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Counselors Make the Camp!

Join the Junior Leader team at Camp Rocky

Junior leaders (JLs) are volunteer staff members who are passionate about resource conservation and creating a fun and engaging camp environment. Our facility is truly a hidden gem in the Colorado Mountains, surrounded by examples of all of Colorado's natural landscapes with great access to hiking, fields and courts for all types of sports and traditional camp games, and a fantastic kitchen team who keep us well fed.

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The Junior Leader Role

Junior Leaders participate as a member of the staff team, while still getting to participate in the educational and recreational components that make Camp what it is. 

  • Plan and lead games, activities, and camp traditions

  • Supervise a cabin of 6-8 campers

  • Support instructors in natural resource groups

  • Ensure the health and safety of participants by working closely with the leadership team.

  • Serve as a positive role model, embodying the principles of servant leadership

Junior Leader

The best part of being a Junior Leader is getting to come back to Camp! Besides a week in the high Rockies, your time as a Junior Leader will include:

  • Food & lodging

  • Leadership experience that looks great on a resume

  • Professional connections with staff and instructors who are always happy to help you pursue future career or academic endeavors, whether that means making connections, providing letters of reference, or helping talk through your future plans

  • A weekly stipend of $350 to help cover travel and other expenses

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