Girl Scout Summer Overnight Camp - This is no ordinary Job
Make a difference in the life of a girl! 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.
We have two camp locations, Tomahawk Ranch Camp is located about 1 hour west of Denver in the Bailey/Conifer area, Sky High Ranch is located about 45 minutes west of Colorado Springs in Woodland Park. Both camps are between 8000-9000 feet in elevation.
About Girl Scouts of Colorado
Are you looking for an amazing opportunity this summer? We invite you to consider becoming a staff member at a Girl Scouts of Colorado summer camp.
Girl Scouts of Colorado Camps operates two overnight camps, which each provide a programs and new experiences for girls and staff.
Sky High Ranch: Located 45 minutes west of Colorado Springs. Activities include low ropes/team building, zip line, hikes, backpacking, boating, arts and crafts, nature and science, dance and drama, archery, camping skills, farm animals, gardening and astronomy. Check out the camp video.
Tomahawk Ranch: Located one hour southwest of Denver. 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. For information about these positions, please contact us directly. They involve weekend/sporadic work and are different than the traditional residential setting.
General Staff Dates: May - August
The Employee Experience
Our camps are created for girls and support a female living environment. We have a few males on staff in support roles, but never in a cabin situation with girls or female staff. Our camp staff work hard after a staff training for about 7-8 weeks of program with girls.
1. Has a desire to work and live with girls in a residential camp setting
2. Is able to work hard and long hours
3. Is able to move physically over uneven terrain, up and down hills and stairs, and carry up to 30 lbs. Camp is an elevation of 8000-9000 feet.
4. Is ready to help in any manner needed for the good of the camp
Room and Board
Food and housing are provided by Girl Scouts of Colorado. (Troop Camp Staff are not provided housing, but are paid hourly for dates worked and receive meals as part of their programs).
Counselors make themselves at home in cabins, seasonal shelters, or tents. Your housing group will include other Counselors and up to 28 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.
On-site laundry available. 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. Dietary needs are accommodated well. 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
- Live in the beautiful Rocky Mountains
Getting Here and Getting Around
Most 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, concerts, festivals and local city attractions.
Camp Counselors, Program Specialists, Administrative Staff, and Health Care Staff