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Trailside Discovery Camp Positions


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 16 from all economic, social, and cultural backgrounds. We provide summer camps at a variety of locations in Anchorage and Palmer. We also offer special winter and spring programs during school breaks. We are currently hiring multiple positions for Summer 2021.


Trailside Instructors

Trailside Discovery Camp is seeking enthusiastic, creative, and hardworking individuals to join our summer staff 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 18 years old. Staff training begins May 17-21, and Camp runs May 24 - August 13. Pay is $12-$15 DOE

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

If staff training dates occur during finals, we will have alternative options for staff training prior to camp starting.


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Program Managers

Want to be a part of educating our future?! Trailside Discovery Camp is hiring Program Managers for the 2021 season! Program Managers work directly with the Camp Director to provide high-quality education experiences to all Trailside Campers and oversee day-to-day camp operations.

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


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Jobs at The Alaska Center



Social media Organizer

The Social Media Organizer is responsible for assessing, sustaining and growing The Alaska Center/Edfund’s social media accounts by managing, creating, and posting original and curated content that uplifts and amplifies our mission/vision. This a part-time position that could lead to full-time employment.

To Apply: Please send your resume and a cover letter describing your interest in this position to [email protected]. Questions are welcome.  Position open until filled. 

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