February 10, 2017

14 Cool Reasons To Work At A Summer Camp

Ask anyone who has worked at a summer camp and they’ll tell you it’s an awesome job. To find out if working at a summer camp is the right job for you, you’ll have to try it and find out!

Summer camp concept including kids and fun cartoon drawings with "adventure awaits" text

There are so many cool reasons to work at a summer camp. Summer camps are one of the best summer jobs where you’ll get paid to play. Day to day activities include: hiking, biking, camping, surfing, sailing, zip lining, backpacking, crafting, sports, and all sorts of fun things. When you find the right summer camp for you, every day at work is a blast. It’s starting to sound pretty great, right?

Learn More About Summer Camp Jobs

Did you also know that summer camps are big business? According to the American Camp Association, more than 14,000 day and resident camps exist in the US. This $18 billion industry caters to more than 14 million people who attend camps each year. Camps employ more than 1.5 million people to work in a variety of positions. One of those jobs could be yours. Is it time to pursue a job at a summer camp? Absolutely!

Let’s take a look at 14 cool reasons to work at a summer camp:

  1. Work, Live, And Play In A Cool Environment
  2. Stay Active All Day
  3. Get Paid To Play
  4. Enjoy The Seasonal Lifestyle
  5. Build Your Resume
  6. Make Friends From Around The Globe
  7. Casual Dress Code
  8. Great Office Views
  9. Awesome Clientele
  10. Work Is Always Fun
  11. Experience New Things
  12. Learn New Skills
  13. Make A Difference In A Camper’s Life
  14. Develop Leadership Skills

As you can see there are plenty of cool reasons to work at a summer camp. Stop by JobMonkey.com to find out what summer camp job is right for you. Will you be a camp counselor, lifeguard, food service staff, landscaper, activity staff, nurse, or something else?

Apply For Summer Camp Jobs

Ideally you’re going to want to start applying for summer camp jobs in late winter/early spring. There are already several summer camp employers who are actively hiring people just like you via the JobMonkey JobCenter. Stop by to search and apply for summer camp jobs today.

See Also: So You Want To Work At A Summer Camp

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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