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Summer Camp Counselors perform seasonal activities in camps and are responsible for coordinating and supervising children and teenagers. Typical Summer Camp Counselor work duties mentioned on the most successful sample resumes include organizing recreational programs, supervising children during play or other activities, explaining camp rules and making sure they are respected, and taking disciplinary action when necessary. A well-written sample resume for this job highlights leadership, strong interpersonal and communication abilities, enthusiasm, the ability to discipline campers, and attention to details. A high school diploma is the minimum education requirement for the job.

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Summer Camp Counselor

Assisted in the coordination of various summer projects, field trips, and road events for children ages 6-14.

  • Overseeing the safety security of camp participants to reduce the risk of bodily harm or incidents in a variety of situations.
  • Responsible the accurate collection, reconciliation from assigned list, and receipt drafting of monthly fees from parents of camp students usually in excess of 30k.
  • Successfully performed conflict resolution related task between camp participants which prevented further escalation to upper management or possible termination from participation of camp privileges.
  • Provided first aid care for on-site injuries
  • Providing instruction and support for beginning and intermediate swimmers at several swim related functions.
  • Was recognized as "The Hardest Worker" during summer 2013 above twenty five other camp counselors.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Kinesiology
2

Summer Camp Counselor

Assisted the Camp Director to provide leadership and guidance to campers ages 5 & 6 years old and participated in fundraising efforts for camp sponsored trips

  • Escorted and monitored children on field trips to swimming pools, amusement parks, and outdoor recreational parks
  • Counseled children displaying unruly behavior on the importance of respect, kindness, and understanding through positive reinforcement
  • Informed parents of children's behavioral and observed social withdrawal issues
  • Participated with children in activities such as singing, sports, board games, and storytelling
  • Mentored and tutored children on math, reading, and speech
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Computer Networking
3

Summer Camp Counselor

Developed lesson plans for seven and eight year olds

  • Created a behavior management plan for my class
  • Facilitated activities during biweekly field trips
  • Attended weekly team leader meetings
  • Communicated with parents regarding students weekly progress
  • Implemented fitness awareness through the use of various activities designed to improve children's health
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Elementary Education Candidate
4

Coach/teacher/summer Camp Counselor

Coached and taught students gymnastics for ages the ranged from 18 months to 17 years old. Helping children learn new skills and work on learned skills to continue with their progress for higher levels.

  • Summer Camp counselor for the same ages. Planned and implemented activities for the children that were cared for throughout the day. Activates included arts and crafts, skill building, outside sports, and monitored free time.
  • Scheduled and ran private Birthday parties for the gym during the hours that the gym was not open for team or lessons.
  • Greeted children and parents, talked with parents about child progress on skills learned during lessons.
  • Answered phones and returned calls, collected money for classes while helping keep up with office records.
  • In charge of custodial duties for the entire facility.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Nursing
5

Summer Camp Counselor

Participated in the daily operations of day camp.

  • Planned and assisted in the planning of daily activities for 36 children ages 8-9 years old.
  • Maintained positive attitude and working relationship with other staff in my group.
  • Performed emergency first aid tasks.
  • Actively engaged in activities with campers.
  • Helped maintain an environment that was safe and fun for campers.
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Health Science
6

Summer Camp Counselor

Interacted with developmentally disabled adults toward enrichment of daily activities.

  • Designed, planned and implemented activities for developmentally disabled adults.
  • Assisted with kitchen duties, including meal preparation for 80+ people, ordered food and supplies, and planned menus.
  • Worked closely with professional staff to ensure that the individual needs of each camper were met to their satisfaction.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Chemistry
7

Summer Camp Counselor

Performed and encouraged weekly spirit day activities to promote extracurricular activities

  • Managed class of 25 students and provided support to students regarding academic, social and emotional issues
  • Communicated with parents regarding program policies and periodic updates on their child
  • Developed and executed programs that promoted creativity and growth within the community
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Informatics
8

Summer Camp Counselor

Provided leadership and guidance as a positive role model to 40-60 campers

  • Gave advice to campers on decisions in school and in their home
  • Maintained order and ensured safety and well-being of each camper
  • Created and managed camp programs and activities
  • Managed Problematic situations and answered questions and concerns of parents
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Computer Science
9

Summer Camp Counselor

Designed and planned camp activities for children, implementing a daily schedule

  • Directed and supervised children in activities
  • Lead classes in kayaking, canoeing, candle making, archery, swimming, arts and crafts, hiking, outdoor cooking, and outdoor/teambuilding games
  • Became instructed in CPR and emergency safety procedures
  • Wrote letters to parents informing them of their children's progress
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Political Science & Biology
10

Summer Camp Counselor

Provide supervision of children 6-12 years of age during summer months

  • Organized and implemented daily activities specifically with engaging children in physical activity
  • Supervised a group of fifteen children on a daily basis
  • Responsible for leadership during Head Counselor absence
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Web Design And Interactive Media

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