Top Summer Camp Counselor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Summer Camp Counselor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Summer Camp Counselor resumes they appeared on. For example, 29.0% of Summer Camp Counselor resumes contained Daily Activities as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Summer Camp Counselor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Summer Camp Counselor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Daily Activities

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Here's how Daily Activities is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Implemented directions from camp director, Participated in daily activities, Took responsibility and charge of campers overnight
  • Provided total care for individuals with disabilities including planning and implementing daily activities for leisure and entertainment
  • Participate and encourage positive participation of all children in daily activities and events.
  • Provided supervision and daily activities for youths enrolled in Summer Recreation Program.
  • Supervised children and facilitated them through camp daily activities and procedures.
  • Utilized and created opportunities for character development throughout daily activities.
  • Organized daily activities to help students explore creativity and movement.
  • Supervised and enhanced children's experiences during daily activities.
  • Facilitate age-appropriate daily activities and routines for youth participants.
  • Chaperoned and coordinated fun daily activities for campers.
  • Led kids through daily activities and encouraged their creativity
  • Implement character development traits in daily activities.
  • Communicated with parents regarding various daily activities.
  • Arranged daily activities for elementary school-aged children.
  • Supervised children during their daily activities
  • Created and supervised daily activities.
  • Planned daily activities such as fields trips, sports, arts and crafts, cooking and much more for camp hours.
  • Supervised groups of young children throughout their daily activities and field trips on and off property during their stay at camp.
  • Coordinated and conducted daily activities based on weekly themes; supervised indoor, outdoor, and water-play for 3- to 5-year-olds.
  • Orchestrate daily activities that build character and skills, enrich and enhance friendships, and ensure a positive learning environment.

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2. Child Care

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Here's how Child Care is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Provide child care and educational goals with recreational activities and provide supportive and nurturing interactions and instruction to children.
  • Provided child care at a local summer camp, while leading/participated in games and maintained an organized activity schedule throughout day.
  • Prepare materials for use in parent education and child care programs and assist with the clean up after each program.
  • Provided child care during summer camp for school age children: games/ activities, field trip assistance, etc.
  • Served as a camp counselor and staffed before- and after-school child care program during the summer and winter breaks.
  • Managed assigned students, taught various crafts and physical education activities, and provided child care.
  • Provided all-day child care to children during summer camp while working with others to maintain satisfaction.
  • Provide child care, light cleaning, along with front office assistance handling registration operations.
  • Provided child care, created lesson plans, managed tight schedules and communicated with parents.
  • Provided child care and leadership while helping in the classrooms, lunchroom, and gym.
  • Assist supervisory staff in enforcing the policies and practices of the child care facility.
  • Worked as a team member to provide all-day child care to children ages 4-13.
  • Provided activities and attended field trips with children in the child care.
  • Provided child care to the summer camp, including different daily activities.
  • Provide direct child care and customer service to parents Skills:.
  • Served as child care counselor for before and after school program.
  • Assist with Field trips, Activity planning, Late child care
  • Provided child care supervision for various age groups of children
  • Entertain and supervise children within the child care center.
  • Check children in and out of child care center.

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3. Summer Camps

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Here's how Summer Camps is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Assist disable children w/their participation in summer camps activities
  • Planned age-appropriate activities for summer camps.
  • Managed pick up and drop off of children ranging in ages from 5-14 to different YMCA summer camps.
  • Worked with summer camps providing activities and games while assisting Educators in the lab and field setting.
  • Ensured that camp rules and guidelines were charted out prior to the beginning of summer camps.
  • Assisted in activities at summer camps and are accountable for all campers throughout the day.
  • Assist the director of tennis with youth summer camps, adult and senior clinics.
  • Summer youth camp pool counselor serving two summer camps during the week.
  • Worked in various summer camps for youth in the San Diego area.
  • Supervised summer camps including arts, gymnastics, and other educational topics.
  • Assist camp coordinator with planning, marketing, and conducting summer camps.
  • Provided care for elementary aged children after-school and during summer camps.
  • Supervised and taught STEM-based Theme Units to students week-long Summer Camps
  • Directed half-day summer camps for children ages four through ten.
  • Maintained daily operation procedures for City of Carlsbad summer camps.
  • Supervised children ages 5-14 through week long summer camps.
  • Have a one-on-one with participants new to summer camps.
  • Led summer camps for children first through third grade.
  • Camp counselor for various summer camps.
  • Guide children with emotional and behavioral challenges in a summer campsetting for youth by improving socialization skills and emotional regulation.

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4. Fellow Counselors

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Here's how Fellow Counselors is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Collaborated with fellow counselors to provide a safe, nurturing environment that encouraged open communication and creativity.
  • Planned and facilitated activities for campers, communicated with parents/guardians, and supervised fellow counselors.
  • Coordinated and facilitated camp activities working with fellow counselors to lead and supervise children.
  • Collaborated with fellow counselors to establish a familial and warm cabin living environment.
  • Assist fellow counselors with various responsibilities.
  • Communicated and directed fellow counselors.
  • Collaborated with fellow counselors on the organization of daily programs and activities for the campers.
  • Managed large groups of kids with fellow counselors throughout a daily 8hr work shift.
  • Designed and planned various lessons and skits in a team-based environment with fellow counselors.
  • Teamed with fellow counselors to help with the development of these young children.
  • Collaborated with program directors and fellow counselors to assure the program's effectiveness.
  • Uphold professional interactions with fellow counselors, assistant directors, and directors.
  • Communicated effectively with camp directors, fellow counselors, and campers.
  • Assisted fellow counselors and staff with planned activities for the children.
  • Cooperated with fellow counselors to engage campers in different group activities.
  • Served as mediator and counselor to both campers and fellow counselors.
  • Develop schedules for children and for my fellow counselors.
  • Helped fellow counselors with any problems that arose.
  • Enforce positive behaviors among students and fellow counselors.
  • Planned and set up activities with fellow counselors.

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5. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Organized/Led/Promoted interest in recreational activities such as arts/sports/game/camping Enforced rules/regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline/ensure safety
  • Organized age-appropriate recreational activities for children ages 8-12 Created and implemented activities that encourage team work, integrity, honor and respect
  • Supervised movement of children throughout all recreational activities, enforced health and safety rules, addressed and/or diverted discipline problems.
  • Assisted intellectually and physically disabled campers in recreational activities - Responded to emergencies and resolved conflicts with campers
  • Assist children in daily routine activities including aiding in recreational activities teaching and tutoring.
  • Lead recreational activities for multiple age/learning levels, while managing various administrative tasks.
  • Helped plan adaptive recreational activities for campers with developmental and physical disabilities.
  • Planned and facilitated youth recreational activities for over 30 low-moderate income children.
  • Monitored and supervised over 50 children daily, facilitating various recreational activities.
  • Created and implemented recreational activities for participants with and without special needs.
  • Summer job responsible for safety and recreational activities of children enrolled into program
  • Organized games and events for school-aged children; supervised children during recreational activities
  • Assisted in direction and supervision of elementary student campers during recreational activities.
  • Coordinated recreational activities; transported and supervised children on weekly field trips.
  • Implemented recreational activities for youth to improve heath and character development.
  • Planned and implemented recreational activities for diverse population and prepared reports.
  • Prepared snacks and coordinated educational and recreational activities for young students.
  • Structured and planned daily educational lessons and recreational activities for campers.
  • Monitored, planned and coordinated indoor and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Coordinated art and indoor/outdoor recreational activities for children aged 5-13.

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6. Lesson Plans

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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Implemented interactive lesson plans that combined environmental education and critical thinking skills with hands-on learning.
  • Facilitated and created lesson plans for daily activities; monitored and enforced camp regulations.
  • Developed various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability.
  • Created, implemented and facilitated lesson plans for weekly enrichment academic activities.
  • Designed lesson plans proven to improve overall confidence in students musical abilities.
  • Organized and administered science lesson plans and corresponding activities.
  • Developed educational lesson plans and coordinated field trips.
  • Developed and executed lesson plans for daily activities.
  • Participated in activities and constructed lesson plans.
  • Implemented daily lesson plans and supervised thirty children
  • Implemented activities according to scheduled lesson plans.
  • Developed and executed age appropriate lesson plans
  • Guided Autistic Youth utilizing daily lesson plans
  • Completed educational and athletic lesson plans.
  • Designed lesson plans and implemented activities
  • Created and orchestrated daily lesson plans for roughly 40 children in summer camp program, helped coordinate and supervise field trips.
  • Received high remarks for the creativity of the classroom lesson plans and instructional techniques from students, parents and faculty.
  • Prepared weekly lesson plans (including currency and stock education) through research, experience, and collaboration with staff.
  • Supervised summer activities for youth ages 9- 15, assisted teacher's with lesson plans, assisted with after school activities
  • Handled payments received from all parents or guardians; facilitated meetings with staff; created lesson plans; lead lessons.

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7. Positive Role Model

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Here's how Positive Role Model is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Demonstrated enthusiastic participation and served as a positive role model.
  • Assisted group of youth and camp staff with camp activities, a positive role model to the children and other counselors.
  • Assisted students with understanding the rules and regulations, cleanliness, neatness and conducts self as a positive role model.
  • Assisted in planning and facilitating all camp activities and serving as a positive role model for youth ages 5-17.
  • Acted as positive role model for the children enhancing their drive to volunteer and reduced negative altercations.
  • Promoted proper health and exercise to all campers by leading by example and being positive role model.
  • Served as a positive role model and ensured all youth were comfortable, safe and included.
  • Served as a positive role model for program participants by encouraging a good attitude and character.
  • Ensured the group had a pleasurable and amorous summer experience by being a positive role model.
  • Served as a positive role model for the children 7 to 12 years of age.
  • Love working with the kids and being a positive role model in their lives.
  • Provided a positive role model to within the philosophy of YMCA standards and expectations.
  • Interacted with parents and served as positive role model for young boys and girls.
  • Learned the necessary skills to assist the community and be a positive role model.
  • Provide a listening ear as well as a positive role model for these children.
  • Conveyed a positive role model to at risk children by emphasizing character values.
  • Acted as a positive role model for camp participants and in the community.
  • Acted as a positive role model while providing consistency in leadership guidance.
  • Modeled in proper decorum as a positive role model for campers.
  • Served as a positive role model to parents and children.

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8. Safe Play Environment

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Here's how Safe Play Environment is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Established a safe play environment for the children from ages 5-13.
  • Maintain a safe play environment Communicate with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.
  • Organized fun activities and events for campers throughout the summer Established and maintained a safe play environment for the children.
  • Redirected children to encourage safe, positive behaviors Established and maintained a safe play environment for the children.
  • Maintained a safe play environment by emphasizing and maintaining cleanliness and organization.
  • Maintained a safe play environment by emphasizing and maintaining cleanliness and organization.

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9. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Collaborated with other staff in teams and developed conflict management skills in crisis settings* Completed certification of CPR/First Aid and emergency procedures
  • Received CPR and emergency behavioral and safety training.
  • Completed childcare educational courses and obtained CPR certification.
  • Coordinated weekly activities for a theme camp grades kindergarden-3rd grade, CPR, first aid, basic water and rescue certified.
  • Maintained and enforced all safety guidelines and protocols as taught in various training modules such as CPR and First Aid administration.
  • Create daily agenda for campers, organize weekly field trips, ensured safety and guidance to camp attendees, First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Acquired CPR/first aid certification and led cabin in times of small group discussions, team building, and recreational activities.
  • Coordinated different events and activities each day for children ages 9-11 and mentored field trips; CPR and First aid Certified
  • Trained in CPR and First Aid to be able to treat any injuries that may happen throughout the day.
  • Summer staff duties included, First Aid/CPR certification, teaching youth activities, and assisting with youth behavior.
  • Certified for each summer year in CPR, in case of emergency with children to aid in recovery.
  • Certified in CPR, AED, and First Aid by American Safety and Health Institute (2013-present).
  • Certified in CPR and first aid, with an additional 40+ hours of training in childcare related topics.
  • Completed required training (including CPR, AED, first aid, safety and professional development).
  • Established First Aid, and CPR methods to monitor the safety and care of the children.
  • Staff were trained in CPR, group facilitating, activity safety procedures, and counseling.
  • Have an adequate knowledge of the YMCA safety policies with Incident forms and CPR/First Aid.
  • Trained in first aid and CPR and was responsible for the safety of the kids.
  • Earned CPR/First Aid training, camp recreation rules, and inclusive game/craft activity training.
  • Learned valuable skills such as first aid, CPR, and working with children.

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10. Small Groups

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Here's how Small Groups is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Co-counseled small groups of young people, ages six through seventeen in week-long or two-week-long summer camp sessions.
  • Led small groups of up to 12 students in educational activities, group discussions, and daily exercises.
  • Help reinforce the lessons appointed by the teacher by working with individual students and/or small groups of students.
  • Planned and prepared a variety of camp activities appropriate for the different ages assigned in small groups.
  • Lead campers in their understanding of God's Love and their faith through leading small groups.
  • Planned activities, supervised small groups, and enforced rules for 6-14 year old youth
  • Instructed small groups of students in Math, Reading, Art and Music.
  • Led basketball drills in small groups of boys in grades 1-8.
  • Led them in Bible study and small groups throughout the week.
  • Watched over small groups during field trips to various locations.
  • Supervised small groups of 10-12 campers for week-long sessions.
  • Work with small groups of campers on art projects.
  • Work with students independently or in small groups.
  • Supervised small groups of children on field trips.
  • Help supervise students individually or in small groups.
  • Led small groups of teenage girls ages 12-16.
  • Run and lead small groups.
  • Planned, lead and implimented core and non-core programs for the children in small groups.
  • Supervised swim classes, CPR certified Monitored small groups on field trips
  • Lead games/ropes courses during recreation time Facilitated small groups/morning bible studies Built lasting relationships with staff, interns, and students.

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11. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Developed positive relationships and open communication with children, parents and other staff members.
  • Assist management and other staff members in day-to-day operation and facility maintenance tasks.
  • Communicated effectively with other Executive staff members to overcome obstacles.
  • Collaborated and communicated with other staff members and parents/guardians.
  • Worked with other staff members to develop age-appropriate activities.
  • Supervised Children alongside adult staff members.
  • Supervised staff members for day-to-day activities.
  • Included handling money, selling merchandise, helping students and staff members reach their classes in a safe and timely manner.
  • Served in both subordinate and supervisory positions for four other staff members and up to one hundred campers per week.
  • Work in collaboration with other staff members to create an enjoying experience within the context of the educational curriculum.
  • Mentored young scouts to achieve merit badges.- Supervised summer camp programs.- Worked with staff members to implement camp programs.
  • Worked together with staff members and camp community to plan and organize material for nightly talks and events.
  • Worked as a team player with other staff members to prepare and organize daily activities for the students.
  • Assist horseback riding instructor teach other staff members proper procedures and expectations for helping with horseback riding activities.
  • Collaborate with staff members and service providers to attend to the needs of children with mental health diagnoses.
  • Collaborated with staff members and students of all ages and from various demographic backgrounds to establish healthy relationships.
  • Collaborated with other counselors and staff members to create a fun and educational environment for students.
  • Helped support other staff members and worked together to keep kids safe from others and themselves.
  • Maintained cleanliness of the childcare facilities and shared responsibility of child supervision with other staff members.
  • Attend weekly meetings and training with fellow staff members in order to share ideas and skills.

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12. AGE Groups

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Here's how AGE Groups is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Planned 10-15 activities a day for different age groups, including game time and arts and crafts.
  • Organize, supervise, and engage in athletic activities for dozens of children in various age groups
  • Coordinated activities for men and women with special needs in a wide array of age groups.
  • Lead and manage groups of children using a positive approach and following YMCA policies and regulations.
  • Worked with all types of age groups and encouraged children to get engaged indoors and outdoors.
  • Organize schedules for different age groups and implemented a team concept among the participants.
  • Interacted with different age groups of children and learned how to read people better.
  • Implemented interactive activities for all age groups and applied first aid care to campers.
  • Be willing to work with all different age groups and caring for them appropriately.
  • Worked with the various age groups in acting, singing and dancing exercises.
  • Supervised many age groups ranging from the 2nd grad to the 5th grade.
  • Participated in planning daily activities for campers in various age groups as assigned.
  • Maintain daily functions within Camp from helping with activities with different age groups.
  • Manage groups of 20-30 elementary age students during camp activities and field trips.
  • Helped in age appropriate curriculum development for children of multiple age groups.
  • Prepared meals and organized recreation activities for different age groups of kids.
  • Supervised campers from a wide variety of age groups and backgrounds.
  • Coordinated activities for day-to-day operations for a wide-range of age groups.
  • Led specific age groups in daily learning and play time activities.
  • Implemented activities for the children and different age groups.

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13. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Adjust activities or communication based on individual special needs.
  • Assisted special needs children with their daily therapeutic activities
  • Encouraged special needs campers to be active and create friendships while instilling confidence with the goal of improving self-esteem and independence.
  • Incorporated activities with special needs children, such as field trips to local sports facilities, movies, and carnivals.
  • Worked with preschool and elementary aged children, special needs children and directed the first and second grade basketball program.
  • Assisted children with special needs and developed patience, personal relation skills with parents, time management, and creativity.
  • Cared for these two students and had the responsibility of fulfilling their special needs throughout the day (2011).
  • Supervised field trips, took attendance, worked with children with special needs, and established good relationships with parents/guardians.
  • Enjoyed my experience, challenges, and changes I brought out working closely with special needs and troubled youth.
  • Led a group of 10+ children with special needs, aged 5-13, diagnosed with a variety of disorders.
  • Incorporated a variety of techniques to make sure that all games and activities were inclusive to special needs campers.
  • Worked one on one with special needs children to assure they are comfortable and involved in daily activity.
  • Provided recreational opportunities for children of varying ages and abilities, some of whom had special needs.
  • Led all on and off site activities and was designated camp counselor for campers with special needs.
  • Worked as a counselor for five summers and aided with the social development of special needs children.
  • Worked closely with teachers and students in grades K-6 (including students of special needs).
  • Received extensive training in leadership, teamwork, first aid and caring for special needs children.
  • Created a camp environment that enabled special needs to children to participate in camp activities.
  • Worked as a 1:3 aid for children 8-14 with developmental disabilities and special needs.
  • Learned classroom management as well as how to cater to children with special needs.

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14. Mathematics

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Here's how Mathematics is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Created weekly STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) activities for campers for age groups 5-14 years old
  • Supervised a class of 24 students and educated them in mathematics, reading, writing, and sciences Leadership & Development
  • Trained in using Mathematics program ' Think Through Math' and conducted math and reading lessons with campers.
  • Assisted in the reviewing of mathematics and reading fundamentals for children grades 3 through 7 Activities
  • Tutored students in Mathematics, Reading, and Social Studies.
  • Tutored 1st - 8th graders in mathematics and writing compositions.
  • Assisted the children with academic work such as mathematics.
  • Tutor students to help with their mathematics.
  • Tutored English and Basic mathematics.
  • Led Summer youth group ages 5-13 Performed homework related activities with children ranging from mathematics, science, English and vocabulary.
  • Assist youth ages 4 to 14 with Mathematics and English Supervise children on fieldtrips and on site
  • school age) Create stimulating lesson plans Teach mathematics, reading, and vocabulary Provide care and support to children

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15. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Enforced safety procedures and responded to camper behavioral issues and emergency situations.
  • Ensured safety procedures were followed including verification of identity for child pickup.
  • Developed safety procedures and enforced use of personal protective equipment.
  • Trained thoroughly on safety procedures and regulations.
  • Helped children with activities, helped manage field trips, assisted in daily attendance keeping, and maintained safety procedures.
  • Boat Rental: Customer service, cashier, custodial duties, opening and closing, safety procedures.
  • Ensured strict safety procedures were carried out during field trips.
  • Charted activities and games Ensured that all rules and safety procedures were enforced Greeted camp participants in a positive and upbeat manner

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16. Ensure Safety

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Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Designed and implemented behavior modification techniques taking measures to ensure safety for students
  • Ensured procedures and protocols were followed to ensure safety of participants.
  • Provided guidance and supervised outdoor activities to ensure safety and enjoyment.
  • Provided adequate supervision to ensure safety.
  • Monitored youth activities to ensure safety.
  • Key responsibilities were direct supervision of children ages 7-9, ensure safety of camp participants, organize daily activities for campers.
  • Modeled constructive participation in all daily activities, and worked closely with Division Leader to ensure safety of all children.
  • Group supervision of campers to ensure safety, discipline, cleanliness & happiness during routine activities and field trips.
  • Supervised 12 children ages 5-13 to ensure safety at pool, camp-sites, and during weekly trips.
  • Plan and lead daily activities Monitor students at all times Serve lunch Ensure safety of the children
  • Managed overnight shift to ensure safety and well-being of students from ages 6-18 during a six-week program
  • Assist in summer camp activities, ensure safety, help with homework and assist field trips
  • Interacted with parents to ensure safety, security, and fun for their campers.
  • Create programs and activities for camp* Ensure safety of each camper* Trail maintenance at parks
  • Worked with two other co-counselors to ensure safety and summer fun for campers.
  • Assist in the direction and supervision of campers to ensure safety and enjoyment.
  • Help to ensure safety during field trips, as well as camp concerts.
  • Assist in planning and implementing daily camp activities - Supervise campers and ensure safety
  • Communicated with the supervisors to ensure safety of the children at all times.
  • Worked with other teams to ensure safety of all kids attending the camp.

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17. Incident Reports

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Here's how Incident Reports is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Performed administrative tasks including attendance records, incident reports, disciplinary contracts, and activity schedules.
  • Recorded attendance, monitored behavior, and recorded incident reports.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports.
  • Assisted management with incident reports.
  • Maintained accurate and detailed records, including files on attendance, health and safety, emergency contact information and incident reports.
  • Maintained personal files on children, accurately detailing incident reports, medications, food allergies, and parental dictates.
  • Assisted in the maintenance of accurate program records, including incident reports, logs, and daily attendance reports.
  • Maintained accurate camp records including but not limited to incident reports, attendance and behavioral reports.
  • Created and filed monthly reports, progress reports, incident reports and homework logs.
  • Plan daily activities; maintain daily attendance and medical journal and file incident reports.
  • Administered first aid to campers who may have injured themselves and wrote incident reports.
  • Assisted in maintaining accurate program records such as attendance reports and incident reports.
  • Delivered incident reports and any other camp information to parents at check-out.
  • Keep accurate records of attendance, individual learning and incident reports.
  • Administered first aid, completed accident and incident reports as needed.
  • Maintain attendance data, incident reports and parent conferences.
  • Provided first aid and wrote incident reports.
  • Completed and maintain incident reports.
  • Assisted with the maintenance of accurate program records including incident reports, logbookdocumentation, daily attendance, and lunch tracking.
  • Provide basic first aid treatment Clerical duties such as writing incident reports, prepare lessons, documenting, filing and paperwork

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18. Weekly Schedules

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Here's how Weekly Schedules is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Assisted in planning weekly schedules of activities that included arts & crafts, storytelling, games and field trips.
  • Planned and implemented weekly schedules and daily activities for children ages five through seven.
  • Assisted with the planning of weekly schedules, and led activities for my group.
  • Helped write and execute weekly schedules for large and small group camp activities.
  • Implemented weekly schedules and games for children between ages of 3-5 years.
  • Helped to write and implement weekly schedules for my camp group.
  • Create weekly schedules of games, activities, and crafts.
  • Designed and implemented weekly schedules, activities, and programming.
  • Organized and planned daily and weekly schedules for campers.
  • Planned and organized the welcome notes and weekly schedules.
  • Plan weekly schedules and lead group activities.
  • Worked one-on-one with special needs students Directed groups of children in the weekly schedules
  • Created interactive games Observed and Monitored field trips Made effective weekly schedules

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19. Educational Activities

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Here's how Educational Activities is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Created and implemented daily educationally creative lesson plans *Implemented athletic and educational activities for children from elementary to middle school.
  • Created engaging and educational activities designed to promote personal development and interpersonal skills among camp participants.
  • Provided young children with means of recreation and relaxation through educational activities and physical exercises.
  • Evaluated and gave feedback on counselor performance to ensure engaging and educational activities.
  • Supervised youth in physical and educational activities while providing and maintain a safety environment
  • Planned and organized various educational activities that were interactive for the campers.
  • Instructed a group of fifth graders in educational activities and community service projects
  • Plan and implement recreational, cultural, and educational activities for participants.
  • Lead and supervise recreational and educational activities and programs for campers.
  • Planned fun-filled and educational activities for more than seventy children.
  • Created engaging recreational and educational activities to entertain children.
  • Created and implemented educational activities for an 8-week program.
  • Supervised physical and educational activities for children ages 3-10.
  • Led them in various recreational and educational activities.
  • Assisted youth with homework and other educational activities.
  • Organized and assisted students with various educational activities.
  • Provided engaging and educational activities for assigned group.
  • Planned and organized educational activities for children.
  • Assisted in planning interactive, educational activities.
  • Helped plan physical and educational activities.

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20. Summer Program

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Here's how Summer Program is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Facilitated and administered the summer program through organizational skills, team leadership, and project implementation.
  • Volunteer position as assistant camp counselor for Natural History Museum Summer Program.
  • Coordinated and executed a variety of summer programs and activities with campers ranging in age from five to twelve years old.
  • Promoted character development through the summer program, with an emphasis on caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith.
  • Lead a classroom of 30 to 59 third and fourth graders in a summer program provided through Gilbert Public Schools.
  • Managed daily activities for summer program, overseeing arts classes and field trips for groups of up to 35 students.
  • Worked with kids 13 years of age and under, who participated I the park district's summer program.
  • Assisted in providing leadership and quality enrichment summer programs to children between six and twelve years of age.
  • Promoted and sold summer camp program to parents *Planned and scheduled with various agencies for summer program.
  • Served as a mentor and helped coordinated activities for underprivileged children and preteens during a summer program.
  • Encouraged positive child development for children participating in the summer program within a safe and caring environment.
  • Assisted in the education, supervision, and activities of children aged 5-12 in structured summer programs.
  • Maintained a safe, clean summer program site to ensure a high level of program quality.
  • Worked with other counselors to facilitate summer program at Missouri Military Academy's main campus.
  • Planned and implemented activities for groups of 30 children in active summer program.
  • Managed and coordinated all breakfast, lunch and snack menus for summer program.
  • Coordinated and implemented summer program themes and activities for over 60 school-age students.
  • Summer program: Assist with breakfast, lunch and snack time each day.
  • Summer Camp Counselor Work with children ages Pre-K-6th Grade at a summer program.
  • Worked with children for a summer program beneficial to the inner city community.

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21. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Provided excellent customer service and aided students in developing awareness of education as a personal enrichment.
  • Provided excellent customer service and maintained a high degree of professionalism in changing work environments.
  • Engaged in independent service projects at cultural festivals and provided excellent customer service.
  • Fostered family-friendly environment and strengthened the YMCA brand by providing excellent customer service.
  • Interacted with and provided customer service to parents and other facility rental customers.
  • Summer Camp Counselor Supervised children ages 7-16 Led group activities General customer service
  • Demonstrated quality customer service for the purpose facilitating a successful recital.
  • Provided excellent customer service to parents/care providers on a daily basis.
  • Received yearly training in behavior management techniques and customer service.
  • Coordinated Sports Camp-Supervised children grades K-6th-Prepared snacks-Organized activities and games-Customer Service
  • Focused largely on customer service and safety.
  • Provided customer service to fitness club members
  • Provided customer service, pacifying parents
  • Leveraged my strengths in communication and customer service skills by interacting with and taking care of approximately 20 children each day.
  • Supervised campers as well as worked camp registration Exceptional customer service skills to both parents and children Summer 2012 and 2013
  • Leveraged my strengths in communication and customer service skills by interacting with and taking care of various families.
  • Provided customer service to parents and ensured their children left camp with knowledge of the game of tennis.
  • Provided customer service, guidance and was also a mentor to school age children during the summer.
  • Provided excellent customer service to UCA/NCA camp coordinators, coaches, guests and parents.
  • Assisted the administration with management of accounts while providing customer service to our clients.

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22. Fun Environment

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Here's how Fun Environment is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Provided a fun environment to individuals with a need for occupational stimulation.
  • Facilitated a safe and fun environment for campers
  • Prepared lesson plans to help children gain a basic knowledge of popular sports and games in a friendly and fun environment.
  • Provide strong boundaries as well as a fun environment, while assisting in the discovery of nature and team building exercises.
  • Ensured that children were in a safe and fun environment where they could learn new things and meet new friends.
  • Instructed and managed youth ages 6-18 on how to refine their skills, and created a safe and fun environment
  • Engaged youth in athletic, art, math and recreational activities to foster an educational and fun environment.
  • Provided a safe yet fun environment for children to enjoy their time at camp and make friends.
  • Planned and executed safe activates to provide a fun environment which aid in campers' personal growth.
  • Created a safe and fun environment for children aged 5-13 by organizing various activities and field trips.
  • Provided a safe and fun environment for kids ages 6-12 by establishing rules to better their behavior.
  • Camp counselor providing campers with a safe and fun environment where they can enjoy their summer vacation.
  • Created a safe and fun environment for children of a wide range of ages and cultural groups.
  • Provide safe, fun environment for children while encouraging growth and instilling the YMCA core values.
  • Train and supervise nine counselors and communicate with them to create a pleasant and fun environment.
  • Build strong bonds with students and parents in order to create a safe, fun environment.
  • Supervised children between the ages of 5-13 * Maintained a safe, healthy, and fun environment
  • Provided a fun environment for the campers and was responsible for their snacks each day.
  • Provided childcare to children of various ages in a safe, engaging and fun environment.
  • Lead summer sports camps for children in a safe, constructive, and fun environment.

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23. Bible

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Here's how Bible is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Instructed various sport activities, lead Bible studies, and received certification in Boating Safety for the State of Missouri.
  • Led campers of all ages for week long camps, Bible studies and devotionals during the whole summer.
  • Planned and taught kids of all ages daily bible studies, team building activities, and life skills.
  • Counseled kids ages 5-12, created group activities, led prayer and bible circles for the kids.
  • Worked with co-counselors to lead a group of 14-18 youths in games, bible-studies, and team-building activities
  • Counseled a group of five to eight elementary age boys and coordinated and led activities and Bible studies
  • Organize and lead activities such as Bible lessons, art projects, sports, nature and games.
  • Included daily craft coordinating, performing skits, teaching Bible Lesson, and co-leading games and activities.
  • Planned and facilitated activities; Bible studies; and all other aspects of daily camp life.
  • Organized and structured camp activities and bible lessons as well as light kitchen work and housekeeping.
  • Provided a basic understanding of the bible and collaborated in church youth activities.
  • Co-facilitated a group of 6-14 youths in games, bible-studies, and camping activities
  • Lead cabins of girls in camp activities, fellowship, and Bible studies.
  • Teach sport activities, camping and outdoor activities, and lead bible studies.
  • Lead group discussions about the Bible and answered any questions that arose.
  • Conduct group activities, facilitate Bible studies, provide leadership to campers.
  • Planned and taught Bible studies while facilitating sharing and group discussion.
  • Designed and planned Bible lessons & camp activities for camp participants.
  • Discussed spiritual topics and Bible studies with other staff and campers.
  • Lead Bible studies, seminars, recreation, singing, etc.

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24. Kindergarten

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Here's how Kindergarten is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Planned and facilitated activities for children kindergarten-fifth grade, and ensured their safety.
  • Engaged kindergarten and elementary school students in indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Specialized as a Kindergarten counselor along with special needs children
  • Worked with kindergarten-aged students attending summer day camp.
  • Coordinated activities for ages Kindergarten-6th grade.
  • Take care of children in kindergarten to seventh grade, that were placed in the group I was responsible for.
  • Lead about 20 students ranging from Kindergarten to 6th grade in various activities and assist other camp counselors in activities.
  • Assisted in the social development of students (kindergarten through fifth grade; including special needs children).
  • Supervised over thirty children during educational and leisurely activities - Kindergarten through Eighth Grade, Monday through Friday.
  • Provide a safe and healthy after school and summer camp program to children from kindergarten through eighth grade.
  • Planned and implemented lessons through all subject areas for a Kindergarten class of 20 for 6 weeks.
  • Provide supervision, support, care, and mentoring for high-energy kindergarten and first grade students.
  • Created lesson plans in Reading and Mathematics for students ranging from Kindergarten to the 10th grade.
  • Camp Counselor: I planned and instructed activities for students grades kindergarten through sixth grade.
  • Supervised a class of 20 girl and boy kindergarten campers for 5 days a week.
  • Manage the After School program with 60 children from grades kindergarten to eighth grade.
  • Coordinated science, cooking, and sports activities for kindergarten - 6th grade kids.
  • Created instructional games, activities, and centers for kindergarten and first grade.
  • Monitored kindergarten, elementary, middle school age children and counselors in training.
  • Served as a head counselor for children in kindergarten and first grade.

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25. Accurate Program Records

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Here's how Accurate Program Records is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Assisted in maintaining accurate program records.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including attendance and accident reports.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including medication forms.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including daily attendance.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including daily attendance
  • Maintained accurate program records including, incident reports and logs, assessing the effectiveness of camp policies and procedures.

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26. Emergency Procedures

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Here's how Emergency Procedures is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Observed camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
  • Observe camper behavior, enforce appropriate discipline and safety regulations or emergency procedures when necessary.
  • Learned, implemented and enforced applicable rules, safety guidelines and emergency procedures.
  • Followed emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
  • Implemented emergency procedures through regular practiced drills.
  • Enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Execute all emergency procedures with the safety of summer campers as the first concern.
  • Counseled campers in emergency procedures such as fire drills and evacuating the cabin.
  • Learned and implemented all emergency procedures associated with the camp.
  • Performed all emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
  • Supervised youth in outdoor/indoor sports and recreational activities Practiced safety conscious behavior and was trained in emergency procedures

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27. Daily Schedule

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Here's how Daily Schedule is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Developed monthly curriculum and daily schedule for classes, allowing sufficient time for activities such as character development discussions.
  • Composed and typed out daily schedules and coordinated different activities.
  • Executed the daily schedule of activities accurately and timely.
  • Planned daily schedule and activities to encourage student participation.
  • Supervised and interacted with campers to implement camp activities while assuring the smooth execution of the daily schedule and camp safety
  • Lead daily scheduled activities, which were age appropriate and helped to build healthy spirit, mind and body.
  • Planned and implemented all aspects of the daily schedule within the provided curriculum, and encouraged camper participation.
  • Make sure children are constantly active and enjoying themselves through use of a daily schedule of activities.
  • Organized a daily schedule and led exercises and physical activities for a group of thirty-five students.
  • Adapt daily schedule, as needed, to fill the campers' day with enjoyable activities.
  • Supervised, delegated, and organized weekly summer trips and daily schedules for youth and mentors.
  • Plan and supervise a daily schedule of activities and interact with youth from ages 8-16.
  • Created daily schedule of activities; took children on field trips and performed lifeguard duties.
  • Enacted the daily schedule, directed and supervised children in both spontaneous and planned activities.
  • Helped bring different age ranges of children work together and go through a daily schedule.
  • Coordinated daily schedules for the children and communicated with their parents about our activities.
  • Implemented the daily schedule, directed and supervised children during workshops & recreation time.
  • Assisted Head Counselor in following daily scheduled activities, including swimming and cooking.
  • Created daily schedules including games, field trips, crafts, and academics.
  • Led the students to each activity by following a daily schedule of events.

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28. Fun Activities

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Here's how Fun Activities is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Helped other counselors and together organize fun activities and events for the campers to also have a fun time at camp.
  • Created and engaged kids ages 3-5 in fun activities and games, two days a week for six hours a day
  • Organize, lead, and promote interest in fun activities such as arts, crafts, sports, and games.
  • Monitored children with disabilities on their summer break and provided them with fun activities and supervision on field trips.
  • Planed and conducted a variety of safe and fun activities in outdoor and indoor settings for children ages 4-12.
  • Assisted the children with their individual personal growth as well as educationally and fun activities for the summer.
  • Led and participated in educational and fun activities for children throughout the day during the summer melt months.
  • Create a system of discipline and a variety of fun activities and crafts for children.
  • Developed educational games and fun activities to teach the importance of socialization and respect.
  • Engaged in fun activities, field trips, homework help and sport activities.
  • Maintained a positive attitude while engaging in positive games, and fun activities.
  • Provide safe and fun activities for the children under my watch.
  • Promoted learning through 9-12 hour days by teaching fun activities.
  • Assist in leading children groups and schedule daily fun activities.
  • Supervised and provided safe, inspirational, and fun activities
  • Oversee and guide children through projects and fun activities.
  • Lead structured and fun activities for campers aged 8-11.
  • Organize fun activities for children.-Ensure safety for children.
  • Incorporated safe and fun activities in daily routines.
  • Created fun activities that helped them learn.

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29. Physical Activities

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Here's how Physical Activities is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Worked with Adolescent children on a daily basis Made lessons for students Supervised physical activities Chaperoned Field Trips
  • Lead children in physical activities, sensory integration, social interactions and community integration.
  • Promoted physical activities among participants and helped them develop healthy eating habits.
  • Developed team building exercises and physical activities for summer soccer academy participants
  • Organized and facilitated games and other physical activities for campers.
  • Planned and coordinated various sportive events and other physical activities.
  • Planned educational and physical activities for students' enrichment.
  • Coordinated physical activities that were structured around socialization learning.
  • Create and organize daily educational and physical activities.
  • Organized physical activities for engage kids of all ages, helping to teach the importance of physical health and fitness.
  • Worked with a team of counselors to create and implement lessons and physical activities while enforcing strict disciplinary guidelines.
  • Worked with attending counselors to organize and supervise outdoor recreational and physical activities for small and large student groups.
  • Planned and carried out educational and physical activities for elementary aged children at the Summer Sunshine day camp program.
  • Lead groups in intellectual and physical activities, discussions, debate, music, crafts, and play.
  • Led children through daily activities of team building exercises and fun physical activities like basketball and swimming.
  • Chaperoned classes, physical activities, daily living skills, health, safety, presentations and events.
  • Camp provides traveling experiences to transport children to physical activities and many fun trips throughout the summer.
  • Care for individuals with disabilities from ages 5-50 Provided a safe and secure area for physical activities.
  • Developed safe and age-appropriate games, craft activities, outdoor/physical activities to challenge and involve students.
  • Create and implement a summer curriculum that involves physical activities, arts & crafts and enrichment.

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30. Conflict Resolution

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Here's how Conflict Resolution is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Provided lessons and activities based on team building, self-esteem, healthy alternatives/ATOD prevention, cultural awareness and conflict resolution.
  • Provided the camp participants with the fundamentals of conflict resolution and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Utilize conflict resolution and crisis intervention to maximize structure during group activities.
  • Helped facilitate healthy conflict resolution between youths.
  • Completed comprehensive training including conflict resolution.
  • Job duties include: Supervising the children, escorting them to various activities, conflict resolution, running the camp if needed
  • Worked with administration to promote a safe, enjoyable environment; helped establish protocol on bullying and conflict resolution.
  • Helped me with my leadership skills and having to improvise when needed, also with my conflict resolution skills.
  • Helped campers to develop social skills, oversaw conflict resolution, and facilitated program for campers.
  • Led recreational activities for students that taught sportsmanship, team work, and conflict resolution.
  • Generated daily and long term schedules, and used conflict resolution skills to dissolve problems.
  • Conflict resolution, child to child, child to parent and parent to parent.
  • Helped campers with conflict resolution, and provided comfort to ill and homesick campers.
  • Identify and respond to in class conflicts and issues and assisted with conflict resolution.
  • Used conflict resolution between campers to sort out disagreements and find compromise
  • Helped with conflict resolution and reports to parents as needed.
  • Engaged young people in activities that taught conflict resolution.
  • Give instruction and walk-through sessions on conflict resolution.
  • Assist in conflict resolution FOR ENVIRONMENTAL TRAVELLING COMPANIONS
  • Assisted with conflict resolution between campers.

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31. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Supervised groups of 15-23 children through daily activities *Taught campers social skills *Mediated camper disputes *Facilitated camp-wide special events
  • Prepared site and materials for recreation activities, arts & crafts and special events and maintained order and discipline of program participants
  • Communicated with parents about daily events at camp, special events, and youth participation and behavior using the Hamburger Method.
  • Served as primary informal educator for group of 22 special needs children attending multiple activities, special events and programs.
  • Attended training, staff meetings, and special events as required, Acted as a role model for campers.
  • Organized, served and counseled, inner-city youth in summer enrichment program including special events and field trips.
  • Lived in the outdoors, taught survival skills, cooking responsibilities, planning of programs and special events.
  • Prepare activities and participate in program planning, special events, staff meetings, and evaluations.
  • Planned special events, programs and activities for the enjoyment and fun of all the participants.
  • Demonstrated the ability to lead and direct program participants in special events and summer camp projects.
  • Serve as a leader of afternoon activities and other special events such as field trips.
  • Prepared site and materials for recreation activities, arts & crafts and special events.
  • Assisted with the planning and implementation of special events included in the day camps.
  • Helped campers plan their participation in programs, special events, and activities.
  • Led children ages 3-13 in daily camp activities and planned weekly special events.
  • Communicated with parents about behavior and upcoming special events and field trips.
  • Attend their medical needs assist in coordinating special events for the children.
  • Attended training's, staff meetings and special events as scheduled.
  • Assisted in the planning of extra-curricular activities and special events.
  • Handled photography to record daily group activities and special events.

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32. Camper Behavior Issues

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Here's how Camper Behavior Issues is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Identified and responded to camper behavior issues with age-appropriate discipline as well as reported concerns to Camp Director.
  • Identified and respond to camper behavior issues * Assisted in a variety of small and large group activities each week.
  • Directed all calls to management and scheduled appointments with counselors.. Identify and respond to camper behavior issues.
  • Utilized counseling skills to identify and respond to camper behavior issues
  • Organized and led a variety of small and large group activities each week and identified and responded to camper behavior issues.
  • Identify and respond to camper behavior issues.

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33. Appropriate Curriculum

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Here's how Appropriate Curriculum is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Planned age-appropriate curriculum for preschoolers.
  • Learn from the teachers to design and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum that meets the needs of all children.
  • Planned age appropriate curriculum for students 6-9 years old.
  • Developed age appropriate curriculum comprising of indoor and outdoor activities, arts and crafts, and games.
  • Supported 1 classroom teachers in implementing a developmentally-appropriate curriculum for a group of 20-35 campers.
  • Created and implemented a developmentally appropriate curriculum.

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34. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Created PowerPoint games to enhance social skills.
  • Used MS Excel to create workbooks for scheduling; utilized MS Powerpoint for camp presentations for families.
  • Prepared presentations for a large-group setting using Word, PowerPoint, Google Drive and iPhoto.
  • Developed an innovative PowerPoint presentation used by the Office of Admissions to market executive support programs.
  • Included the use of PowerPoint, book references, and hands-on demonstration to verify attention to all learning styles.
  • Improved the flow of church services by using PowerPoint to assist a pastor speaking to a large congregation.

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35. Different Activities

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Here's how Different Activities is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Guided the participants to different activities throughout the university campus and assisted them as necessary.
  • Showed effective organization skills by preparing different activities for campers each day
  • Guided the participants to different activities throughout the university campus.
  • Motivated several individuals to participate in the different activities held.
  • Supervised youths while they interacted in a number of different activities
  • Prepared and assisted campers with different activities.
  • Utilized professionalism, patience, and time management skills to successfully get my campers to different activities and to lead discussions.
  • Worked with a team of counselors and coordinated different activities and events for the cabin throughout the week.
  • Led different activities with 30-40 kids per week including sports, art, dance, and music
  • Guaranteed the safety of children ages 5 to 7 as different activities were facilitated daily.
  • Created and organized a week-long basketball camp twice, each time including different activities.
  • Conduct different activities such as hiking, swimming, and arts and craft.
  • Helped organize different activities both the counselors and kids could do together.
  • Worked with younger children taking them to parks and doing different activities.
  • Planned and led different activities/workshops to give campers a valuable experience.
  • Organized groups of children while traveling to and from different activities.
  • Supervised the campers while they took part in different activities.
  • Take the children to different activities and to the bathroom.
  • Assisted in planning and leading different activities for campers.
  • Create different activities and games.

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36. Logbook Documentation

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Here's how Logbook Documentation is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Assisted in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentations, and daily attendance.
  • Assisted in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and daily attendance.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and daily attendance.
  • Assist in maintenance of program records which includes attendance, incident reports and logbook documentation.
  • Maintain record books of incident reports, medical issues, daily attendance and logbook documentation.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and campers participation while building trust.

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37. Class Activities

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Here's how Class Activities is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Ensured that all class activities operate consistently and ethically within the values and mission of the camp.
  • Oversee creative and coordinated class activities leading to rewarding and enjoyable time for all campers.
  • Prepared games and class activities to best enrich the campers' experiences.
  • Assisted in creating in class activities and group team building activities.
  • Supplied afternoon support for nap time Work with staff to maintain safe outdoor play area Assisted in class activities
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.

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38. General Safety

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Here's how General Safety is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Enforced general safety guidelines, understanding any emergency procedures if necessary.
  • Be responsible for the general safety, development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants in my group.
  • Prioritize all sessions in order to promote general safety as well as development, growth and skill achievement for students.
  • Ensured general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of the students.
  • Provide general safety, development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants.
  • Emphasized general safety, development, growth and skill achievement for the children.
  • Provided general safety pool side.
  • Maintained a healthy environment for the general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement for the campers.
  • Monitored and ensured general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of camp participants.
  • budget (financial and accounting) exercise gym Main Office (administrative) general safety and development

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39. Positive Reinforcement Method

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Here's how Positive Reinforcement Method is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Monitored Children riding a bus from Sylvester Ga. to Albany Ga. * Promoted good behavior by using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Applied the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Encouraged good behaviors using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Applied the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Encouraged good behaviors using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method.

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40. Program Areas

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Here's how Program Areas is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Assist in program areas such as waterfront, nature, all camp activities, and arts and crafts as directed.
  • Assisted in program areas such as swimming, athletics, learning activities, and arts and crafts as directed.
  • Lead activities in assigned program areas; motivate participants to participate in an organized and safe setting.
  • Know, enforced, and followed all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas.
  • Set a positive example in respect and care for facilities, woods and out-of-doors program areas.
  • Maintain all equipment, rooms and other program areas that are used throughout the day.
  • Assist in program areas such as swimming, waterfronts, and all nature activities.
  • Assist in program areas with all camp activities and arts and crafts.
  • Lead assigned classes, incorporating working knowledge of all program areas.
  • Monitor all program areas within the club and make sure children are safe Responsible for administrative tasks, and club maintenance

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41. Sports Activities

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Here's how Sports Activities is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Engaged children ages 5-10 by facilitating daily sports activities and art projects by utilizing interactive communication.
  • Organized and monitoring daily sports activities.
  • Operated sports activities summer camp for children aged K to 8th grade and handled all aspects of planning curriculum and activities.
  • Summer campers, ages 10-13 participated in sports activities such as volleyball, flag football, swimming, board games.
  • Supervised and taught children sports activities, including baseball, basketball, badminton, swimming, and arts and crafts.
  • Supervised field trips and daily activities as well as, instructed sports activities and team building core activities.
  • Managed a group of 8-10 children ages 5 through 9 and led creative, interactive and sports activities.
  • Led and participated in daily sports activities with a group of twelve year old boys and girls.
  • Arranged and coordinated recreational, and sports activities for campers, also promoted health and wellness to campers
  • Work with children between the ages of 5 and 13 doing sports activities and art and crafts.
  • Coordinated daily activities such as, arts and crafts, sports activities, and nature hikes.
  • Coordinated youth sports activities- swimming, basketball, arts & crafts, and educational games.
  • Worked with children ages 5 through 13 - Ran climbing wall and sports activities
  • Organize field trips, distribution of snacks, and organization of sports activities.
  • Planned, conducted and instructed age appropriate sports activities for children and youth.
  • Assisted with planning and conducting daily arts and crafts activities and sports activities.
  • Implemented recreational sports activities, arts and crafts and environmental resources.
  • Organized field trips to local attractions and planned and ran sports activities
  • Assisted campers in Arts and Crafts classes and outdoor sports activities.
  • Organized daily sports activities for children age four through fourteen.

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42. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Provided personal care for people with disabilities while aiding them in improving their gross motor skills and fine motor skills.
  • Supervised adults and children with physical and mental disabilities, provided personal care assistance, and provided some medical assistance.
  • Enforced rules and regulations that all had to follow- Held responsible for the safety, personal care of the children.
  • Provided 24 Hour Personal Care and Activities for Campers with a Variety of Disabilities with all Levels of Care.
  • Assist in personal care including feeding dressing, and bathroom needs as well as behavior management
  • Provided personal care, feeding, toileting, dressing and bathing for campers as required.
  • Assisted campers with various personal care tasks such as eating, dressing and toileting.
  • Assist with personal care, manage medications, and provide support in daily activities.
  • Monitored health, personal care, and safety of all children who attended camp Organized and attended off site field trips.
  • Offer help with campers' health needs and wellbeing such as helping in the bathroom with personal care.
  • Supervised campers who have physical and learning disabilities 24/7 Assisted campers with all activities and provided personal care
  • Assisted disabled individuals with daily activities Assisted clients with personal care Kept a daily log

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43. Program Activities

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Here's how Program Activities is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Communicate with parents/caregivers of campers by reporting on program activities and children's participation.
  • Planned lessons and implemented program activities that were culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate.
  • Participated in the development and implementation of program activities for participants ages 11-14.
  • Provided residential assistance with program activities, meal service and dormitory service.
  • Facilitated groups and organized program activities.
  • Planned and implemented program activities.
  • Supervised 20-30 kids ages 10-12 in a range of rock wall, gym, pool and off site program activities
  • Planned and organized lessons, crafts, and program activities, established workable schedules with other team members.
  • Developed and mentored enrolled children, liaised and scheduled with parents, and managed daily program activities.
  • Participate in staff meetings, conferences, training sessions and make recommendations on program activities.
  • Design and coordinate program activities for summer camp for children ages 4 to 13 yrs old
  • Supervised youth program activities and field trips, including swimming, baseball, and basketball.
  • Followed program activities, attended field trips, engaged with parents during sign-in and sign-out.
  • Lead, planned, organized, and implemented program activities for campers.
  • Helped to instruct in all area program activities.
  • Oversee all youth program activities.
  • Scheduled program activities and mealtime.
  • Assisted in camp program activities.
  • Program activities included: canoeing, swimming, hiking,outdoor cooking, arts and crafts, games and songs.
  • Participated in the development and implementation of program activities Maintained high standards of health and safety for campers and staff.

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44. Recreational Facilities

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Here's how Recreational Facilities is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Manage the daily operations of recreational facilities, including high ropes course.
  • Administered first aid according to prescribe procedures, enforced rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
  • Enforce rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety and notify emergency medical personnel when necessary.
  • Enforced rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
  • Manage the daily operations of recreational facilities.
  • Enforce rules and regulations of recreational facilities and manage the daily operation of recreational facilities.

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45. Plan Activities

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Here's how Plan Activities is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Follow provided curriculum and plan activities based on supplied materials
  • Assist students with homework, plan activities where the students learn how to work in groups, assist in planning educational trips
  • Monitored and helped plan activities including field trips, indoor and outdoor play, arts and crafts, literacy etc.
  • Assist children with activities* Plan Activities* Supervise children during play time and field trips* Assist children with developing social skills
  • Managed a group of children (6-12 years old) to plan activities and to ensure their safety
  • Collaborated with other counselors to plan activities for summer indoor rock climbing camp* Checked out climbing equipment
  • Plan activities for campers: Provide lunch to campers: Create new and exciting games for campers
  • Helped plan activities, supervised children, talked to parents- 40 hours a week for seven weeks
  • Plan activities, maintain children s safety, and complete all necessary service documentation.
  • Plan activities that would stimulate growth in language, social and motor skills.
  • Create and plan activities like arts and crafts, physical, and culinary.
  • Worked with other counselors to plan activities and events of each day.
  • Participated in meetings between the director and other leads to plan activities.
  • Required to plan activities for children along with setting up events.
  • Plan activities that give children the opportunity to express themselves creatively.
  • Plan activities for the children to do throughout the day.
  • Plan activities that help all campers to experience success.
  • Work with outside agencies to plan activities.
  • Plan activities, mentor and motivate.
  • Plan activities for the kids.

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46. Core Values

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Here's how Core Values is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Served as a mentor for youth, helping to nurture the self-esteem, confidence, and core values of each participant.
  • Implemented the four core values of the YMCA (Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Caring).
  • Modeled and encouraged YMCA core values of honesty, responsibility, respect, and caring.
  • Acted as a role model to campers by exemplifying the YMCA s five core values.
  • Operated as a role model in demonstrating core values of the YMCA.
  • Produce activities that correspond to weekly themes and organizational core values.
  • Conducted activities that centered on YMCA discipline and core values.
  • Organized and executed daily camp activities while teaching core values.
  • Educated children in core values.
  • Encouraged to kids the core values of honesty, care, respect, and responsibility.
  • Help the children build confidence and strong core values (ex.
  • watched children during summer - took kids on field trips - taught swimming lessons - taught YMCA core values to campers

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47. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Provide daily supervision of children by encouraging structured activities and creating a safe environment.
  • Ensured a safe environment and established a positive atmosphere by encouraging meaningful interactions.
  • Organized and distributed equipment and monitored the activities insuring a safe environment.
  • Provided emotionally and logistically safe environment for growth of clients.
  • Maintained and enforced a safe environment for participants.
  • Supervised children while providing a safe environment.
  • Provide a safe environment for children while introducing them to the educational wonders of the outdoors through creative activities and lessons.
  • Supervised children ages 3-10, maintained safe environment at all times, conducted group activities, attended to children's individual needs
  • Assisted in creating a fun and safe environment for campers to have fun, grow, and be with friends.
  • Provided child care service for the after school program including creating a safe environment and engaging children in educational activities.
  • Helped manage a group of up to 40 children aged 7 to 13 while maintaining a fun yet safe environment
  • Ensured that children were in a safe environment in which they could learn various sports at a beginner level.
  • Create a fun and safe environment for kids to explore and discover new aspects of themselves and our world.
  • Engaged groups of up to 10 campers ages 3-12 in fun and challenging activities while maintaining a safe environment.
  • Supervised camp calendar activities and developed daily activities for children to learn and have fun in a safe environment.
  • Worked with children to provide safe activities and a safe environment to engage their development at a young age.
  • Assisted in providing a safe environment for children who were blind for visually impaired on a daily basis.
  • Provide a safe environment for children to learn, and play while ensuring good health through physical activity.
  • Supervised large groups of kids (10-20 per group) in outdoor activities while maintaining a safe environment.
  • Organized and oversaw learning based arts and crafts activities for children while maintaining an enjoyable and safe environment.

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48. Personal Growth

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Here's how Personal Growth is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Developed positive, proactive relationship with participants, facilitated personal growth, inspired confidence and leadership in children
  • Assisted children in personal and interpersonal growth through cooperative games and interactive programming.
  • Provided opportunities for camper personal growth.
  • Planned, taught, coordinated, and carried out activities that promoted personal growth and character building in campers.
  • Planned, coordinated, and executed activities while guiding campers in personal growth and helped expand their sports skills.
  • Planned, coordinated, and successfully completed activities while guiding campers in personal growth and daily living skills.
  • Planned and executed daily activities while leading campers ages 9 through 16 in personal growth and basketball technique.
  • Collaborate with the Peter Paul Development Center to assist children with educational and personal growth and development.
  • Ensured the safety and well-being of the campers while showing a dedication to their personal growth.
  • Helped maintain a flexible program and classroom environment favorable to learning and personal growth.
  • Assisted and taught campers to play tennis any guided them in activities of personal growth
  • Planned, coordinated and executed soccer activities while guiding campers in personal growth.
  • Initiated and led group and individual development discussions on personal growth.
  • Guided campers in their personal growth and daily living skills.
  • Ensured the safety, well-being and personal growth of campers.
  • Enhanced personal growth and development through networking with counselors.
  • Provide an educational and fun experience for campersin order to facilitate personal growth.
  • Encourage children in group activities and in personal growth Educate with activities and hands-on experience.
  • Ensured the safety of all campers Taught life skills and promote personal growth Carried out the mission of the camp
  • Fostered interpersonal growth & team building amongst 100s of kids over 5 summers Planned activities emphasizing teamwork, inclusivity, & responsibility

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49. Positive Attitude

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Here's how Positive Attitude is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Organized activities, and Created and encouraged positive attitudes for children
  • Maintained a positive atmosphere by modeling a positive attitude.
  • Provided a consistent positive attitude and genuine enthusiasm.
  • Innovated creative ways to engage the campers in games and activities by means of a positive attitude and enthusiasm.
  • Presented positive attitude and appearance; patient, loving, kind toward the children and other employees.
  • Provide a positive environment for children to develop relationships, team-building skills, and positive attitudes.
  • Be a good role model to campers and staff with a positive attitude and desirable behavior.
  • Used a positive attitude and a relationship with God to inspire campers as well as staff.
  • Lead by example maintaining a positive attitude and fun atmosphere while overseeing assigned group.
  • Provided structure at all times while encouraging positive attitudes and respect for others.
  • Maintained an enthusiastic and positive attitude even in the face of challenges.
  • Provided positive attitude towards true sportsmanship with the importance of team play.
  • Mentored and supervised group exhibits, modeled a pleasant, positive attitude.
  • Maintained positive attitude and working relationship with other staff in my group.
  • Plan and participate in all camp activities with a positive attitude.
  • Maintain a positive attitude towards children and parents in challenging situations.
  • Maintain a positive attitude with the children through the daily activities.
  • Demonstrated a positive attitude to the children in my care.
  • Observe children to maintain a positive attitude throughout daily activities.
  • Implemented problem solving skills and maintained a positive attitude.

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50. Art Projects

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Here's how Art Projects is used in Summer Camp Counselor jobs:
  • Offered art projects that incorporated educational aspects and allowed for expressing individual creativity.
  • Supervised campers and led a variety of activities and programs such as Kickball, Art Projects, Swimming, and Basketball.
  • Organized activities, art projects, and methods to encourage creative expression through the use of physical and intellectual activities.
  • Assisted in creating final presentation that included art projects, dance numbers, and skits performed by campers.
  • Invent and implement fun games and art projects that spark teamwork and creativity in the children.
  • Designed weekly art projects for campers, invented games and activities, purchased necessary materials.
  • Coordinated and engaged children ages 5-12 in indoor and outdoor activities, especially art projects.
  • Assisted teacher and children with art projects at an after-school Young Arts Program.
  • Organized outdoor games, cultural activities, as well as art projects.
  • Handled games, art projects, changing diapers, feeding, etc.
  • Performed weekly animal enrichment, art projects, games, animal feeding/encounters.
  • Organize art projects such as craft design, drawing and coloring images.
  • Coordinated art projects and activities for campers ages 4 to 12.
  • Work with different age groups on science and art projects.
  • Used my creativity to make examples for art projects
  • Camp facilitator for ages 6-8 Engaged campers in art projects, gross motor games and science projects.
  • 3.Coordinated trips, events, and themed art projects to expand the culture of the students.
  • Assisted 8-15 year olds with class art projects and aided students with general needs.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Summer Camp Counselor

Daily Activities32.5%
Child Care30.5%
Summer Camps13.2%
Fellow Counselors4.3%
Recreational Activities3.7%
Lesson Plans2%
Positive Role Model1.8%
Safe Play Environment1.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Summer Camp Counselor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Daily Activities
Daily Activities
29%
29%
2
2
Child Care
Child Care
27.3%
27.3%
3
3
Summer Camps
Summer Camps
11.7%
11.7%
4
4
Fellow Counselors
Fellow Counselors
3.9%
3.9%
5
5
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
3.3%
3.3%
6
6
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
1.8%
1.8%
7
7
Positive Role Model
Positive Role Model
1.6%
1.6%
8
8
Safe Play Environment
Safe Play Environment
1.4%
1.4%
9
9
CPR
CPR
1.1%
1.1%
10
10
Small Groups
Small Groups
0.9%
0.9%
11
11
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.9%
0.9%
12
12
AGE Groups
AGE Groups
0.8%
0.8%
13
13
Special Needs
Special Needs
0.8%
0.8%
14
14
Mathematics
Mathematics
0.8%
0.8%
15
15
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
0.8%
0.8%
16
16
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
0.7%
0.7%
17
17
Incident Reports
Incident Reports
0.7%
0.7%
18
18
Weekly Schedules
Weekly Schedules
0.7%
0.7%
19
19
Educational Activities
Educational Activities
0.6%
0.6%
20
20
Summer Program
Summer Program
0.6%
0.6%
21
21
Customer Service
Customer Service
0.6%
0.6%
22
22
Fun Environment
Fun Environment
0.6%
0.6%
23
23
Bible
Bible
0.6%
0.6%
24
24
Kindergarten
Kindergarten
0.5%
0.5%
25
25
Accurate Program Records
Accurate Program Records
0.5%
0.5%
26
26
Emergency Procedures
Emergency Procedures
0.5%
0.5%
27
27
Daily Schedule
Daily Schedule
0.4%
0.4%
28
28
Fun Activities
Fun Activities
0.4%
0.4%
29
29
Physical Activities
Physical Activities
0.4%
0.4%
30
30
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
0.4%
0.4%
31
31
Special Events
Special Events
0.4%
0.4%
32
32
Camper Behavior Issues
Camper Behavior Issues
0.4%
0.4%
33
33
Appropriate Curriculum
Appropriate Curriculum
0.3%
0.3%
34
34
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.3%
0.3%
35
35
Different Activities
Different Activities
0.3%
0.3%
36
36
Logbook Documentation
Logbook Documentation
0.3%
0.3%
37
37
Class Activities
Class Activities
0.3%
0.3%
38
38
General Safety
General Safety
0.3%
0.3%
39
39
Positive Reinforcement Method
Positive Reinforcement Method
0.3%
0.3%
40
40
Program Areas
Program Areas
0.3%
0.3%
41
41
Sports Activities
Sports Activities
0.3%
0.3%
42
42
Personal Care
Personal Care
0.3%
0.3%
43
43
Program Activities
Program Activities
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
Recreational Facilities
Recreational Facilities
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Plan Activities
Plan Activities
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
Core Values
Core Values
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.2%
0.2%
48
48
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
0.2%
0.2%
49
49
Positive Attitude
Positive Attitude
0.2%
0.2%
50
50
Art Projects
Art Projects
0.2%
0.2%

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