Use your wilderness skill and expertise to guide young people on week long backpack treks. The San Juan Wilderness in southern Colorado awaits! Sonlight Camp is a faith based youth camp, offering week long trips for high schoolers and young adults. Sonlight staff makes the biggest impact on our campers. You’ll make a difference and have the opportunity to fine tune your skills in communication, collaboration, problem solving and critical thinking. Solid skills to list on your esume working towards the work and life goals you have! Guides must hold current WFR certification, have backpack experience and be a minimum of 21 years of age.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Camp Counselors, Camp Staff


21 years of age, Current Wilderness First Responder certification

Required Skills:

Wilderness travel and backpack. experience required. Able to pack with 50 pounds on wilderness trails.

Preferred Skills:

A desire to work with youth in a faith based environment. Comfortable with wilderness travel in a community setting

About Sonlight Adventures, Inc

Sonlight is a faith based youth camp in Southwest Colorado. Since 1979 Sonlight Camp has given kids the opportunity to explore their faith, forge friendships, hike mountain peaks and trails and be who God intended them to be. We focus on providing adventure and a community of well-being for our campers and staff members. Creative play, shared goals and intentional time together is life changing!

Application Instructions

Learn more about Sonlight Camp and submit your application: https://sonlightadventures.org/summer-jobs/