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Field Guiding

Winter Orientation Dates: January 9 – 20

ROLLING ADMISSIONS THROUGH DECEMBER 12

$1000 HIRING STIPEND AND $300 TRAVEL STIPEND

Field Guiding at Open Sky

INSPIRE. CONNECT. GROW.

Inspired by the power of wilderness to transform lives? Turn that passion into purpose and become an Open Sky field guide. Field guides spend each day and night outside, supporting the program experience for our students. They serve as teachers, mentors, and healthy role models. Our field guides encompass a diverse range of individuals who are enthusiastic about the outdoors and have a sincere interest in the growth and development of our students.

Field Guiding Employment Details

• Applicant Profile
• Standard Job Requirements
• Orientation 
• Education & Development 
• Work Schedule 
• Life in the Field
• Compensation
• Employee Perks and Discounts
• Living in the Durango Area

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What's it like to be a field guide?

Waking with the sunrise and sleeping under the stars. Mentoring young people in the fire of self-discovery. Embracing the power of wilderness to teach and heal. Inspiring. Connecting. Growing. There’s a lot that makes field guiding at Open Sky unique and special work. Here, Open Sky field staff share what inspired them to become field guides and why they love what they do.

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What Students and Parents Are Saying

Field Guiding Blogs

Winter Orientation Dates: January 9 – 20

ROLLING ADMISSIONS THROUGH DECEMBER 12

$1000 HIRING STIPEND AND $300 TRAVEL STIPEND