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What are the main things that camp counselors do?

I want to apply to be a camp counselor this summer at an overnight camp but I'm not sure what camp counselors exactly do. I know that they watch the kids and stuff like that. What else do they do? How much do they get paid?

Asked By: Olive - 1/3/2010
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I worked at a summer camp this past summer. Albeit I wasn't a counselor, I was around the counselors a lot, and I was talking to the director to get a job next summer, but, at the camp I worked at, I can't be a counselor until I am either out of high school, or after my first year of college -- it depends on a lot of... More
Answered By: Murray - 1/3/2010
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The do team building with kids. Usually play games. Thinking sessions. Take them to meals. Take them on hikes. My sister is a Lutheran camp counselor. So they do bible studies and stuff like that.
Answered By: єנg (ωє gσ вαcк lιкє1980] - 1/3/2010
 
they like help kids with their problems
Answered By: Kissa - 1/3/2010
 
talk to the kids if they have issues i don't think you get paid i think you get extra credits though
Answered By: Katelyn™ - 1/3/2010
 
molest the 5 year olds
Answered By: Michael - 1/3/2010
 
Basically, where I am a counsellor, I help kids with horseback riding and make sure they don't drown (even though we have 2 lifeguards xp) and make sure everyone is up in the morning, ready to go to breakfast and wake n shake. :D
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Answered By: ɱangö {was Alex} - 1/3/2010
 
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