Preparing Your Activities & Lesson Plans

Summer Camp Riding Lesson

As I’ve said before, and I’m sure I’ll say again, working as a counselor at summer camp is one of the best jobs in the world. But despite the common misconception, it’s not all just playing around. There is actual work involved too. Quite a lot of it. Most counselors will be teaching a skill to the kids, often on their own to a group of 20+ rowdy children, and you soon realise that there’s a lot more to it than just turning up and winging it.

So what have you got planned so far? You know what you’re taking with you, and you’ve thought about where you want to travel after camp ends, but what about while you’re actually AT camp? Have you thought about what you’re going to be doing each day, or what you’re going to be teaching (if you’re running an activity that is).

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