Avid4 Adventure
  • Day Camp - CO
  • Boulder, CO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time (Seasonal)


Avid4 Adventure, #3 on Outside Magazine's 2017 Best Places to Work, is hiring Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard instructors for our summer day camps in Colorado.  As an instructor, you have the amazing responsibility of inspiring kids (ages 7-12 years old) to lead active outdoor lifestyles. You will become part of a team of outdoor professionals who receive support and mentorship from our camp leaders, grow their teaching skills, and enjoy a community of peers who live the values our camps teach.  

The ideal candidates are detail oriented, highly organized, and ready for action. Just as important, being an Avid4 Adventure Day Camp Instructor means being ready to inspire youth to live an active, outdoor lifestyle and have a summer full of fun!

Are you concerned about your commute to/from camp? We reimburse for all public transportation fares to and from work!

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide age and developmentally- appropriate instruction in kayaking, SUPing, Leave No Trace principles, and team building.
  • Co-lead climbing activities off-site
  • Drive campers in 15 passenger van and trailer. (Van driving training will be provided).
  • Serve as a role model for campers in appropriate behavior, language, attitudes, and activities.
  • Adhere to all of the policies and procedures of the American Camp Association.
  • Other duties as requested by the Camp Director.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum age to apply is 19 years old
  • Minimum 2+ years of significant personal or teaching experience with kayaking and/or SUPing on moving water.
  • Experience leading youth and a passion for working with kids.
  • Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is highly preferred, Community/Basic First Aid & CPR is required 
  • Valid Driver's License is highly preferred


  • We reimburse for all public transportation fares to and from work.
  • Hourly rate is paid semi-monthly and varies based on certifications and experience.  View compensation table here.

Typical Camp Schedule: 

  • 39.25 hours/week, Monday - Friday.



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