ESTES PARK LT DETAILS

ESTES PARK LT DATES

  • May 22, 2017 to August 12, 2017  

ESTES PARK LT COSTS

  • $650, plus application fee
  • Learn more about available discounts and cost on the "Finances" page  

ESTES PARK LT APPLICATION DEADLINES

  • Early Bird Application ($25): Now - February 15
  • Standard Application ($50): February 16 - March 15
  • Late Application ($75): March 16 - April 15
  • Please Note: Your application fee rate is applied based on the day of payment (not the date your application began).  

YMCA OF THE ROCKIES - ESTES PARK

The YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park is located adjacent to the Rocky Mountain National Park on the western edge of Estes Park. The camp is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and has hundreds of miles of trails you can tackle alone or with friends. The views are amazing and the air refreshes mind, body and spirit. 

  • To learn more about the YMCA of the Rockies, click here

AROUND THE AREA

Estes Park LT takes place at the YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park. People from around the world come to Estes Park, to enjoy world-class hiking, climbing, fishing, sightseeing, wildlife watching, galleries, and unique shopping. With Rocky Mountain National Park out the back door, there’s something in Estes Park for everyone.

  • To learn more about Estes Park, CO, click here
  • To learn more about Rocky Mountain National Park, click here


DIVERSE WORK ENVIRONMENT

The YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park is a coveted summer work experience for people all around the world (more than 50 countries may be represented)! You’ll gain a broader understanding of people from different backgrounds and worldviews


UNIQUE OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES

You'll have lots time to build strong relationships as you work, eat, and live with many of the same people throughout the summer. The natural setting of the program provides many chances to get away and experience God's creation with other people. The relationships and setting lead to many unique opportunities for talking about spiritual subjects. 


EMPLOYMENT

All Estes Park LT participants must be employed by the YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park. Acceptance into the Estes Park LT program does not guarantee employment at the YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park. Check the "Employment at the YMCA" page for more details on how to apply for a job at the YMCA. 


HOUSING

Because everyone participating in the Estes Park LT program is required to work for the YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park, all participants will be living in housing supplied by the YMCA. These facilities are generally dorm-like units, housing multiple people per room. 


TRANSPORTATION

Transportation to Estes Park LT is up to the participant. Most of the campuses participating will help with arranging carpools to the program. Participants are welcome to arrange their own transportation. While having access to your own vehicle at Estes Park LT is a plus, it is not necessary. With your housing, jobs, and program activities all happening at the YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park, it is easy to go the summer without a car. 


GENERAL GUIDELINES

Estes Park LT participants are expected to be a good testimony for Christ all summer on the job, in our housing, during free time and at program events. Full participation in all LT events is required.