Camp Counselor in Florissant, Colorado

Job Details

  • Date Posted: April 5, 2022
  • Location: Florissant, Colorado
  • Company: Sanborn Western Camps
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $3,300 / season
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: No experience needed

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  • Phone: (719) 748-3341
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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

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Commitment to Racial Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at camp

Dates of Hire: June 1st – Aug 16th

Location: 30 miles west of Colorado Springs

We are looking for people who are:

  • Enthusiastic, resilient, and have a growth mindset
  • 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: We pay for our staff to gain several certifications and offer stipends if you currently have nationally recognized certifications such as (Life Guard, WFR, Single Pitch Instructor, and many more).

Travel: Needs Based Stipends Available

We would like to ensure that the opportunity to work at camp is accessible to individuals in an equitable manner. If the cost of travel will prohibit you from being here we will work with you to provide a travel stipend in order to ensure your arrival at camp.