Camp Dates

Month Long Sessions

First Term:
June 11-July 11

Second Term:
July 14-Aug 13

Sanborn Junior

First Term:
June 11-June 25
Second Term:
June 27-July 11
Third Term:
July 14-July 28
Fourth Term:
July 30-Aug 13

Summer Employment Opportunities

Summer 2017

Staff Dates: Wednesday, May 31 - Monday, August 14

Working at Sanborn Western Camps is a challenging and rewarding opportunity. Influencing the lives of children, exploring the varied Colorado backcountry, working with other staff from all around the country and developing your leadership and technical skills are just a few of the many benefits that come from working in the program. The days are full, the energy is high, and the fun is contagious.

Sanborn Western Camps have several types of positions available for qualified men and women. A strong desire to work closely with children is necessary for all of them. All positions are for the full summer season. Click on the links below to read a complete description of each position including responsibilities and benefits.

Deadline for Applications:

We have an open hiring process, with no hard deadline. We will hire until we are fully staffed. If you are interested in joining our staff, please complete and submit your application promptly to be considered for 2017 summer employment. If you have questions, or wish to determine job availability, please call 719-748-3341. Thank you, and we look forward to receiving your application.

Please take a moment to read through the complete job descriptions for the positions available at each camp, then follow the link from the job description page or below to submit your contact information.

Big Spring Ranch
for Boys
High Trails Ranch
for Girls

Other Employment

Counselor Counselor
Assistant Counselor Assistant Counselor
Junior Camp Counselor
Junior Camp Counselor
Wrangler Wrangler
Health Care Provider
Ridge Leader Ridge Leader Cook/Cook's Assistant
Outcamp/Trip Logistics
Outcamp/ Trip Logistics

Kitchen Coordinator/
Kitchen Coordinator/
Waste Manager

Arts and Crafts Coordinator

After you have determined which position matches your interests and qualifications, please follow this link to our online application. Thank you for your interest in joining our team!