Colorado Lions Camp

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Mailing Address:
PO BOX 9043, Woodland Park, CO 80866

 

Physical Address:
28541 HWY 67N

Woodland Park, CO 80863

 

(719) 687-2087 - FAX: (719) 687-7435

coloradolionscamp@msn.com

The Colorado Lions Camp is a 501 (c) 3  non-profit organization.  The program is also licensed through the Department of Human Services Offices of Early Childhood. Our program will be accredited by the American Camping Association by the fall of 2019.  The  camp operates under a special use permit from the USDA Forest Service, Pike National Forest.

"Thank you for helping me go to your camp.  Every year I am so excited when we get to the month of June and I will go back to camp.  It is so much fun doing the high ropes course, roasting marshmallows, and seeing my old friends.  Camp is my favorite thing to do!"

- Eli D. (Colorado Springs)

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summer Employment 

Spend your summer working in the mountains of the beautiful Pike National Forest at the Colorado Lions Camp, while making a difference in the lives of those with special needs. We are currently seeking exceptional individuals who possess strong leadership skills, who have a desire to help others, are team oriented and love to have fun in the outdoors. Join our team for a summer experience of a lifetime!

Quality staff

Each summer, the Colorado Lions Camp employs up to 30 staff and volunteers to care for the campers personal and medical care needs. On site camp staff includes: Executive Director, Camp Director, Executive Assistant, Program Director, Registered Nurses, Camp Counselors (age 18+), Counselors-In-Training (age 15-17), Activity Specialists (Arts & Crafts, Sports & Nature, Music & Drama), Food Service, Maintenance, Housekeeping and numerous volunteers. Registered nurses provide routine medical care and administer medications. In addition, we have an on-call physician readily available to assist. 

CLC staff and volunteers are required to complete an intensive 50+ hour training geared towards camper care, medical & emergency procedures, behavior management, risk management, programming and CPR/First Aid certifications. In addition, all staff and volunteers are required to complete FBI and CBI background checks prior to interacting with campers. By maintaining a low camper-to-staff ratio of 4:1 or better, campers receive top quality care and support with their daily needs. 

To further the mission of the camp, through the planning and delivery of program activities and events.  Design and deliver program activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities.  Assist in the management of the overall camp operation at the direction of the Camp Director.

 

Current Opening

Program Director
21 or older

Training & experience in Music, Fine Arts, Drama. Ability to teach creative skills in fine arts related areas. A genuine interest in working with children and adults with special needs.

 

Current Opening

  Music/Fine Arts/Drama Specialist

Responsible for planning, organizing and the execution of arts & crafts program for all age groups. Responsible for teaching and leading arts and crafts projects at camp. A genuine interest in working with children and adults with special needs. 

 

Current Opening
Arts & Crafts Specialist

Training & experience in sports, games & leading nature activities.  Some of these games will include, but are not limited to:  adaptive sports, basketball, softball, volleyball, bocce, disc golf, mini golf & archery. 

Individual with practical experience in teaching sports, games & nature activities to special populations preferred but not required.

 

Current Opening
Sports & Games/Nature Specialist 

The Lead Counselor is responsible for overseeing all issues related to Cabin Life. The Lead Counselor Supervisor works as part of the Leadership team with the Program Specialist/Program Director and Camp Director. He/she is accountable for camper wellness, safety, adjustment, welfare and growth while at camp. In general, the job consists of handling all immediate issues related to camp life which do not require the direct attention of the Camp Director. Must be 21 years of age.

 

Current Opening
Lead Counselor

(Male and Female) 

The purpose of the Counselor is to work with fellow counselors to directly supervise all assigned campers, being available to assist them as they learn and grow while providing a safe, nurturing environment where campers are allowed to develop and reach their fullest potential.

 

Current Opening
Camp Counselor 

(Male and Female) 18 or older

The purpose of the CIT is to assist fellow counselors to directly supervise all assigned campers, being available to assist them as they learn and grow while providing a safe, nurturing environment where campers are allowed to develop and reach their fullest potential.

Counselor-in-Training CIT 
(2 Male and 2 Female) Age: 15-17

Other Openings
Food Service Assistant
Dishwasher

Employment Applications

Are you interested in applying for a summer camp position? Please complete the following steps: 

 

1. Collect Employment application & three references

2. Fill out application

3..Email application to camp director

 

If you have any questions please contact the office. 

Erin Newport: enewport@coloradolionscamp.org

Camp Phone:
(719) 687-2087