Summer Guiding Program

 Interested in joinin​g our Guide Staff?

​Basic Requirements​​ ​Hiring Process
​​1. 20 years old by start of summer
2. 2 years of ministry experience (post high school) -- does not have to be Young Life experience.
3. Make a 2 summer commitment, including spring training dates and one week of trail training.
4. Understand that it is a volunteer position.
5. Understand that guiding requires a basic level of fitness and ability to run a minimum of 2 miles and 5 miles (timed) at the culmination of our spring training.

​1. Guide Applications and References are due by November 1st.

2. We start interviewing shortly after applications are received.

3. All hiring decisions are made by mid-December.

4. Training begins in the spring (two trainings- one in late February, one in early April; exact dates still TBD)

  • Guide Applicati​on for summer 2020 (APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED)
  • Ministry Reference Form for summer 2020 (you must submit two for your application to be considered complete)
  • Employment Reference Form for summer 2020 (you must submit one for your application to be considered complete)

The hiring process begins in October. All interested guide candidates must fill out the above forms or call the winter office at 719-867-3622. 
Contact Us

Wilderness Ranch
420 N. Cascade Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903

CALL US: 719-867-3622

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