Why work at camp?
The American Camp Association website explains:
Does this describe you or someone you know?
You love the outdoors. You love hiking and biking and sailing. And – your good friend says you’re great with kids.
If you relate to this, then there’s the perfect place waiting for you: summer camp. Over half a million college students will find their way from their campus to camp this summer to fill openings at camps across the United States.
Imagine a job where almost anything is possible!
Camp jobs offer invaluable skill-building, leadership, training, and enrichment opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else!
Regardless of your college major, camp experiences allow you to learn and develop
skills that will enhance your job marketability.
The benefits go far beyond a paycheck, too. Business executives often note that
experience as a camp counselor translates into excellent management and
- Live, play, and work in the great outdoors
- Go on active adventures
- Experience other parts of the country
- Make new friends – even from other countries
- Bank more money than you think – with few expenses
- Become a child’s hero
- Learn Leadership skills