This Is A Real Job, These Aren’t Pretend Kids

If you can’t beat them join them. Many camps have found the best way to fight their counselors leaving for an internship is to partner with a local university to create their own. This can bring older more experienced staff back to camp for another summer and get tons of awesome extra work done. Camp directors joke all the time about how we do a little bit of everything and I would be hard pressed to find a college major that couldn’t find an application at camp. Marketers can blog, manage social media, do market research. Engineers can look at systems like the kitchen or opening day. Nurses can be a part of the medical team.

Jack Schott and Laura Kriegel are camp consultants, trainers, and proud millennials. You can find out more about who they are and the camp journey they are on at

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