Mt. Adventures Camp Counselor

Date:  May 3, 2024

Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2024


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first-time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.


With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.


Hiring for our seasonal positions occurs on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until June 15th or until the positions are filled (whichever is first).


Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons 
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans


Job Summary:

Reporting to the Kids Day Camp Manager, the Mt. Adventure’s Counselor is responsible for planning and facilitating weekly day camp activities. These activities encompass a range of outdoor adventures such as climbing, hiking, biking, archery, disc golf, paddle boarding, ropes course, and more. As a brand representative, the counselor is expected to uphold the company's standards with integrity and promote the best interests of Crested Butte.


Job Specifications:

  • Outlet:  Mt. Adventrures Camp
  • Expected Pay Range: $22.00 - $23.76 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time and Part Time
  • Skill Level: Entry


Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and lead day camp activities, ensuring a fun and safe experience for children ages 7-14.
  • Transport children from Camp CB to activity locations.
  • Maintain a high level of organization, with thorough planning and flexibility to adapt as needed.
  • Demonstrated physical fitness and stamina to actively participate in outdoor activities such as climbing, hiking, biking, and other adventure pursuits.
  • Exhibit self-motivation and initiative, taking on responsibilities without constant supervision.
  • Foster teamwork and collaboration, both within the day camp team and with other resort departments.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with campers, parents, and colleagues.
  • Maintain a positive and can-do attitude, contributing to a supportive and uplifting camp environment.


Job Requirements:

  • A genuine passion for working with children in outdoor settings
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to plan ahead and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Self-motivation and independence in carrying out assigned tasks
  • Excellent teamwork abilities, fostering collaboration within the camp team and across departments
  • A positive attitude and an eagerness to contribute to a positive camp environment
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • CPR and First Aid certification


The expected pay range is $22.00 - $23.76. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID  500343
Reference Date: 02/20/2024 
Job Code Function:  

Nearest Major Market: Colorado