Opportunity Details

Low-income communities

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:13+

Thorne Nature Experience Summer Camp Teaching Assistant and Volunteers

Thorne Nature Experience is a non-profit organization that is committed to building Earth stewardship by providing youth with joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences that foster an emotional connection to nature.

Thorne Summer Camp has been connecting youth to nature since 1957! Thorne offers day camps in Boulder and Lafayette for youth ages 3-15. Thorne’s outdoor “Camp Experiences” inspire exploration in nature and offer just the right mix of fun and hands-on learning with a focus on themes like survival skills, nature art, wild nature play, and more. Our camp believes that everyone should be able to experience the joy of nature and provides full scholarships to 25% of our campers. Join us in getting youth outside and connecting to the wild landscapes of Colorado! 

We are currently hiring for the following positions: Summer Camp Field Assistant Intern, Summer Camp Teaching Assistant, and Summer Camp Preschool Assistant Teacher at all locations. 

Thorne is the camp for you if you:

  • Are inspired by our mission 
  • Enjoy engaging with children through outdoor exploration
  • Love nature and working outside
  • Thrive in a role as a mentor
  • Are excited about working at a trailblazing non-profit that is progressive, collaborative, and supported by a nature loving team
  • Care about equity and diversity 

Full position descriptions are on Thorne's website. Please complete our online Volunteer and Intern Application to get started at Thorne!


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