Why I Still Choose Camp

I want to share why I decided that camp was still the best fit for me. After another summer, I’m really happy with my choice.

ACA's Summer Jobs at Camp Ads Now Appear on Google for Jobs!

In June, Google launched a major initiative called Google for Jobs to display open positions from various sources to job seekers in the results of a Google search. ACA’s Summer Jobs at Camp service has worked to meet the requirements to ensure jobs posted in our service are displayed on Google for Jobs.  As a result of this increased exposure, the number of job views clicked by job seekers has increased an average of 600% in the first few months! 

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Protect the J-1 Visa Camp Programs

ACA has issued a Legislative Action Alert to take action to protect the J-1 Visa Camp Counselor and Summer Work Travel Programs.  

3 Reasons to Choose a Job at Camp Instead of a Summer Internship

Spring semester is now in full swing; so, if you are a college student, you may already be thinking about what internship position you want to secure for the summer.

But instead of an internship, consider taking on a different kind of summer job – one at camp.

If you are unsure whether that is the right choice for you, here are three reasons you should take a summer job at camp.

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Tackle Your Camp Counselor Job with an Internship Mindset

The young women and men who join us as camp counselors are interested in occupations that range from elementary and high school education to the medical field, the environmental sciences, and more. And as it happens, a camp counselor enjoys experiences that complement many areas of study and the pursuit of a myriad of future career paths.

Camp — The Best Job You'll Ever Have

"Being a camp counselor prepared me for life after college both personally and professionally."

In this video blog, ACA CEO Tom Holland reflects on his personal experience as a camp counselor, and explains the benefits of the job. Camp counselors learn resiliency, teamwork, motivation, and how to have fun on the job! The skills the camp counselors learn not only look great on a resume, they’ll stay with them for life.

Careers in the Camp Community

Few fields combine such a variety of backgrounds and disciplines as the camp field. Management roles in camps, outdoor education centers, or conference/retreat centers require some know-how and background in very technical fields such as human resources, nutrition and health care, food service, facility and business management; it also necessitates the blending of the principles of youth development and social group work, recreation, physical education, psychology, and education.

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