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Camp Counselors supervise and guide children taking part in residential summer camp activities. Typical duties listed on a Camp Counselor resume include organizing activities, ensuring children safety, offering emotional support, greeting new campers, and implementing camp rules. The ideal candidate should demonstrate supervisory skills, experience working with children, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, attention to safety, and a positive attitude. No formal education is required for this role, and employers accept resume displaying just a high school diploma.

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Camp Counselor

  • Administered to more than 400 kids ranging from 7 years old to 16 years old
  • Communicated, encouraged, and supported kids which resulted in receiving the male camp counselor of the year award
  • Collaborated and lived life with 12 other camp counselors for a period of 2 months where we motivated, pushed each other, and helped one another to excel which resulted in the best camp experience for the kids
  • Handled different sets of 10 kids each week for 8 weeks along with 2 or 3 camp counselors to maintain child safety and inspire kids to have fun
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Social Work
2

Camp Counselor

A paid position, that began as volunteer counselor-in-training.

  • Small group instruction of various outdoor, cooking and wilderness survival skills.
  • Monitored scouts' attendance and performance toward merit badge requirements; awarded merit badges.
  • Instructed 5 sessions per day, with up to 20 participants, over the course of the summer.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Environmental Analysis
3

Camp Counselor

  • Provided supervision and direction of activities and programs for more than 22 children daily
  • Prepared and read devotionals to children in assigned dorm daily
  • Prepared and served snacks and meals in the cafeteria and snack bars daily
  • Handled more than $50 in cash at the camp gift shop and snack bar daily
Candidate Info
47
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
4

Camp Counselor

  • Coordinated daily activities for 80 third and fourth grade campers over an eight-week program.
  • Encouraged a positive camper experience through group bonding activities and by creating interactive
  • Communicated frequently with parents of campers and answered all related questions.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
5

Senior Aftercare Camp Counselor

  • Planned developmentally appropriate activities for children ages 6-12.
  • Supervised large group recreational activities including games and team building skills.
  • Implemented daily schedule.
  • Responsible for all accident/incident reports which were completed in accordance to YMCA policy.
  • Directly communicated with parents on a regular basis concerning their child's behavior relating to the YMCA
  • Responsible for the health and well-being of all children in assigned group.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education
6

Head Camp Counselor

  • Lead and implemented original daily activities for upwards of 60 children
  • Demonstrated a consistent level of productivity as well as an energetic personality
  • Formed relationships through daily communications with parents and co-workers
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Sport Management
Marketing Research
7

Camp Counselor

  • Supervised 30+ children at any given time.
  • Build healthy relationships with and mentor children grade 6th through 7th
  • Assist the camp teachers on staff in operating and executing the daily activities on the schedule.
  • Coordinated and facilitated cultural programs for the children throughout the summer.
  • Teach and tutor the children through the educational programs, activities and projects.
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
National Honor
BS
Sociology
8

Camp Counselor

Held multiple positions ranging from Counselor in Training to Field Trip Assistant to Activity Leader to Group Leader

  • Gained valuable experience in leadership, teamwork, and in multitasking
  • Supervised up to 35 children at a time
  • Led many different activities and theme weeks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Products such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Programming Experience with Java, SPSS
  • Conversational in Spanish
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Economics
English And Spanish
9

Lead Camp Counselor

  • Led groups of 25+ campers.
  • Collaborated with a team of peers to implement safe and exciting group activities for weekly camps.
  • Provided supervision for campers from ages 13-16 and incoming college freshmen.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
10

Camp Counselor

  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues and administrators.
  • Monitored students for destructive or unhealthy behavior and reported concerns to directors.
  • Engaged in activities with children
  • Providing a fun & Safe environment
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
2
months
at this job

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