Adventure Camp Counselor
Sanborn Western Camps

An Unforgettable Summer experience in the Colorado Rockies. Join an amazing community and program!

Located at an elevation of 8,600 feet on 6,000 private acres in central Colorado


Adventure Camp Counselor

Sanborn Western Camps
Florissant, Colorado
$3,300.00 / season
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 4 months. (Jun 01, 2022)

Gain a well-rounded experience that will help you develop your leadership style while mentoring kids and guiding trips.


Who We Are

  • Non-Profit residential camp with 70yrs of experience set on 6,000 acres of private land
  • Sanborn combines traditional sleep-away camp with extended backcountry expeditions and adventures
  • The largest private camp in the country, Sanborn has access to more 14,000-foot peaks than any other program in Colorado
  • Expeditions: 3-5-day trips backpacking, mountain biking, rock climbing, horseback riding, canoeing, and fishing
  • We also offer in-camp activities like archery, swimming, sports, and camp games.

Internship opportunities are also available

Dates of Hire: June 1st - Aug 16th

Location: 30 miles west of Colorado Springs

We are looking for people who are:

  • Enthusiastic, resilient, and flexible 
  • Interested in the outdoors and working with kids

This position is residential and is all about working, teaching, and living with children while creating a respectful community based around living in close contact with nature.

Starting Salary at $3300.00. Also, lodging, meals, and laundry, valued at $2,025 for the summer.

Major Benefits: 

  • Personal growth and development while being coached by great leaders
  • Being part of a 70-year-old high-quality non-profit organization 
  • Working in a community where you have a purpose and ability to change lives
  • Opportunity to be a role model, mentor, teacher, and friend
  • Living in a spectacular location at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains
  • Experience leading and participating in amazing trips and programs
  • The opportunity to continue to develop a wide range of professional, social, and technical skills that will last a lifetime

Stipends are offered for current, nationally-recognized certifications earned outside of previous Sanborn training environments such as (Life Guard, WFR, Single Pitch Instructor, and many more).

How to Apply

Please apply on our website via the link below.