California Day Camps Compensation

Starting Rates

Our day camps are scattered throughout the Bay area – from Mill Valley to Cupertino to Oakland. As a certified B Corp, we base our starting instructor pay on the living wage in the area!

Starting hourly rates:



Instructors with the following Avid4 Training Completion: Survival Skills, Mountain Biking, Flatwater Paddling


Instructors with the following Avid4 Training Completion: Rock Climbing, Moving Water


Aftercare Supervisor


Assistant Camp Director


Camp Director


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Staff Perks

  • Affordable medical insurance plans available for our seasonal staff
  • Industry pro deals for gear discounts to keep your adventures going all year with top companies like Outdoor Research, Smartwool, Big Agnes, Kelty, Scarpa, La Sportiva, Yakima, Chacos, Smith, etc .
  • Public transportation reimbursement to/from work
  • Referral program! Refer your friends and you can win airline tickets and cool gear
  • Free access to our gear (bikes, SUPs, kayaks) during non-camp hours
  • Professional development opportunities throughout the summer
  • Affinity groups to support our LGBTQA+ and BIPOC communities.
  • Camp discounts for your family