Camp Granite Lake
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Current Job dates:

Currently recruiting for jobs that start between June 4th, 2024 and August 10th, 2024.

  • Cabin Counselor

    $425.00 / week

    Must be 18 years of age by 6/9/24
    2024 Dates: June 9 - August 10 (Must be available for the entire date range) 
    2024 Salary: Starting at $3,825 + up to $400 contract completion payment, lodging and meals valued at $2,000

    The heartbeat of camp! Cabin Counselors facilitate an inclusive, supportive cabin environment, and lead camp activities. It’s a twenty-four hour a day job, and the hardest job you’ll ever love! Read our hiring packet and job description here!

  • Backpacking Guide

    $550.00 / week

    Must be 21 years of age by 6/5/24
    2024 Dates: June 6 - July 27 (Must be available for the entire date range) 
    2024 Salary: Starting at $4,125 + up to $300 contract completion payment, lodging and meals valued at $2,000

    The Backpacker is an out of cabin role responsible for planning and leading 1 and 2 night backpacking trips for 10-14 campers both on camp property and in Rocky Mountain National Park. They will work alongside the other Backpacker in planning meals, managing gear, and leading campers. When not on trips they will be assigned to other camp programs, provide airport transportation, and assist in the overall operation of camp. Applicants must have backpacking experience on multi-day trips (leading children preferred), a current WFA/WFR certification (or ability to obtain), and be at least 21 years of age with a clean driving record.

    Read our hiring packet here

    Essential Job Functions:
    1. Program Area

    • Oversee the Backpacking Program with fellow Backpacker.
    • Meal plan and pack out food supplies for trips.
    • Lead groups of 10-14 campers on overnight backpacking trips.
    • Maintain gear and repairs as needed.

    2. Camper Supervision

    • Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth, and environmental appreciation.
    • Assure campers are properly supervised at all times.
    • Be aware of and implement safety guidelines.

    3. Additional Camp Support

    • Assist Leadership Team in carrying out session opening and closing days.
    • Provide support to Leadership Team for evening program planning, set up, and clean up.
    • Teach in other program activity areas when backpacking is not in session.

    4. Transportation

    • Work with Assistant Director to create and execute a schedule of provisional pick ups at grocery stores, box stores, and pharmacies to assist staff in resupplying essentials.
    • Provide airport transportation.

    Job Qualifications:

    • Must be 21 years of age or older.
    • Must be able to provide a clean driving record and willing to learn van driving safety.
    • At least one year camp experience (preferred).
    • Experience backpacking on multiple trips
    • WFR/WFA Certification (or able to obtain)
  • Chef

    $800.00 / week

    The Camp Chefs work alongside the Camp Directors in kitchen operations, menu planning, ordering, inventory, and kitchen staff management to provide nutritious, well-prepared meals for campers, staff, and guests. Salary starts at $800/weekly. Learn more here!

    To Apply:

    1. Read the Kitchen and Facilities Hiring Packet
    2. To apply, please send a resume to

How to Apply

2024 Dates & Positions

You must be available for the entire duration of the summer!

Cabin Counselor Dates: June 9th - August 10th

Kitchen Staff Dates: June 5th - August 10th

Staff Training: June 9th - June 16th
Session 1: June 17th - July 6th
Session 2: July 8th - July 27th
Mini Camp 1: July 29th - August 3rd
Mini Camp 2: August 5th - August 10th

April 9, 2024 UPDATE:

We are looking for counselors with skills in sailing and rock climbing. We are also hiring backpacking guides, a chef, and a Village Director. We have filled all of our international positions for summer 2024. 

Steps to Apply!

1. Learn More:
- Counselors & Backpackers: Read our Hiring Packet here (especially the first few pages!)
- Chefs & Kitchen Staff: Read our Support Hiring Packet here!                        
2. Submit a Staff Application here
3. We will be in touch soon!   

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