It's probably no surprise the best camp counselors generally share similar traits. We've learned a lot about what makes up the best camp counselors over the years. When you sign up for summer camp, it's crucial to discuss with the camp director his or her strategies for hiring camp staff, and how he or she determines who to hire and who not to.
A simple question like, "who are your camp counselors?" will go a long way in determining whether you feel comfortable choosing that particular camp.
There are many characteristics that can make a camp counselor effective and successful. Some of the most important characteristics of a good camp counselor include:
In conclusion, when you are deciding which camp to send your child to this year, one of the more crucial parts of your decision-making process should include learning about the camp staff and who the counselors are. Camps with great camp counselors can often be the difference in a great camp experience for kids or an unsatisfactory one.
Summer camps can provide a fun and enriching experience for children and teenagers. From sports and outdoor adventure to the arts and academics, there is a wide range of camps available to suit every interest and ability.
Here are some of the best summer camps to consider:
No matter what type of camp you choose, it's important to do your research and find a camp that is reputable and has a track record of providing a safe and enjoyable experience for campers. Reading reviews and talking to other parents can be a great way to learn more about different camps and find the right one for your child.
But do you want to know the very best way to research camps? Attend the LA Camp Fair events at UCLA and Calabasas on March 11 and 12.
The Camp Fairs are a perfect opportunity for your family to learn about the different types of camps available and meet the camp representatives who run the programs.
You can ask questions about the camps and pick up free brochures and other promotional materials. Attending the camp fair is the best way to arm yourself with all the information you need about choosing the ideal camp this summer.
The Camp Fairs are free. However, you will need tickets to get into the events as they are capacity controlled.
Here is a more information about the LA Camp Fair at UCLA on March 12, including how to get your free tickets.
Here is a link for free tickets and more information about the Calabasas Camp Fair event on March 11.
We are looking forward to seeing you at the Camp Fairs!
Blog posts by Cora Carter of L.A. Summer Camps.com