Lead Children's Backpacking Trips in the Colorado Mountains!
Continental Divide views from all around camp!
- Golden, Colorado
- $550.00 - $550.00 / week
- Some experience required
- Start Date:
- Starts in 4 months. (Jun 06, 2023)
Do you love backpacking and working with children? Camp Granite Lake is looking for a Female Backpacking Lead to help oversee our backpacking program. The ideal candidate will have experience working with children (volunteer work, day or sleep away camp, afterschool programs etc) and backpacking (through outdoor clubs, courses etc).
Camp Granite Lake is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, about 1-hour from Denver, and offered 20-day sleep away camp sessions for children from finishing 2nd - 9th grades. We strive to create a kind, welcoming and inclusive camp community where campers can build healthy social relationships, have a great role model counselors, try tons of fun activities, and disconnect from technology and connect with the natural world around them. Learn more about Camp Granite Lake here.
The Backpacking Lead is an out of cabin leadership role responsible for planning and leading 1&2 night backpacking trips for 5-12 campers. They will work alongside our Backpacking coordinator in planning meals, managing gear, and leading campers. When not in trips they will be assigned to other camp programs and assist in overall operation of camp.
Applicants must have backpacking experience (leading children preferred), a current WFA/WFR certification or ability to get one prior to camp, and be at least 21 years of age with a clean driving record.