Sanborn Western Camps
Our days are full, the energy is high, and the fun is contagious!
*Job *Lifestyle *Program Variety *Quality *Vacation *Trips
Sanborn Western Camps is located at an elevation of 8600 feet in the Rocky Mountains of central Colorado, 35 miles west of Colorado Springs.
The camps own over 6,000 acres and are surrounded by 35,000 acres of National Forest and the 6,000 acre Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. The wildflower filled mountain meadows, open pine forests, expansive aspen groves and rocky bluffs are an ideal setting for horseback riding, camping out, backpacking and other camp activities.
- Arts and Crafts Coordinator (Girls' Camp)
- Assistant Counselor
- Cook/Cook's Assistant
- Health Care Provider
- Junior Camp Counselor
- Kitchen Coordinator/ Assistant Counselor Supervisor (Boys' Camp)
- Kitchen Coordinator/ Waste Manager (Girls' Camp)
- Outcamp/Trip Logistics Coordinator
- Outdoor Education Instructors
Room and Board
You will live in a wooden frame platform tent or cabin with 4-6 campers at Big Spring. At High Trails you will live in a cabin side with 8-10 campers, a co-counselor and possibly an assistant counselor.
Why Work at Sanborn?
- Great Kids
- Fantastic Program
- High Quality
- Spectacular Location
- Amazing Trips
The rewards and benefits of working at Sanborn are immeasurable: knowing you have contributed to a child’s life, building new friendships and having the opportunity to teach and learn in the beauty of the mountains are only a few.Sanborn Western Camps is recognized as one of the premiere summer camps in the country. The high quality of this experience for children and staff is evident in everything from excellent food to outstanding program and facilities
Getting Here and Getting Around
Sanborn Western Camps is located in Florissant Colorado, 35 miles west of Colorado Springs. Staff members are welcome to bring their own cars. The nearest bus station is in Colorado Springs; the nearest major airport is Colorado Springs(COS). We will pick up staff members at either location. Many staff want to fly in to Denver ( DIA) airport. From Denver, there are a couple of options to get to camp. If you chose to fly into Denver please contact Sanborn for more details on how to arrive at Camp.
- 14,000 Ft. Mountain Climbs
- Backoacking 1-5 day
- Bomber Hikes
- Mountain Survival Course
- Lone Vigils
- River Rafting
- Desert Trips
- Mountain Bike Overnights
- Horseback Riding 1-5 day pack trips
- Cattle Round-up
- Ropes Course
- Technical Rock Climbing
- Challenge Course
- Arts and Crafts
- Rock Scrambling
- Fossil Digging