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Expedition Coordinator

Company: Colvig Silver Camps

Job Type: Contract

Job Description

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.

Minimum Age: 21 years of age, preferably college junior

Terms of Employment: The “Expo” Coordinator is hired for 12 weeks, unless contracted otherwise. 2023 dates of employment run from 5/14/23 to 8/14/23

Salary: $4,500-, plus lodging, meals, travel allowance ($100), and end-of-summer bonus ($500)

Time Off: Approximately one period of time off each week, three days between sessions, and two twenty-hour breaks throughout the summer. 

Number Hired: Two

Availability:  Available until filled.

How to Apply

Please fill out an application by clicking on '2023 Staff Application'. Once we receive an application, we will reach out as soon as possible. Thank you!
Posted on: October 31, 2022
Job Type: Contract
Job Starting Date:
May 14, 2023
Application Closing Date:
April 23, 2024
Job Salary Range:
5100.00 to 5500.00
Preferred/Required Degree Level: Not Specified
Job Activity(ies): Backpacking
Population(s) Served: Youth - K-12
Job Category(ies): Seasonal Program
Region(s): Southwest US