Day Camp Backpacking Counselor – Estes Park, CO

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YMCA of the Rockies
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This position is responsible for creating high quality age appropriate climbing programs for small groups of children between the ages of 5 and 18. Climbing programming includes on site bouldering wall and climbing wall as well as off-site climbing trips led by local outdoor companies. The ideal candidate has a strong passion for climbing and has a desire to spread that enthusiasm to the kids of day camp. They should be role-models for the children exemplifying the 5 Core Values of YMCA of the Rockies; Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Faith.


This is a seasonal, hourly (based on 40 hours/week) position, paying $230/week, with employee perks including:

·         Room (shared room in our staff dormitory with free wifi and no bills!)

·         Board (3 buffet-style meals per day, 7 days per week)

·         Access to the YMCA of the Rockies facilities which include: an indoor pool, basketball gymnasium, fitness classes, tennis courts, mini-golf, trails, roller rink, library, and an art center

·         Free gear rentals for sports and outdoor activities

·         Employee programming, including free or discounted staff trips, provided by the Resident Office

·         Other employee perks and discounts, including:

o   Free passes for skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, and golf (dependent on season and facility)

o   20% discount at our General Store, Rustic Café, and Jackson Stable horseback rides

o   Discounts at local merchants

o   Discounted nights at YMCA of the Rockies lodges