Why Take A Summer Camp Job?

Why work at camp?

First, working at camp is a “Real Job.” Working as a camp staff can offer leadership skills, trainings and certifications (like CPR and Trauma-Informed Care), or even receive college credit.

Check them all out in the linked handout from the American Camp Association below.

Next, being employed as camp staff cultivates skills that employers look for. Check out the skills you can boast to potential employers in the ACA handouts below:

skills camp staff gain from working at a camp
translating your experience to your resume

Finally, working at camp is fun, unique, and allows you to make a positive impact on campers’ lives.