Trailside Discovery Camp is an award-winning camp program in Alaska that provides a broad range of outdoor environmental education experiences for students ages 4 to 14 from all economic, social, and cultural backgrounds. We provide summer camps at a variety of locations in Anchorage, Chugiak/Eagle River, and Palmer. We also offer special year-round programming during In-Service Days and other school breaks.


We are seeking enthusiastic, creative, and hardworking individuals to join our team! We offer programs for kids aged 4-14 and are looking for staff passionate about environmental education and outdoor recreation, from science projects and crafts to kayaking; we have a program for you! Applicants must be at least 16 years old.
Housing is available for out-of-state staff who are 18 years or older. Shared housing space in a large home with other TDC staff, and transportation is available.

Summer 2024 Positions

To Apply: Please click here to fill out an application. New applicants will need to create an account. Returning Applicants may use your previous year's login information. If you have any questions or issues with the application process please contact us at [email protected]