Minimum Age: 21 years of age, preferably college junior
Terms of Employment: The “Expo” Coordinator is hired for 12 weeks, unless contracted otherwise
Salary: $4,800-, plus lodging, meals, travel reimbursement, and end-of-summer bonus ($500)
Time Off: Approximately one night each week, plus three days between sessions
Number Hired: Two
Responsibilities: The Expedition Coordinators are responsible for planning menus and packing food and equipment for all expedition trips leaving camp. Expedition staff pack food following prescribed menu guidelines and equipment includes standard camping gear (packs, stoves, fuel, cooking utensils, tents, etc.) as well as specialized equipment (bicycles, canoes, life jackets, paddles, etc.) We offer a wide variety of trips for all age levels (7-17).
The Expo Coordinators also keep a running inventory of food and supplies, coordinates food needs with the central kitchen, and prepares orders. He/she must be able to lift heavy boxes overhead, read inventory sheets, make mathematical conversions, and work independently. Expo Coordinators will be required to have current First Aid, CPR, and Food Safety Certifications.
Expedition Coordinator is a very time-consuming job and does not include going on trips or working directly with campers. It involves working alone much of the time, although Assistant Counselors and “gophers” are available to help when necessary. CSC is a wilderness-oriented camp, so most days will involve trips departing or returning. On a typical departure day, three to four groups of 8-11 people each will be leaving camp.
About Colvig Silver Camps
Colvig Silver Camps is a family owned, coed, residential summer camp. Our philosophy is environmentally oriented and non-competitive, and our choice based format is designed to develop self-esteem, leadership skills, responsibility, and teamwork. We believe that the challenges of outdoor education, fun, and adventure provide some of the best opportunities to achieve this goal.