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