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Camp Directors work in the recreation industry and are in charge of managing camp activities. Some of their duties are designing camp programs, financial management, promoting the facility, recruiting and training staff, and overseeing daily operations in the camp. Qualifications listed on most Camp Director resumes are leadership, excellent organizational skills, communication and interpersonal skills, computer competencies and familiarity with office and maintenance equipment. Those seeking to work as Camp Directors should be able to display a degree in a relevant field in their resumes (youth development, counseling, etc.)

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Camp Director

Identified safety hazards and unsafe practices by investigating accidents and near-accidents in camp rooms and outside field area

  • Prepared accident reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends
  • Implemented and lead daily schedule of activities discussed in morning meetings prior to start of day
  • Directly reported and interacted with parents in discussing child's assessment
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Earth And Environmental Sciences
2

Camp Director

Responsible for furthering the mission of [company name] through the development and management of human resources, finances, marketing, and day-to-day operations. Oversee the financial management and fund development operations to allow for adequate annual funding and to meet long-term financial goals. Implement human resource management practices to recruit and retain seasonal and year-round staff. Manage property development and maintenance needs to ensure stewardship of current resources and identification of future needs.

  • Developed and implemented advertising that resulted in a 15% increase in camp attendance resulting in increased revenues of $15,000.
  • Developed and standardized operational procedures based on the ADDIE Model which saved $12,000 through increased efficiency.
  • Implemented evaluation process that allowed the camp staff to identify and correct structural problems eliminating long-term financial risks.
  • Developed and monitored an operational budget of $85,000 ensuring expenditures stayed within budget guidelines.
  • Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate seasonal and year-round staff of 25.
  • Responsible for assessing property and maintenance needs for $11,500,000 in company assets.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Management
3

Assistant Summer Camp Director

Planned and ran staff orientation for 45 employees. Served as a role model for campers and staff to help guide their life experience. Worked with staff and parents to address challenges arose in the camp community.

  • Guided staff to be professional with their teaching style
  • Implemented 10 new programs through planning and evaluation reviews
  • Fostered a safe and fun environment for 500 campers
  • Planned, coordinate, implement and evaluate marketing events and communication strategies with parents and campers.
  • Represent camp at regional professional development conferences which increased the awareness of the organization and recognized the success of the programs.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Physical Education
4

Summer Camp Director/ Site Coordintor

Promoted from Group Leader to Site Coordinator after the first year by showing strong leadership
skills.

  • Managed up to 15 staff members and up to 80 children. Responsible for scheduling, evaluating and supervising employees.
  • Designed, coordinated and programmed themes and activities for children in a before and after school setting and 12 week day camp.
  • Implemented given budget for food and activities.
  • Coordinated off site trips to various locations while ensuring the fun and safety of all participants.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Park And Recreation Administration
5

Assistant Camp Director

On a small team responsible for successful facilitation and delivery of camp programming for 2014

  • Processed applications, conducted interviews and hired 50 staff members
  • Planned and prepared for all aspects of summer camp logistics and programming
  • Designed and facilitated 16 day staff training
  • Directly supervised day camp, elementary female camper units, camp health care and inclusion (special needs) program
  • Daily oversaw summer camp operations, camper and staff well-being and all logistics
  • Weekly was "administrator on duty, " responsible for all happenings of camp and various administrative duties daily
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Feminist Studies
6

Summer Camp Director

  • Organized, implemented, and directed the planning of social, recreational, and curricular programs for summer camp activities. Provided participants with a rewarding and engaging experience. Participant rate of return was greater than 90%.
  • Recruited, hired, trained and terminated over 60 Camp Counselors. Ensured customer focus was greatest priority.
  • Monitored and reported financial revenues which increased revenues significantly by 73% annually.
Candidate Info
57
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Assistant Summer Camp Director

Oversaw daily operations of summer camp attended weekly by approximately 60 children ages 7 to 14, and directed staff of 7 counselors and 8 Counselors in Training

  • Communicated with parents regarding camper registration, behavioral issues, and general questions and concerns regarding the camp program
  • Handled technical aspects of camp program such as organizing paperwork, communicating with catering company, and organizing offsite trips of approximately 10 campers, 1 counselor, and 1 counselor in training
  • Planned and coordinated Counselor and Training program, holding weekly meetings consisting of team building exercises and discussions of personal and professional values gained from working at camp.
  • Supervised counselors and counselors in training, providing guidance regarding best practices, behavioral issues, and logistics of daily program
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
History
MA
History
8

Assistant Camp Director

Developed and organized educational curriculum for children enrolled in summer camp

  • Supervised 60 children and 16 staff persons
  • Planned and implemented educational activities and field trips throughout the summer
  • Communicated and interacted with parents and school aged children on daily basis
  • Sustained a monetary account balance in reference to children's weekly attendance
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Sociology
9

Camp Director

Managed the operations of a remote backcountry camp at the world's largest youth reservation

  • Lead a team of 5 in everyday job activities providing outstanding custom service
  • Established new program for all participants to partake in and recognized in customer surveys
  • Maintained a continual awareness of the health, safety, welfare, and enjoyment of participants
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Business
10

Camp Director

Developed a summer day camp program consistent with the needs and interests of the community.

  • Extensive planning, organization and decision making.
  • Recruited, interviewed, and hired camp counselors as well as effectively supervised coached and mentored camp counselors.
  • Developed effective written program plans, scheduled the programs, which included games, arts and crafts, character building, reading program and special events.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job

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