Colvig Silver Camps is seeking qualified, enthusiastic staff for this coming summer! Positions include Head Counselors, Assistant Counselors, Program Coordinators, Pathfinding Instructors, Expedition Coordinator, Climbing Instructor, Arts & Crafts Coordinator, Wrangler, Assistant Wrangler, Activity Specialists, Chef/Cook, Nanny, and Nurse. If interested, please read below for more detailed descriptions of the camp and specific jobs, and then contact us for an application packet.
Colvig Silver Camps is a coed, residential summer camp located near Durango, CO. If offers a strong mix of traditional camp programs and wilderness trips to campers 7-17 years old. The camp's philosophy is environmentally oriented and non-competitive, and its choice-based format is designed to develop self-esteem, leadership skills, responsibility, and teamwork. Above all, campers and staff members should expect a summer of fun and adventure. All employees of Colvig Silver Camps must be CPR and First Aid certified, have experience working with children and a strong desire to learn new skills. Summer employment includes room, board, laundry and training. The summer season is nine weeks of fun in the sun and clean air of the San Juan Mountains of southwestern CO. Learn and develop valuable skills working with children and other staff members.
Summer Employment Dates: May 29th - August 14th (Staff Training: May 29th - June 11th)
Head Counselor: $3,500 for 10 weeks Assistant Counselors: $3,300 for 10 weeks Pathfinding Instructors: $4,500 for 11 weeks Head Wrangler: $4,500 for 12 weeks Assistant Wrangler: $3,800 for 12 weeks Expedition Coordinator(s): $4,500 for 12 weeks Photographer: $3,400 for 11 weeks Arts and Crafts Coordinator: $3,700 for 11 weeks Climbing Instructor: $3,700 for 11 weeks Activity Specialist: $3,500 for 11 weeks
*All compensation includes lodging, meals, travel allowance ($100), and an end-of-summer bonus ($500).