Tag: camp jobs

10 Reasons Working as a Camp Counselor This Past Summer Was the Most Awesome Job Decision You Ever Made…

1.) 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 sweet bonus. 2.) Saying, “My friend who lives in Australia…” or “My friend who lives in Arizona…” sounds a lot cooler (and more worldly) than, “My friend who works… 자세히보기 »

Campsick Camp Staff

Summer camp staff who thought they were just heading off for a summer job a couple of months ago are surprised to find that transitioning from camp life back to “real” life requires a bit of adjustment.  Two months doesn’t seem very long in the context of real life.  Most people in real life get… 자세히보기 »

Eagerly Awaiting the Arrival of Campers!

In just a few short days, campers will arrive at each of America’s Finest Summer Camps in droves.  But summer camp campuses all over the country have already been populated by someone else for the past several days: staff.  Working with children 24/7 requires more preparation than simply showing up ready to work and being… 자세히보기 »

Camp Internships

The guest blog this week was originally featured on the Camp Starlight blog on April 27, 2013.  We’ve decided to re-post it because if you’ve been considering a summer working at camp, whether as an intern or not, it’s not too late.  Some of America’s Finest Summer Camps are still hiring!  If you’re interested in… 자세히보기 »

5 Tips for First Time Counselors

You’ve accepted the position and completed the paperwork.  It’s official!  You’re about to spend your first summer as a camp counselor.  Naturally, a lot of people experience a few nerves in the days leading up to camp.  After all, even when you’re a grown adult, leaving behind your family and friends to spend the summer… 자세히보기 »

Camp through the Eyes of a Program Director

I’m the camp’s Program Director.  I have a very unique job at camp as the person responsible for overseeing the daily scheduling of the camp’s daily activities.  Even though it’s not one of the traditional camp jobs that comes to mind when people imagine working at a summer camp, it’s a crucial one.  I like… 자세히보기 »

The Backbone of the Laurel Camps…Our Counselors

The guest blog this week comes from the Laurel camps.  If you’ve ever wondered what fuels a camp, read no further than this article. Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner says that being a summer camp counselor was the most valuable job he ever had. What a coincidence! Our counselors may be the most valuable part… 자세히보기 »

Camp through the Eyes of an Athletic Director

Hi, I’m the camp Athletic Director! I love my role at camp because in the course of a day, I come into contact with virtually everyone at camp at some point.  I started out at camp as a sports head.  I loved keeping my individual area organized—working with the campers and my staff and maintaining… 자세히보기 »

Camp Mom

Recently, we posted a blog how the staff who watch over children at summer camp.  To further expand on that point, our guest blog this week is from Lindsay at Camp Starlight regarding one of the essential members of not only Starlight’s staff but many other camps a well…The Camp Mom. One of the most… 자세히보기 »

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… 자세히보기 »