Have fun! Be adventurous and active! Earn money! Gain job experience and build your résumé!
Be a Guide-In-Training for CFI’s Explorer Base Camp this summer. Earn $100/week and join two CFI Guides as we lead kids in 5th -8th grades through a 4-day, 3-night camp in the La Sal Mountains with a day of rafting the Colorado River ‘Daily’ stretch. The position is designed for teens interested in becoming professional guides or outdoor educators. This experience is useful for anyone who wants to practice leadership skills and gain job experience. Apply today! Download the application below.
The Guide In Training will learn and practice:
- Leadership and safety skills
- Outdoor education techniques
- River rafting skills
- Mountain and desert ecology and natural history
- Basic trip logistics
- Camping and outdoor skills
Requirements and Application Process:
Teens must be entering 10th-12th grades. Complete Guide-In-Training Application and return to CFI Office or Grand County High School Main Office. We prefer applicants who can work both sessions but will consider applicants for single sessions.
Session I – July 8 – 11
Session II – July 15 – 18
Weekly Training/Work Schedule:
|Monday||Afternoon||Meet with CFI CoordinatorTraining & expectations
Help pack for the trip
|Tuesday||8am||Campers arriveTravel to La Sals, set up camp at Warner Lake, games, hike, dinner & night activity|
|Wednesday & Thursday||All day||Hikes, activities, games, meals, camp chores, etc.|
|Friday||Morning3:30pm5-6pm||Pack up camp, travel to the Colorado River & raft the ‘Daily’Return to CFI, start clean/unpack
Staff finish cleaning & debrief