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Great Wolf Lodge Management Development Program


A family vacation destination unlike any other, Great Wolf Lodge features an indoor water park that’s open all year round, a wide variety of engaging attractions and events on dry land, dining options to please every palate, and more, all under one roof. Families visit our resorts to create unforgettable memories together, and our top-notch hospitality and services keep them coming back again and again. 

With 19 different Great Wolf Lodge locations and big plans to expand to new areas, there is no shortage of opportunities to explore your interests, expand your skills, take your entertainment and hospitality career to the next level, and even have a bit of fun in our Management Development Program.

About the Program

This two-year program allows participants to complete 3-4 rotations for 6-8 months each in a wide variety of hospitality disciplines, providing exposure to all facets of Great Wolf Lodge’s operations and the chance to learn new skills and discover your true passions and interests.


Program Highlights

  • Cross-functional rotations in many areas: Guest Services, Food & Beverage, Housekeeping, Retail & Attractions, Sales, New Lodge Openings
  • In-person and virtual trainings in leadership, finance, and business skills
  • Frequent mentoring, evaluation, and constructive feedback 
  • Exposure to senior business leaders and executives
  • Network building across all Great Wolf Lodge locations and lines of business
  • Placement in a key leadership role upon successful program completion

Our Mission

At Great Wolf Lodge, we aren’t defined by our passion for fun and commitment to families alone. Beyond our water parks, characters, and development of unique activities designed to bring families closer together, we are the heartbeat behind a higher purpose. We’re an ever-growing group of dreamers who never grew up. We are dedicated to creating leaders in the industry who serve that higher purpose of bringing joy to families. And we’ll do it faster than anyone else. We are a mosaic of personalities, support, and friendly faces across 19 different lodges all driven by one great goal — great because when you love what you do, you never work a day in your life. So, let’s have some fun.