THRIVE: 4-Month Gap Semester (Women-Only)

Are you looking to build self-confidence and find your inner strength? Join us in Colorado and learn what it means to truly thrive!

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

TheTHRIVEprogram will provide young women (ages 18-22) with a variety of experiences designed to develop and support a positive self-image, foster a space of community, support and encouragement, and increase confidence and strength found in a diverse group of women. Additionally, THRIVE will provide employment experiences in the hospitality industry (rotating through the housekeeping and food service departments in our resort).


Must be betweeen 18-22 years old.

Essential Functions

THRIVEis group-focused where participants will live and learn as part of an intentional, close-knit community. Participants will develop strong bonds of friendship and fellowship. The components of the program are:

  • Seasonal employment experiences in the hospitality industry (rotating through Food Service and Housekeeping)
  • Opportunities to attend training sessions on topics of interest (which may include CPR, WFA, self-defense, etc.)
  • A week-long retreat to allow for deeper reflection and relationship building with other participants
  • Opportunities (both scheduled and informal) to explore our beautiful natural setting and nearby Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Opportunities to continue working at YMCA of the Rockies for up to 4 additional months as seasonal, or pursue a full-time opening with us

Room and board provided


How to Apply

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