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Youth Summer Internship – Applications Due April 22


APPLICATION is DUE Monday, April 22, 2019  (online or paper version available)

The Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA) and Guidestone are each hiring a high school camp intern (current sophomores – seniors)!  There is a position with each organization, requiring availability on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 6 weeks in June and July.   You may apply for one or both organizations, but can only be hired by one.

JOB TITLE:  Summer Camp Intern

CLASSIFICATION:  Contract, 8 hours/day, 8:45 to 4:15 pm

+ 30 min on your own time to prepare for a session activity (i.e. plan a team building game)


Both Camps are a 6 week series meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays = $1,040


  • Required Training:   June 6,

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Chaffee County to Focus on Recreation in Balance

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Executive Summary – Exploration of GARNA infolding Chaffee Green

DRAFT 1-14-19

Summary: Incorporating Chaffee Green as a Sustainability Program within the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA)

A series of meetings was held between 2 members of GARNA’s Board of Directors, GARNA’s Executive Director and four members of the Chaffee Green leadership team to explore the possibility of folding Chaffee Green into the GARNA organization.  The recommendations from those meetings have been summarized in a detailed Letter of Intent, following the McKinsey 7s Framework for Organizational Effectiveness. An executive summary of that effort is provided here, and a copy of the full Letter of Intent is available upon request.

How does this help Chaffee Green?

501c3 status. Establishing a new non-profit requires a tremendous amount of time and energy. Without non-profit status, Chaffee Green will be unable to solicit tax-deductible donations and many grants.

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GARNA Offers Thanks for 2018 Support

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GARNA Director featured in Gunnison Country Times

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