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Job Details

  • Date Posted: December 11, 2021
  • Location: , Florissant, Colorado
  • Company: Sanborn Western Camps
  • Job Type: Full Time

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Sanborn Western Camps

Gain a well-rounded experience that will help you develop your leadership style while mentoring kids and guiding trips.


Who We Are

  • Non-Profit residential camp with 70yrs of experience set on 6,000 acres of private land
  • Sanborn combines traditional sleep-away camp with extended backcountry expeditions and adventures
  • The largest private camp in the country, Sanborn has access to more 14,000-foot peaks than any other program in Colorado
  • Expeditions: 3-5-day trips backpacking, mountain biking, rock climbing, horseback riding, canoeing, and fishing
  • We also offer in-camp activities like archery, swimming, sports, and camp games.

Internship opportunities are also available

Dates of Hire: June 1st – Aug 16th

Location: 30 miles west of Colorado Springs

We are looking for people who are:

  • Enthusiastic, resilient, and flexible
  • Interested in the outdoors and working with kids

This position is residential and is all about working, teaching, and living with children while creating a respectful community based around living in close contact with nature.

Starting Salary at $3300.00. Also, lodging, meals, and laundry, valued at $2,025 for the summer.

Major Benefits: 

  • Personal growth and development while being coached by great leaders
  • Being part of a 70-year-old high-quality non-profit organization
  • Working in a community where you have a purpose and ability to change lives
  • Opportunity to be a role model, mentor, teacher, and friend
  • Living in a spectacular location at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains
  • Experience leading and participating in amazing trips and programs
  • The opportunity to continue to develop a wide range of professional, social, and technical skills that will last a lifetime

Stipends are offered for current, nationally-recognized certifications earned outside of previous Sanborn training environments such as (Life Guard, WFR, Single Pitch Instructor, and many more).

Please visit our website to apply online.