Summer Teen Guide Training

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Pay: 100 per camp
  • Note: For teens entering 10th-12th grades

Canyonland Field Institute’s Guide in training program is designed for high school students interested in outdoor education and guiding. As a GIT, you can develop your skills in leadership, communication and group management. Under the guidance of an experienced educator, guides in training might lead activities, hikes, or aspects of a CFI summer camp.

Guides in Training can list this job on their resume, receive letters of recommendation for college, or other jobs, as well as list their mentor as a reference. GITs are paid $100 upon completion of a session of summer camp, and may apply for as many sessions as they want to.


Apply to be a Guide in Training for summer 2021!



  • Advanced leadership and group management skills
  • Outdoor education skills
  • Resume and marketable skills building
  • Public speaking skills
  • Positive growth in teamwork and communication
  • Heightened risk management and safety skills