February 16, 2014

Summer Camp Counselor Jobs

In this blog post, we’re shining the spotlight on summer camp counselors. This is one of the coolest jobs around and we think you’re going to like it.

Did you ever go to summer camp when you were a kid? How much fun did you have? Most kids absolutely love summer camp and who can blame them! It’s all about having fun.

If you’re looking for a summer job and you enjoy working with kids, then you need to be a summer camp counselor. Working as a summer camp counselor is an awesome, seasonal gig. Did you know that millions of kids go to camp each summer? They attend thousands of camps across the US. Every one of those camps needs hard working camp counselors like you.

Kids of all ages come from all over the country and the world to have fun, learn, and explore. They choose a summer camp ┬ábecause each one has a different focus – water sports, nature, athletics, outdoors, camping, religion, games, nature, arts and crafts, and tons of other things. What type of camp do you want to work at?

Working as a summer camp counselor is a rewarding way to earn a paycheck. All you have to do is supervise a bunch of kids! Every day is totally different because children are totally unpredictable. To be successful as a summer camp counselor, you’ll need to be a role model and a leader.

Pay ranges from a few hundred bucks a week to several thousand dollars for a full summer. Most camp counselors have limited costs while working. Be sure to research this info when you are applying for summer camp jobs.

If working as a summer camp counselor sounds fun to you, it’s important to choose a camp with a focus that matches your interests. Once you find a summer camp counselor gig you like, it’s easy to get hooked. If being a summer camp counselor isn’t quite the right job for you, there are bunches of other cool summer camp jobs that might interest you more.

Learn more about being a summer camp counselor on JobMonkey. If you’re ready to apply for the job, head over to the job board. There are lots of summer camp job options to apply for. Apply to today!

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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