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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
When you’re a camp counselor, you walk the fine line of doing the job you were hired to do — keep kids safe, healthy, and having fun — and doing it your way. It takes a lot of initiative and self-direction to make it through a camp day. Think... Read More
Monday, August 15, 2011
At camp, do you realize that you’re learning flexibility and adaptability, while also practicing your creativity? Ask yourself these questions before adding to your camp job description on your resume:
How did I adapt to new roles and... Read More
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Everyone has skills and abilities. Some are your unique aptitudes and talents that come to you naturally and easily. Other skills and abilities will be added or improved upon through education, training, and experience.
You will need many... Read More
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Summer sessions are winding down. You've played every game, walked every trail, seen every type of discipline problem, and down time is still the hardest time to keep campers engaged and safe. Down time inevitably means more discipline issues and... Read More
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Camp is an action-packed adventure — so it’s no wonder that campers can become a little tired, moody, or grumpy at the thought of the camp season ending and having to say goodbye to their friends.
Use these 4 tips to help campers beat the... Read More
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Check out this video from the counselors at Tim Horton Camp Kentahten. Tell us why YOU work at camp by posting a comment below. Better yet, make your own video and share it with us!
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Again this week, we look at “apps” you don’t need a cell phone to access at camp! Kim Aycock, MST, shows you how to be flexible this summer with a “Gumby App” — for those times when bad weather, technical difficulties, or longer-than-expected... Read More