How We Make Summer Camp Work for Our Family and You Can, Too

Winter break is here – hooray! Schools are out and even college students will be home for a few weeks. We are sure you’ll be busy with parties and presents but its not too soon to be thinking about summer! Sure, this fall you researched camps for your younger kids and probably even dropped a […]

3 Super Perks for Summer Camp Nurses

Nurses are in high demand EVERYWHERE so why not try a few weeks SOMEWHERE new?  Summer camps throughout the US and Canada are hiring summer nurses.  Here are 3 reasons you should give camp nursing a try! 1. Travel – When we said everywhere, we mean everywhere. Camps from the New England coastline to the […]

In the mood for some camp reading this winter?

I recently read a novel, based on friendships that began at summer camp. Like most of you interested in working at camp this summer, a book that references camp gives me good vibes in the middle of the winter. The book is titled, “The Interestings” by Meg Wolitzer, a New York Times best selling author. […]

4 Ways to Prep for the Camp Staffing Surge

After 22 seasons of summer camp staffing experience, we know it’s coming – the camp staffing surge.  Beginning the week after college students return to campus from Christmas break, the waves of summer camp staff applications begin steadily surging in, only to be punctuated with mini-staffing tsunamis following the end of spring breaks around the […]

Holiday Wish List Ideas

Now is the perfect time to put together your holiday wish list….with all things camp!

Here’s a few ideas of what to ask for, or what to give a camp friend this holiday season.

3 Things you didn’t know about summer camp jobs

Summer Camps assist with travel expenses Travel to a new part of the country is a major perk of working at summer camp,  Camps are located not only in some of the most beautiful wilderness and lake setting in the world bit also near cultural and tourist attractions and major cities.  In addition to salary, […]

photo credit Camp Echo Lake

Instant Staff Recruiting Upgrade with Instagram

CampStaff pulls 3 or 4 Instagram images from member camps everyday to feature summer camps and summer camp jobs. To be honest, with many summer camps, it’s pretty tough to find great staff specific images to use.  Don’t get us wrong, you are doing GREAT with camper centric posts.  And we understand not wanting to feature […]

5 Fall Staffing Fixes for your camp website

Create a staff Instagram page and add an icon to your website College aged staff WILL check out your Instagram feed before applying. We pour through CampStaff camp feeds regularly and very few camps feature staff on the main feed – rightly so, since those feeds are designed to recruit CAMPERS. Open a second Instagram […]