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2020 Summer Backpacking Intern

By April 22, 2020October 27th, 2021No Comments

Summer Backpacking Internship

Interns help plan and lead youth backpacking trips under the direction of The Nature Connection Lead Staff and/or Backpacking Guide. Students will learn essential outdoor skills such as navigation, wilderness camping, backcountry safety and first aid. Interns will help lead team-building challenges and assist in set up / take down of camp daily and preparing food. The interns will also assist with behind the scenes preparation and breakdown of trips. Those with a sense of adventure and enthusiasm encouraged to apply!

Location: The Nature Connection, Hotchkiss HQ

Pathways Opportunity: 2 available internships

Paid Internship: ~$200/trip depending on experience and hours completed

Girls on the Run Middle School Backpacking Trips: June 29-July 2 & July 29-August 2 

Summer Camp Overnights (negotiated w The Nature Connection): July 27-30 & August 3-6

Qualifications: High school student; own transportation to/from Hotchkiss location