We’ve just finished our 4th workamping gig since embarking on our full-time adventure almost a year and a half ago. Each experience has been different and we’ve picked up some great new skills and met some incredible people that we are proud to call friends along the way.
We ran the gamut of work experiences. From floor supervisors at Yellowstone, to agricultural workers at the Sugar Beet Harvest to tax professionals at Jackson Hewitt. All that was left was to work in a campground or camping resort to round out our experience.
Workamping At Colorado Heights Camping Resort:
This past summer we worked, played and lived at the Colorado Heights Camping Resort. Located in Monument CO this resort is a family oriented park with something to do for everyone. We pulled in to the park on May 4th, found a spot and settled in for a week before we started working.
- Olympic sized heated swimming pool.
- (2) Hot tub jacuzzis.
- Fully stocked fishing pond.
- Basketball and volleyball courts.
- Miniature golf.
- Horseshoe pits.
- Kids playground.
- Game room with pool table, foosball table and air hockey.
- Clubhouse and recreation hall.
- Country store.
- Adult lounge.
- BBQ pavilion with kitchen.
- Two laundry rooms.
- Restrooms with hot showers.
- Free WiFi.
- Propane fill station.
There is no cost to use any of the amenities with the exception of fishing, propane fill and anything you purchase from the store.
The owner Richard, fills the summer weekends with plenty of fun events and themed weekends. We can’t even begin to describe some of the crazy fun filled events. From a redneck water slide to a scary haunted house to crawfish racing and so much more.
For a small fee campers can eat dinner every Friday and Saturday evening or breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings. There’s also an ice cream social pretty much every weekend.
Regular activities included:
- Dance parties.
- Pool parties.
- Game nights.
- Arts and crafts.
- And much more!
There were some definite perks workamping at Colorado Heights Camping Resort:
- Full use of all the amenities.
- Employees eat free dinners, breakfasts and ice cream (yay!).
- Use of a golf cart.
Colorado Heights Camping Resort – The Job:
Julia worked in the front office taking reservations, checking guests in and out and providing stellar guest experiences. I worked in maintenance escorting guests, making repairs as needed and making sure things ran smoothly during my shift.
The owner was incredibly easy to work for and provided everything we needed to do our jobs.
Things To Do Near Monument:
On our days off we had the pleasure of enjoying some incredible day trips. Hiking at the Palmer Lake Reservoir, A view from the top of Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and the Manitou Cliff Dwellings to name a few. I even took a casual hike up to the top of the Manitou Springs Incline (not recommended for the faint of heart).
We thoroughly enjoyed our time workamping at Colorado Heights Camping Resort. We got to meet some incredible people, enjoy the beauty of Colorado and work, play and live in an incredible environment at Colorado Heights Camping Resort. Would we do it again? Absolutely, in a heartbeat!
If you are a full-time or even part-time traveler who workamps then we highly recommend a summer at Colorado Heights Camping Resort.
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Until next time, we’ll be seeing you… On The Road!