training in photographic arts.

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  • j. Cook

    Colorado
    Working with the other Chefs in the kitchen, prepping/cooking 3 meals/day for large groups (from 50 - 100+ people). Must have competent knowledge of food, cooking, baking, prepping, and menu planning. Commercial kitchen experience preferred. Childcare, summer camp and/or outdoor experience desired.
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  • k. Nurse

    Colorado
    Must be an RN and able to work in the state of Colorado. We hire one full time, residential nurse and one substitute nurse to cover days off, busy days, etc. Our nurse position is tailored to provide the camp community with optimum health care in a unique environment.
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