Preferred Dates: May 15 – August 12, 2023
Location: YMCA of the Rockies, Camp Chief Ouray (overnight camp) in Granby, Colorado

Position Summary: The SIT Leader is responsible for leading, coordinating and supervising the Specialist in Training Program. They will develop and facilitate a schedule of activities in accordance with the established goals and outcomes of the SIT program; with special emphasis on leadership development, teamwork and adventure skill areas. These groups typically consist of 8-10 campers. The SIT Program consists of backpacking, rafting, and mountain biking.

Why Work at Camp: Working at Camp Chief Ouray will help you develop and fine-tune skills that all employers look for; communication, collaboration, creativity, problem solving and critical thinking to name just a few. Hiring consists of us learning about your prior experiences and how you have put another’s needs before your own. Once hired, your success is our success. We are in this together and want to help you realize your best self.

Benefits for Camp Chief Ouray Staff:
– Weekly pay, $556/week
– Room and board
– Laundry on-site
– CPR/First Aid and/or Wilderness First Aid certification
– Diverse and global experiences
– Welcoming and inclusive team environment
– Free and/or discounted program rental
– Close proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park and additional outdoor recreation areas
– Discount on summer camp registration for immediate family members
– Transportation funding support to get to camp

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Development


Minimum of 21 years of age and have a clean driving record. Experience teaching leadership skills in a wilderness setting preferred.

About Camp Chief Ouray

Camp Chief Ouray is the premiere overnight camp of YMCA of the Rockies. Located on over 5,100 acres of beautiful mountain terrain, Camp Chief Ouray is the longest running summer camp in Colorado. This is a place where nature inspires and quality time happens naturally.

Application Instructions

Click Apply Now or visit www.workintherockies.org, click, "Jobs" and search, "Camp Chief Ouray (CCO) Summer Camp Positions" and apply from there.