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Camp cowboy


Staff Information

Mission & Goals Statement

The tradition of Camp Cowboy is to introduce and engage incoming students with their peers, and upperclassmen mentors to provide an experience full of fun, friendship, and tradition that will in-turn create a more meaningful and impactful collegiate experience at OSU.
By attending Camp Cowboy, participants will:

  • Learn elements of University resources, history, traditions, and ethics that is the core of the Cowboy family.
  • Foster relationships with peers in hopes of building a sense of belonging.
  • Understand who they are, and the role they play in our campus community.
  • Invest in their community and serve something bigger than themselves.
  • Gain cultural competence by embracing personal experiences through fellowship with others & mentorship by current OSU students.


Camp Cowboy: Stillwater Position Descriptions

Camp Cowboy Staff application timeline December through February


Stillwater FAQ's



Camp Cowboy: Quest Position Descriptions

Quest Counselor Responsibilities/Requirements:

  • Assist Director of Outdoor Experience in day to day responsibilities including
    • Coordinating quest program details
    • Managing social media
    • Facilitating small group reflections
    • Directing large group activities
  • Paid Position working 5 hours a week in Spring 2024 semester and 40 hours in Summer 2024
  • Partner regularly with Outdoor Adventure staff
  • Remain in good academic and conduct standing with OSU
  • Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student for the Spring 2024 and Fall 2024 semesters

Apply HERE

Applications due Friday, Feb. 9, 2024

Quest FAQ's


Applications will close at 11:59 PM on Friday, Feb. 9. If you have any additional questions about being on Camp Cowboy staff please email