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Camp Cowboy Student Director Application

Application Timeline

Applications to be a 2023 Camp Cowboy Director will open on August 15, 2022. To apply, complete the following application. We will abide by the following timeline, unless a change needs to be made:

  • Applications Open: August 15, 2022
  • Directors Info Session: August 31, 2022 @ 6:30pm 
  • Deadline: September 16, 2022
  • Individual Interviews: September 26, 2022 - September 30, 2022 (tentative)
  • Group Interviews: October 12, 2022- October 14, 2022 (tentative)
  • Selection Date: October 17, 2022 (tentative)
  • Directors Training Retreat: Late October-Early November, DATE TBD (tentative)

Directors 2022 Application Info

Check out Director Position Descriptions HERE


Candidates for this position must meet the following requirements:

  • Have served on Camp Staff for at least one summer of Camp Cowboy
  • Enrolled at OSU in Fall 2023
  • Be in good standing with the University

Required Materials

Candidates will need to provide the following materials:

  • List One Staff or Faculty Reference 
    • Provide a Letter of Recommendation from that reference
  • Cover Letter - Outlining their interest in being a Camp Cowboy Director
  • Resume
  • Academic Transcript

Compensation & Benefits

Directors will be compensated starting in the Spring Semester at $8.50 an hour with an expectation that they work 10 hours a week during Spring. During the Summer Directors will be paid $8.50 at 50 hours a week during camp weeks. With taxes deducted from this, Directors can anticipate making roughly $4,000 in their time as Camp Cowboy Directors. 

Directors will also receive a $300 meal plan for the summer as well as summer housing provided through Residential Life. Parking permits may be purchased throughout the summer, but are not guaranteed. 

The Director Application is now closed. Check in next year to apply!

Contact us

Camp Cowboy
211 Student Union
Stillwater, OK 74078

Phone: 405-744-0383  |  Fax: 405-744-2680