Join our staff in the Colorado Rockies

With 6,000 acres of on-property land to explore and more off property trip permits than any other camp in the Colorado Rockies, Working at Sanborn Western Camps is a challenging and rewarding opportunity. In one summer you will have the opportunity to influence the lives of children, explore the Colorado backcountry, work with other staff from all around the country and develop your leadership and technical skills. The days are full, the energy is high, and the fun is contagious.

Benefits: Base salary of $3800, lodging, meals, laundry and Pro Deals
Bonus: Stipends offered based on current, nationally-recognized related certifications

Start/End Dates; May 18th – August 13th, stipend for leadership training

Tagged as: Camp Staff, Cooks and Food Service


21 years and older
-Camp, Kitchen or Facilities management experience preferable
-A clean driving record
-Ability to Working under the guidance of the cooks and the camp directors
-Capable of maintaining a clean and sanitary lodge through consistent routines
-Creative leader willing to mentor and guide ten to fifteen staff members
-Able to respectfully delegate work in relationship to the care of the larger community
-Coordinating camp waste removal efforts

About Sanborn Western Camps

Rated “best outdoor camp in the country” By Outside Magazine

Sanborn Western Camps is a outdoor adventure residential camp in Colorado. Sanborn provides a unique opportunity to benefit from quality time spent in the natural world as a teacher, mentor and friend to kids from all over the world. We give kids the opportunity to grow as young men and women while climbing 14ers, riding horses and living together in the outdoors.

We are located on 6,000 private acres surrounded by 35,000 acres of National Forest and the 6,000 acre Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. The wildflower-filled mountain meadows, open pine
Sanborn Western Camps is located at elevation of 8600 ft in the Rocky Mountains of central Colorado, 35 miles west of Colorado Springs.

The Space, People and Time of Sanborn are three key aspects of who we are and set the stage for life changing experiences.
We hope you’ll check us out and watch our intro to trips video clip: https://youtu.be/l5HFKz-Krdk

Application Instructions

Please apply here: https://www.sanbornwesterncamps.com/employment/apply-now