Staff Fall TO-DO on CAMPSTAFF

Ok, so you’ve been back on campus (or the job or your world tour, whatever) for a few weeks now. Its time to start thinking about camp. To get you going, start with the tips below…

5 Tips for Negotiating a Last Minute Summer Camp Job

Photo Credit The Unpolished Barn It’s the eleventh hour of the summer camp hiring cycle…job seekers are needed, sometimes desperately.  Once you’ve connected with your amazing camp job through CampStaff.com, what’s next? Here are our tips for negotiating the best compensation package possible. Don’t focus on Salary.  Here’s a little bit of a harsh truth.  […]

June is the BEST time to land a camp job

Photo Credit Lourdes Camp, NY Camps are cranking up for the summer season. Southern camps are in session with the rest of the country soon to follow. A few things happen to camp staffing directors this time of year…and you can use these to your advantage in finding a job! As camp directors, the three […]

Have Your Best Summer NOW!

Photo Credit Camp Starlight, PA Look, there are many great resources on how summer camp builds 21st century job skills  and how summer camp jobs are great on resumes and if that’s what you are looking for then you are already way ahead of the game and have probably found the ideal summer camp job.  For […]

5 Shoes You’ll Want at Summer Camp

At camp, we are on our feet literally all day; often on rugged and uneven terrains, and in a variety of weather conditions. Help your staff prepare for your terrain by recommending the right foot wear for them. When counselors arrive at camp unprepared, it starts the job off on the wrong foot (pun intended!). […]

photo credit Iroquois Springs Camp

A Day in the Life of a Camp Nurse

photo credit Iroquois Springs Camp Let us help you imagine what a typical day as a camp nurse may be like. You wake up to the sound of birds outside your window and fresh air on your face. You hear the distant giggle of children as they take an early morning swim in the gorgeous […]

Camp conference season is coming!

You probably already know that summer camp is a year-round process for your camp directors and full-time support staff. It takes ten full months to make those magical two months happen every summer. But what you may not know is that you can also get involved in the “off-season” starting with on-going training and networking […]