WORKING AT CAMP IS A REAL JOB!

LEADERSHIP: is learned in a real-life context (not made up or contrived)!  You will likely be supervising between 7-15 others, engaging in decision making, behavior management, and living ethics-all necessary leadership skills for today.

COLLEGE CREDIT/INTERNSHIP:  In most areas, you are able to use camp as an independent study, practicum, or internship experience – ask your advisor or talk to your professor about how the skills you will learn directly relate to your major and will make you a stronger job candidate.

PAYCHECK:  You will get paid to have fun.  Starting salary is $250/week with add ons based on experience, certifications, leadership roles, extra duties, etc.

ROOM AND BOARD:  Will be provided when working at camp.  Housing, meals, and other living expenses are covered which means extra $$ in your pocket at the end of summer.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:  Ongoing professional development sets you up to learn about your job while building a strong team with the people you will be working with and offers support all throughout the summer.

21ST CENTURY SKILLS:  Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Contribution that are critical for success in today’s world are developed and practiced at camp; they are skills and traits that can draw employer’s attention to your resume.

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION:  We write great letters of recommendation because we take the time to get to know you as an individual and see you in action on a daily basis.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES:  With other staff and connections to camp alumni can provide a link to possible internships or future job opportunities in a variety of careers.

DIVERSE AND GLOBAL EXPERIENCE:  Camp provides a global experience without the expense of long-distance travel; it is uncommon for campers and staff to be from a variety of places and cultural perspectives from around the US and world.

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS:  You get to keep any additional training you may acquire (like CPR, first aid, and activity specialist certifications) that may also help you land a job at home or school working in a range of settings.