Month: June 2012

The Benefits of Counselor in Training and Counselor Assistant Programs

A recent article in the New York Times examined a father’s struggle with his daughter’s choice to fore go a summer internship to spend the summer working at her former summer camp.  Upon first hearing of his daughter’s choice, the father was concerned that the camp counselor experience would not ultimately prove substantial on a… Read more »

Summer Reading at Camp

The hour is upon us, the trunks and bags are already shipped, and the carry-on bags are stuffed so full that they almost don’t zip, but we encourage you to consider packing some summer reading.  Sure camp is action-packed, but there are also a lot of great opportunities throughout the summer for campers to read…. Read more »

Staff Orientation Week

Some campers and parents may wonder what happens up at camp before they arrive.  When do the counselors get there and what do they do to prepare?  All of America’s Finest Summer Camp staff members attend a week long orientation session.  This is a week when counselors learn a lot about themselves, each other, the… Read more »

Mail Call

If your children have ever attended camp, chances are you’ve walked out to your mailbox at some point in the summer to find a letter that goes something like this: Hi Mom and Dad, I passed my swim test.  Yay!  I almost made it all the way to the top of the climbing wall yesterday…. Read more »