Trip Leader
Bold Earth Teen Adventures

Domestic and International Teen Adventure Trip Leader Jobs!

Based in Colorado, with both domestic and international opportunities.

Denver, Colorado
Some experience required
Start Date:
Job starts in 6 months (Jun 21, 2018)

Bold Earth is currently seeking fun, motivated, and confident individuals who LOVE what they do! Can you facilitate a positive team dynamic and teach participants the value of leadership, responsibility, and independence? Can you be adventurous, goofy, fun, safe, and attentive? Will you empower our participants in an adventure travel setting? If so, we want you!

Who We Are

Since 1976, Bold Earth has set the standard for leadership in the teen adventure travel industry. Over our 42 year history, Bold Earth has sent over 17,000 participants to discover, explore, and learn about the world around them! The Bold Earth team strives for excellence by making sure we provide safe, inclusive, and FUN environments for our participants. Our summer programs are a perfect balance of adventurous activities in beautiful places, service projects to give back to the communities we visit, and a whole lot of laughing!

Bold Earth teams hike in the Grand Canyon, climb glaciers in Alaska, scuba dive in the coral reefs of Fiji, trek through the Swiss Alps, and so much more! We balance these activities with community service — whether repainting schools in Africa or environmental conservation in Peru — Our service projects help make a difference in both the communities we visit and the lives of our Bold Earth participants.

Check out our website to get a better sense of who we are and what we do! Find us at:

Where You Fit In

Bold Earth employees get to live the dream! Our Trip Leaders are professional, positive role models - They’re simply the best in the industry. Our Trip Leaders know how to connect with participants of all backgrounds, are extremely safe and attentive, and most importantly are adventurous, goofy, fun, and LOVE what they do!

The hiring process is competitive, resulting in what we believe to be the most professional, safe and experienced leaders in the industry. We conduct an in-depth interview, check references and complete a background check of all potential trip leaders. Safety, sense of adventure, and an ability to connect with teenagers about leadership and travel are the qualities we value most.

Basic Trip Leader Requirements

You must be 21 years old by June 21, 2018.

College graduate, or in the process of completing a degree.

Proven leadership experience, especially with teens.

Energetic person with judgment and decision-making skills to provide a positive experience for teenagers.

No more than four points on your driving record in the past three years.

A minimum certification in Wilderness First Responder or Advanced Wilderness First Aid and Adult CPR by June 20, 2018. Wilderness EMT and Lifeguard Training are highly recommended.

How to Apply

Visit to see our Trip Leader Requirements and to download our Application!

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