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Avid4 Adventure company profile

Adventure Day Camp Instructor

Job Location

Denver, CO, United States

Job Description

Avid4 Adventure, voted on Outside Magazine's Best Places to Work list for multiple years in a row, is hiring instructors for our summer day camp in the Denver area. We empower school-aged children to choose active, outdoor lifestyles.  Instructors are the cornerstone of our team, providing support, mentorship, and instruction to our campers with enthusiasm and passion.  

If you love kids and enjoy being outside, we want to talk to you! Our training week will provide you with the hard and soft skills you need to succeed in this position.

We are seeking instructors that can:
Live Fun
Live Environmentally Connected
Live Truth
Live Smart(er)
Live Gratitude
Live Empowered
Live Balanced
Live Community

The CORE Responsibilities of an Instructor:
Happy Campers
- Provide age and developmentally- appropriate instruction in mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, SUPing, Leave No Trace principles, and team building
- Co-lead an activity group of up to 13 campers through outdoor adventures
- Serve as a role model and guide campers in appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities

Stellar Programs
- Co-lead activities on or off-site (dependent on camper age group and program)
- Organize and participate in camp programming, ranging from outdoor sports to camp games and rituals

Passionate Staff
- Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs
- Be a member of a dynamic staff team and take an active role in the evaluation of campers, programs, and staff

Important Dates:
- Training starts in mid-May. Camp programs run through mid-August.
- Work week: Monday - Friday, about 40 hours/week

- Rates start at $14.77/hour. Please visit our website for our full compensation rubric, including hourly rates and experience additives at
- Public transportation reimbursement to/from camp
- Free access to Avid4 gear during non-camp hours

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:
- Minimum 19 years of age and a sincere passion for working with kids
- First Aid and CPR prior to the start of camp (Staff with Wilderness First Aid or higher do receive additional compensation)
- Personal experience in at least one of our core sports: mountain biking, rock climbing, paddling or hiking.
- Staff that are 21+ years of age will be required to drive 15 passenger vans with trailers (stellar training will be provided).

How To Apply

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Contact Information

Contact Mindy Yeager
Staffing Director
Avid4 Adventure
PO Box 287
Boulder, CO, United States 80306
Phone 720-249-2412


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