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July 5, 2015

The Best Summer Camp in America (7) – The Staff Makes the Camp

This is the seventh article in a series of ten on “Choosing the Best Summer Camp in America.” Why a Great Camp Staff Is Important When choosing your family’s summer camp, consider the camp’s staff.  Most administrators will tell you that having the best facility and equipment is meaningless without an outstanding staff. Good counselors can inspire campers to... Read More

May 3, 2015

The Benefits of Working a Mountain Biking Job at a Summer Camp for Kids

Why Consider Mountain Biking Summer Camp Jobs? Camps are a special place, not only for kids, but also for staff, counselors, and directors. Summer camp brings back some of the best childhood memories, that is why it can be one of the best professional experiences any adult can have. Summer programs allow girls and boys to learn to become... Read More

April 25, 2015

Christian Retreat Centers: A Great Place to Work

Retreat and conference centers on summer camp properties are a great place to work and gain valuable professional experience. One of the most rewarding environments to work in, especially when they are located in a natural setting. Director Positions If you are seasoned and looking for a full time director position, you will need to have experience with: fundraising,... Read More

April 18, 2015

What to Look for in a Sports Camp Staff

1. Directors Must Make Safety a Top Priority Sports camps offer a variety of ways for kids to get plenty of fresh air and exercise, and we all want children to enjoy themselves, but we also want them to be safe. Outdoor activities can be risky, but directors of sports programs can minimize the chance kids will get hurt.... Read More

October 15, 2013

Summer Campers Make the Best Camp Counselors

Most campers have so much fun at summer camp and learn such valuable lessons they want to come back and do it all over as a camp counselor. Although being a counselor is a much different experience than being a camper, the summercamp experience teaches kids and teens alike how to become better leaders, more self confident and self... Read More

June 7, 2013

College Students Gain Important Skills with Summer Camp Jobs

Summer Camp Jobs Help College Students Studying Education Hone Teaching Skills “Being a camp counselor is a 24/7 job, you have to be ready at any moment to be a father, a mentor, a best friend…It is one of the most rewarding ‘jobs’ you will ever have in your life and the memories you have of camp will last... Read More

December 14, 2012

Find the Perfect Short-Term Job Adventure

Camppage, A Great Resource for Short Term Job Adventures! Are you looking for opportunities to work, travel, play, live, learn, help, create, experience and grow? Camppage.com’s summer camp job listings is the place to check out! Work, find your passion and explore. Camppage offers an extensive short-term jobs database and allows you to search by U.S.state, and Canadian province.... Read More

August 20, 2012

Great Backpacking Websites for Hiking and Backpacking Summer Campers and Staff

Hiking and backpacking is an outdoor pastime in many parts of the world. It is a wonderful way to get and experience nature and it’s a lot of fun but it also involves skill. Hiking and backpacking summer camps can educate your child about safety, guidelines and selecting the proper equipment. These backpacking sites can also teach them about... Read More

July 5, 2012

Cool Equestrian Websites for Horseback Riding Campers and Summer Camp Staffers

Horseback riding is a skill that can be developed over time as long as you educate yourself. If you have a child that is attending horseback riding summer camp and want to work with horses in the future these sites can teach them a lot about the equine  industry and what the responsibility of caring for a horse entails.... Read More

June 30, 2012

Best Resources for Sports Summer Camp Equipment: Part 2

More Sports Summer Camp Equipment Resources (continued from Part 1.) Sports camp brings all kinds of memorable experiences and benefits. Kids learn the value of exercise and being outdoors, and they develop confidence and team building skills. Sports summer camp wouldn’t be a sports camp if it didn’t have high quality equipment, though. That’s why we offer a summer... Read More