Meet Our Team

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Clay Colvig,
Owner & Executive Director

Clay has directed Colvig Silver Camps since 1998. He grew up at CSC as a camper, and later as a Counselor and Administrator. Free time was spent studying at Colorado College, the University of Colorado and traveling in Europe. After a few enjoyable years in the architecture industry, he chose to return to Durango to lead the family vision into the next millennium. When not in the office, Clay enjoys playing guitar, building things with his son, Conor, (Legos are still a favorite), and riding, skiing, and hiking the trails of CSC.

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Cassidy Colvig,
Owner & Site Manager

Cassidy grew up as a camper at CSC. He joined the seasonal staff from 1993 to 1996 as an Assistant and Head Counselor. After working at CSC for a few summers, Cassidy entered into the construction field with tools learned from his Uncle Jim. He returned to live in the Red Creek Valley in 2008, started his own remodeling company in Durango, and in the fall of 2011 joined the CSC Administration staff as the Site Manager. In his spare time Cassidy enjoys spending time with his family, wife, Monica, and daughter, Cruz, as well as skiing and traveling.

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Tyler Dixon,
Camp Director

Tyler joined the CSC family in the summer of 2008, working as a Head Counselor in both Outpost and Spruce, and returning the summer of 2009 as Pathfinding Instructor. He is currently serving as Camp Director at CSC. Tyler graduated from the University of Missouri in 2009 with a degree in Business Administration. He brings with him both business expertise and experience working with children in wilderness settings. Tyler enjoys spending time with family, playing or listening to music, and rooting for his hometown team, the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Meredith Arms,
Office Manager

Meredith grew up as a camper at CSC. She started in Homestead in 1982 continued on to Saddle, Outpost and Pathfinding. She graduated from TCU with a B.A. in History and went on to work for the Consulate General of Israel and then traveled extensively as a Buyer for Pier 1 Imports. After having children, she took a break from the corporate world to focus on her family and give back to her community. She has spent the last few years involved in volunteer work focused on multiculturalism and bringing people together. Never having lost her love for the outdoors, she introduced CSC to her own kids and started spending more and more time in Durango. She and her husband John moved their four kids to Durango full time in May 2020. When Meredith isn’t working at her “favorite place on earth” she loves to hike and spend time with family and friends.

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Truman McGee,
Program Director

Truman joined the CSC community in 2018 as a Head Counselor for Silver Spruce and returned in 2019 as Outpost Coordinator. He made the move to the Red Creek Valley in the fall of 2021 to take up the mantle of Program Director. Truman grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and graduated with a degree in Environmental Studies and a minor in Outdoor Education from Earlham College in 2017. Truman’s main interest as Program Director is to ensure that our campers and seasonal staff have impactful, positive, and sustainable summers. In his off-time, Truman enjoys backpacking, powerlifting, cooking, eating pizza and hanging out with his partner Izzy and their dog Pudda.