The Life of A Camp Director

Part 1: When We’re Not at Camp! We think we have the best job in the world.  We’re camp directors who get to spend our summer months on a beautiful lake where our focus is helping kids connect with one another.  And people love to ask us about what we do.  The number one question […]

Calling all photographers looking for a camp job!

Yes, camps hire multiple staff to take pictures all day long – what a dream job! When we think of camp, most of us think of participating in activities. We may think of climbing mountains, running on a sports field, throwing a pot, choreographing a dance. Well, if this is what you imagine, you are […]

Adventure and Travel in the Summer

Adventure.  Travel.  Community Service.  Campers.  Could all four of these ever be a part of one job?  Yes!  This is exactly what Zeal Adventure and Travel offers campers and trip leaders!  Last summer I spent two weeks on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, leading teenagers from around the world on a summer camp experience focused on adventure, […]

How Far We’ve Come…

It was 1996, and it was the summer between my freshman and sophomore year of college. I was working at a restaurant in Boston called ‘MIracle of Science” (it was just outside of MIT). I hated my job after a few weeks and wanted to be outside, and decided to look for a new job. […]

Camp Counselor: An Internship Like No Other

Summer camp jobs offer a unique experience for college aged adults studying any major. Working with children at camp exposes young adults to solving unpredictable problems, becoming positive role models and working under pressure. There is no doubt that working at camp will be one of the hardest but most rewarding (and FUN!) summers of […]