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Interested in becoming a camp counselor but unsure about how this

Interested in becoming a camp counselor but unsure about how this


Are you interested in becoming a camp counselor, but unsure about how this unique kind of work experience will contribute to your overall career trajectory?

Interested in becoming a camp counselor, but unsure about how this kind of work will

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Being able to put “Provided excellent care and fun for several hundred children” or “helped children improve athletic skills” on your resume is a pretty ...

Gratitude for Camp: Reflections by a Keystone Camp Counselor


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Campers and counselors learn about kindness, patience and community as they share time, space and triumphs with their cabinmates and friends. Camp provides ...

5 Tips for First Time Counselors

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Experiences at camp summer after summer brought remarkable transformations to my life. Over the years I learned to trust others, build relationships, ...

Ellie from the How to Survive Summer Camp has wrote this article to help you understand what the first week of camp is like.

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Volunteer as a Counselor at PCHC

Looking back at my first summer at Camp Laurel I fondly and vividly remember getting off the bus to loads and loads of cheering campers and counselors.

Bre'Shaun Hutcherson, a second grader from Global Preparatory Academy, poses for a

We are thrilled to be welcoming Courtney back as our camp photographer for her second summer at Camp Starlight! Read below to see some of her favorite ...

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Everyone that arrives at summer camp leaves with a profoundly changed outlook on life. Like many camp counselors, I expected to learn a lot from the ...

Many have asked about the qualities we look for in a staff member. Here's a good list (but not a complete one!)

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summer from all over the world. I feel closer to some of them than I do to people I've known for years. I never imagined that I could grow so close to ...

Summer camp is a great place to meet like-minded people and have some fun, but here are a few words of advice when it comes to relationships at camp:

My name is Tiana Cole and I will be serving as the Cookout Coordinator this summer. I loved being a camp counselor last year, and I am very excited to ...

Why Camp Counselors Make Great Leaders ...

2) My Co-Counselors

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Our summer camp counselors regularly admit that they would not miss this one week opportunity every year. They enjoy helping the campers, ...

The vision for Refreshed Family Camp is clear: Give every foster and adoptive family a “win” together.


10 GIFS to Share With Your Camp Friends

Learn about the camp. Presumably, you learned at least a little bit about the camp prior to accepting a job there. But now that you're actually going to be ...

Richie Holben and Julia Rhoad are now excited to be Akron Children's Diabetes Camp counselors after being campers their whole childhood.

Kelsi: The first time around I heard about camp from someone who I was going to college with and she had brought it up as one of the best experiences of her ...

Camp Laurel is the ultimate place to let loose, be comfortable and be yourself. All summer long, campers are rocking face paint, transforming into super ...

'…the price of love…' | News, Sports, Jobs - Times Observer

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TIME FOR A CAMP REVIVAL: The Return of Nature Camps and the Support for Those That Never Went Away


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Appreciation at Camp Starlight

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Meeting a member of our NST will help you get your profile ready for camps to have a look through. That'll help make sure you get hired!

Work has involved more office duties, including chasing the staff for their forms (if you are reading this and you are one of those staff members with ...

3 Counselor Hunt Variations for ANY Camp | Games | Camping activities, Hunt games, Camping

If you think you've got what it takes to work at Summer Camp in America as a Camp Counselor, then apply today!

Los Angeles Summer Camp. Why Canyon Creek

But at camp, it's very important to be in the moment and be present with the campers. It's how you'll best appreciate the camp counselor experience as well.

But, there are a lot of “non-counselor” positions at camp. If you're interested in working at summer camp but don't really think the ...

Camp is one of the great positive experiences that can truly alter the course of ones' life. Campers and counselors are exposed to new ideas, activities and ...

My name is Emily Bush and I'm so excited to be the Resource Coordinator this summer. I had such a wonderful time at camp last year as a counselor and ...

Counselor Priscilla Suh meets with her campers after their classes Tuesday, June 13. Counselors

We have hundreds of staff helping at the fair, so if you are ever unsure of anything, all you need to do is find someone in a CA t-shirt and we'll help you ...

Guest Blog by Esther Thomas, Camp Counselor

Cow camp counselor Ellie Wantland helps 4-H members during a clipping workshop.

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The positions

Oppo spent his first summer at Gold Arrow Camp in 2015 working as a Sailing Activity Counselor where he lived in a cabin with the oldest boys in camp.


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Thank you for your interest in working at Camp Ollin. Join our team of dedicated staff to making each camper's experience positive, memorable, and fun.

The Luker Family

From Everyone at Camp Kippewa

The Mission of The Phoebe Needles Center


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Volunteer with UCLA UniCamp this Summer! Make a difference by being a camp counselor.

... to make sure they shower, distract them when they're homesick, check they have friends… the list is endless! It's a tough job, but someone has to do it!

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Counselor, Middle School


Stay as cool as you can

A significant number of our counselors are campers who just can't get enough of Camp Starlight. Some of our veteran camp counselors and staff members ...

Ensuring Your Child's Safety at Overnight Summer Camp

There are so many things that make being a camp counsellor the most incredible job I have ever had. From the lifelong friendships and bonds that I have made ...

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Benefits of Being a Camp Counselor

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Campers and counselors play volleyball at USC's Camp Kesem in the San Bernardino Mountains, where participants are children whose families have been ...

All Hokie Camp counselors pose for a picture in front of the pylons.

Although students are typically placed in camp counselor positions, there are many different types of roles at summer camp, and summer camp recruiters are ...

Are you a role model with enthusiasm, dedication and interest in child development? Then you are the key to positive experiences for each camper at Camp ...

Summer Camps 2019

Third, do your homework. Job hunting is not a one size fits all endeavor. You need to know and understand not only what you are looking for, but what the ...

Gold Arrow Camp - California Summer Camp and Traditional Sleepaway Camps for Children - Camp Life

This is a demanding job and you should expect to work very hard, but it is also very rewarding. You need to give it your all—but in return, you will change ...

This summer I will be in a new role — Bryn Mawr division leader, overseeing the oldest girls' cabins. But besides the awesome roles I have played and will ...

In order to talk about the benefits of working at a summer camp, we must start by debunking some myths people believe about the job.

Joe's first introduction to the YMCA occurred when he was young and joined a family friend's son at Camp Elliott. He learned to swim at camp and has ...