Outdoor Education Instructor Positions

Spring & Fall Seasons

Seasonal Full-Time Outdoor Education Instructors needed for our spring (April-May) and/or fall (August-November) outdoor education seasons. Instructors deliver residential, 3-5 day outdoor science education programs, primarily serving 5th and 6th grade students. All of our classes are experiential with a focus on critical thinking, science, and environmental stewardship. Instructors are responsible for leading and educating groups of 12 – 15 students throughout the week, facilitating large group activities, and running night programs.

Instructors will be directly responsible for ensuring that attending schools’ and campers’ educational outcomes are met.

Join a team that is committed to providing excellent experiential education in the Rocky Mountains.

Contact Jared with questions or APPLY HERE.

General Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in staff training covering program planning, curriculum, and teaching
  • Facilitate high-quality, standards-based outdoor education classes in geology, water ecology, animal biology, forest ecology, survival, orienteering and nature hikes
  • Facilitate challenge course activities including zip line, high ropes, and team building for students and adults
  • Ensure safety in all activities and classes for the students and adults under your charge
  • Facilitate night activities, special events, and speakers as needed
  • Work with teachers to provide the best possible experience for students
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • A passion for working with students and making a difference through education! 
  • Able to work irregular hours and days/nights in order to meet group needs
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and have a positive attitude
  • Capability to live and work positively with other staff members
  • Comfortable being 40 feet in the air on challenge course
  • Able to lift up to 30 pounds and hike up to 7 miles
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) 
  • Experience in teaching and leading outdoor environmental education programs and/or classroom instruction (preferred)
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications (preferred)

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Live, work, explore, and recreate in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Innovative company focused on improving outdoor education programming
  • Professional development in outdoor education leadership and classroom teaching
  • Competitive salary  
  • Room and Board (all meals provided)