Elevate: 4-Month Gap Semester

Looking to take time off before, during, or after college? Come to the Rockies to grow personally and professionally while adventuring!

Sponsoring YMCA

Estes Park Center YMCA


Estes Park, CO 80511-9500

Camp Information

YMCA of the Rockies
2515 Tunnel Road
Estes Park, CO 80511

Camp Description

Graced by the awe-inspiring mountains, elk, deer and other wildlife and adjacent to Rocky Mountain National Park, YMCA of the Rockies’ Estes Park Center offers a wholesome, spiritual environment where families, friends and groups will be inspired by Nature and grow closer together.

Job Description

Our ELEVATE Program will provide young people (ages 18-22) with a variety of experiences designed to build confidence and to provide life skills training. The three components of this program are employment experiences in the hospitality industry (rotating through the Housekeeping and Food Service departments), outdoor adventures, and meaningful community service.


Must be between 18-22 years old.

Essential Functions

With the ELEVATE Program, you’re not just working; you’re part of a cause. With a shared commitment to improving health and well-being in the community and supporting our neighbors, your contributions through ELEVATE provide you the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. We are a community with an everyday mission to helping you achieve a balance of spirit, mind and body. We do that through both structured and free-time opportunities to enjoy the multitude of recreational activities available in our stunning Rocky Mountain locale. Learn more about what ELEVATE can offer you, our location, and how to apply. Start your journey towards a meaningful and enriching experience with the Y.

Room and board provided


How to Apply

Apply Online

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