“Now what do I do?” Oh.Em.Gee. When kids need step-by-step instructions for how to just be, on an ongoing basis.... Are you for real?? Make some choices! Take some risks! Adults can't be around to direct you through your day forever- step out! Ask a peer. Do some critical thinking- what are your options? What would help helpful? Okay.. so... I'm calming down... let me give some context.. On weekends during the Camp off-season, I coordinate teenagers in a leadership program.
As camp staffing is starting, it's been hitting me how much of an influence my early camp jobs had on me (obviously aside from the fact that I went on to become a Camp Owner- duh!) But those early positions as a Camp Counselor, and then Specialist, were some of the most fun, challenging, influential, and rewarding jobs I've ever had. So, I felt like it might be time to post my Top 5 Reasons to work at Camp this summer.... Community Camp folks in general tend to be a special b