Youth Pathways

2019 Summer Opportunities for 14-18 year olds

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What are summer Youth Pathways?

Youth Pathways are jobs, internships, community service, and other leadership and professional development opportunities for local youth.

    • Rockies Rock Junior Counselors: Inspire younger Leadvillians and help them cultivate a love of outdoor adventure while assisting with Leadville’s most fun summer camp, Rockies Rock! Training: June 11th-13th; Session 1: June 17th-27th; Session 2: July 1st-11th (no camp on July 4th); Session 3: July 15th-25th; Session 4: July 29th-Aug 8th; Ages 16+; Pay ~$11/hour or can earn academic credit for LCHS; ~36 hours/week (M-Th).
    • SENDA Field Tech Internship with Colorado Mountain College: Work alongside CMC Natural Resource Management Field Institute professionals as a field tech intern. May 28 – June 30, 2019; approx. 20 hours/week (~2 days/week) for 4 weeks; $750 stipend; Eligibility: Must have completed Environmental Science or Wilderness Experience Class at LCHS with a grade of C or better.
    • Cloud City Farm Internship: Assist with C4 farm operations this growing season & learn about gardening, management, and fresh food entrepreneurship! June 3 – Oct. 5; 20 hours/week; $300 Stipend/month; Ages 15+
    • Rocky Mountain Youth Corps: Get paid (and/or earn academic credit) to work and camp in the outdoors on trail and stewardship projects with the Cloud City Wheelers and on Mt Elbert! Great hands-on professional experience and leadership development. Work one or all hitches. Hitch 1: June 24th- June 28th, July 1st – July 5th; Hitch 2: July 8th-12th, July 15th- July 19th;  Hitch 3: August 5-16 (camping BOTH weeks). Ages 14-17; $710 stipend

How do I apply or learn more about these opportunities?

Click here to apply. If you need assistance or computer and internet access, please contact us to set up an appointment in our office. Contact Cisco Tharp at 719-293-0445 or . Se habla español. Or, come by and see us in Pitts Elementary, room 14, and use the 5th Street Entrance shared with the District Office. 328 W. 5th St, Leadville.