Girl Scouts of Colorado
Girl Scout Summer Resident Camp - This is no Ordinary Job
Make a difference in the life of a girl!
Are you looking for an amazing opportunity this summer? If so, we invite you to consider becoming a staff member at one of Girl Scouts of Colorado summer camps. Located in the majestic Colorado Rocky Mountains, our summer camps offer innovative, educational programs for girls in an all-girl environment that helps them realize their full potential, gain self-confidence and become future leaders.
Girl Scouts of Colorado Camps operates two resident camps which each provide a variety of programs and new experiences to share.
Sky High Ranch: Located 45 minutes from Colorado Springs. Program activities include low ropes/team building, zip line, hikes, backpacking, boating, arts and crafts, nature and science, dance and drama, archery, camping skills, and astronomy. Check out thecamp video.
Tomahawk Ranch: Located one hour southwest of Denver. Program activities include arts and crafts, backpacking, farm with ranch animals, dance/drama, archery and sports, photography, international cultures, nature and science, astronomy, homesteading, gardening, and outdoor skills. Check out the camp video.
Statewide Troop Camp: We have a few positions for statewide troop camping (camps where troops bring their leaders). These positions involve leading programs, camping, cooking, and teaching outdoor skills to troops and leaders.
General Staff Dates: May - August
Camp Counselors, Program Specialists, Administrative Staff, and Health Care Staff
Room and Board
Food and housing are provided by Girl Scouts of Colorado Camps. (Troop Camp Staff are not provided housing, but are paid hourly for dates worked).
Counselors make themselves at home in cabins, seasonal shelters, or tents. Your housing group usually includes other Co-Counselors and up to 24 happy campers. A bath house, bathrooms, and/or outhouses are centrally located. Program Staff live either in communal staff housing, or in units with the campers and counselors.
Laundry facilities are located in towns close to camps. Phones are provided, due to remote locations, internet is not available at camp through WiFi. For internet access, staff either (1) provide their own 4g cell phone plan, or (2) go into town to use WiFi at local libraries or grocery stores. Local towns are within a 15 minute drive from each camp.
Healthy, kid friendly meals are served family style in the dining hall. Snacks are provided daily for campers and staff.
- Comprehensive staff training
- 8 week employment period
- Seasonal competitive salary
- Time off each week
- A good reference/resume builder
- Living in a beautiful Rocky Mountain setting
Getting Here and Getting Around
Most of our staff drive or carpool to camp, while others fly into the nearby Denver International Airport (DIA).
14,000 Ft. Mountain Climbs, Backpacking, Astronomy, Hiking, Sports, Games, Campfires, Archery, Drama, Photography, Canoeing, Technical Rock Climbing, Arts and Crafts, local city attractions.