Overview

Camp Chief Ouray, established in 1908, has grown to be a premiere overnight camping option for youth from all over the United States and the World. We are committed to developing five core values in everything we do: Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith. CCO is a part of the YMCA of the Rockies, located at Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, CO (elevation of 8,750 feet).

Camp Chief Ouray is hiring for a variety of Summer Camp Staff including Cabin Counselors, Day Camp Counselors, Program Area Specialists (General, Outdoor, Arts & Crafts), Wranglers, and Challenge Counselors. All of these positions involve working with campers and running programs for up to 10 kids with a co-counselor. To view more in depth descriptions, check them out below or visit campcheifouray.org, work at camp.

Cabin Counselor:
The Cabin Counselor provides leadership for, lives with, and cares for a cabin group of 8-10 campers in male and female identifying cabins. They are expected to work collaboratively with their co-counselor to ensure each campers physical, social, and emotional health and safety needs are met. They are responsible for all other aspects of the campers experience, with the expectation of exceptional customer service. The Cabin Counselor is responsible for organizing, planning and safely running one or more activity classes each week. All cabin counselors must be at least 18 years old. Must have current certification in CPR/First Aid or be willing to obtain certification (provided by CCO). – $400/week, prefer May 25th – August 13th

Day Camp Counselor:
Perform group counselor duties with a day camp of local and non-local campers. Ability to run programs for a group of up to 10 kids with a co-counselor, manage stress, handle situations, run programs, and flexibility are required. Assist in overnight camp check-in/check-out every other weekend. – $360/week, prefer May 25th-Aug 13th

Program Area Specialist: General Cluster, Target/Outdoor, Arts & Crafts:
Program Area Specialists are responsible for the program development of their assigned specialty program area, including the curriculum development, supply ordering, and set up for their specialty area. Train and supervise staff to perform job duties within the area of focus to ensure staff are equipped for their role in program delivery. Responsible for quality of program to increase learning and enjoyment for all campers. Specialty Areas include; Arts & Crafts, Target & Outdoor Sports (archery, riflery, hatchet throwing), General Cluster (STEM, Sports & Games, Outdoor Cooking). Certifications a plus for archery and riflery. – $405/week, May 16th – August 13th

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Support Staff

About YMCA of the Rockies

YMCA of the Rockies operates two globally-known conference & family centers that serve more than 250,000 guests annually. Our centers are located on both sides of the continental divide, with YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center being on the eastern slope, and Snow Mountain Ranch being on the western slope. 

Estes Park Center has over 860 acres of mountain terrain for outdoor recreation and relaxation, while Snow Mountain Ranch sits on over 5,100 acres. In the winter, Snow Mountain Ranch is home to one of the largest Nordic ski areas in the country - with over 100 km of trails!

Camp Chief Ouray, established in 1908, has grown to be a premiere overnight camping option for youth from all over the United States and the World. We are committed to developing five core values in everything we do: Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith. CCO is a part of the YMCA of the Rockies, located at Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, CO (elevation of 8,750 feet).

Application Instructions

Visit Camp Chief Ouray's website, campchiefouray.org, click, "Work at Camp", and then press, "Apply to Work". Questions or need help? Contact HR at [email protected]