Residential Camp Counselor Resume Samples

A Residential Camp Counselor ensures campers are safe at all times. Job description and duties are listed on the Residential Camp Counselor Resume as – planning outdoor activities or sports for groups of campers, creating weekly or daily schedules taking into account children’s age groups and interests, leading recreational and educational activities, escorting and overseeing children, educating campers through games and explorations, setting up and maintaining equipment, solving occasional fights between children and addressing behavioral issues, making sure all safety rules are followed, ensuring camping site is clean, and performing first aid and taking care of injuries as needed.

Apart from proven work experience, the following skills are required – familiarity with camping and various outdoor activities, patient and reliability, organizational and communication skills, a love for children, energetic and positive personality, first aid and CPR certified, and multitasking skills. A high school diploma or GED is commonplace among job applicants.

 

Residential Camp Counselor Resume example

Residential Camp Counselor Resume

Objective : To secure part time employment or an internship in the field of Psychology and Child Counseling using hard work, motivation, and most importantly patience. Organizing and overseeing all aspects of daily cabin life. Ensuring counselors are looking after camper needs appropriately. Taking responsibility for camper safety and follow emergency procedures as needed.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Blackboard, Fax, Team Building, Community Relations, Community Outreach.

Description :

    1. Planned camp activities that were conducted for the children Implemented the daily schedule as well as directed and supervised children in various planned and unplanned activities.
    2. Provided a secure and safety environment to campers of different ethnicities and backgrounds. 
    3. Established a set of rules and regulations that were expected to be followed by all in the cabins and on camp grounds.
    4. Directed and co taught cooking class on camp grounds daily Accomplishments I had such a rewarding, life changing experience at this camp.
    5. Made an impact on the campers lives but they made such an impact on my life as an adult.
    6. Enjoyed my experience with working with children who come from all different backgrounds.
    7. Gained better communication with members of my team as welll and made some life long friendships.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S. In Psychology


Residential Camp Counselor Resume

Headline : To secure part time employment or an internship in the field of Psychology and Child Counseling using hard work, motivation, and most importantly patience. Leading creative Wake-Ups and Morning Circles. Overseeing quality cabin clean-ups and orderly showers during morning Unit Time. Ensuring Siestas and Cabin Chats are led appropriately by counselors.

Skills : Windows, Macintosh, Microsoft Suite, Autodesk AutoCAD, MATLAB, Pro-Engineer, Mathcad, ANSYS, Passport, OSLO optical software.

Description :

    1. Used my patience as I had to work with kids as young as 8 and as old as 16 and 17.
    2. Used my communication skills, not only with communicating with the campers, but also the rest of the staff.
    3. Also had to use my creativity to keep a fun and enjoyable experience for the children.
    4. Responsible for the supervision of 3 to 35 campers at all hours for 9 weeks Promoted respect for others and taught the Girl Scout values of building .
    5. Acted as mentor for under served youth during Youth Enrichment camp programs Led team building and nature based activities and adventures to teach .
    6. Obtained CPR/CPI certification Weekly overnight summer camp for adults and children from June through and weekends once a month from .
    7. Worked one on one with individuals of various ages with a variety of disabilities Use therapeutic techniques to comfort and develop the personal skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.S. In Psychology


Residential Camp Counselor Resume

Summary : Residential Camp Counselor with 8 years of experience in Supervising counselor and camper behavior and duties during meals. Facilitating timely and complete Kitchen Party (KP) duties as scheduled. Substituting as a Cabin Counselor whenever a counselor is on time off. Leading all aspects of the off-site overnight camping trips.

Skills : Spss, Minitab, Stata, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Live-in counselor who assisted special needs individuals at camp with activities and daily living needs.
    2. Oversaw the safety and security of camp participants to reduce the risk of bodily harm or incidents in a variety of situations.
    3. Provided assistance with walking and light exercises.
    4. Maintained clean cabins for every camper and took inventory of all items.
    5. Checked campers out of their cabins during camp openings/closings.
    6. Provided instruction and support for beginning and intermediate swimmers at several swim related functions.
    7. Provided first aid care for on-site injuries.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S. In Psychology

Residential Camp Counselor Resume

Objective : Residential Camp Counselor is Utilizing my engineering, physics, organizational, and problem solving skills in a professional atmosphere and broaden them within the discipline of mechanical engineering and design. Leading spontaneous activities during unstructured times. Setting appropriate limits and boundaries with campers and counselors. Showing positive tone and patience when communicating with campers and counselors. Managing camper and counselor behavior in a positive manner according to training.

Skills : Microsoft Office: Word, Powerpoint, Excel, MATLAB, Simulink, Xenoview, NX.

Description :

    1. Organized and led a variety of small and large group activities each session.
    2. Activated may include crafts, nature, songs, games, opening and closing ceremonies, swimming, archery, canoeing, etc.
    3. Identified and responded to camper behavior issues.
    4. Ensured that the site is kept clean, organized, and free of litter.
    5. Communicated with parents about participant's experiences and report concerns to Camp Leadership.
    6. Stayed overnight with campers for two weeks.
    7. First week worked with campers ages 8-10 second week worked with campers 14-15.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Psychology

Residential Camp Counselor Resume

Objective : Hard working and caring individual seeking position in a group home in which I can assist clients with developmental disabilities with various activities of daily living and help to ensure the greatest level of comfort and enjoyment of all clients. Acting as a positive role model for campers and fellow staff members.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communications, Customer Service, Classroom Managment, Fundraising, Educator, Management.

Description :

    1. Watched over and managed older girls cabin with three other counselors.
    2. Provided care and supervision for adults ages twenty to eighty with developmental and physical disabilities and assisted in feeding, dressing, .
    3. Provided care and supervision for people with physical and developmental disabilities ages eight to sixty-five and assisted in feeding, dressing, .
    4. Issued receipts, refunds, credits, or charge outstanding to customers Resolve customer complaints if required Welcome customers entering in grocery.
    5. Generated long-term income by providing an experience campers would want to return to year after year.
    6. Supervised 8-10 individuals ages 11-17 for 24 hours 6 days a week.
    7. Reduced number of expenditures by maintaining equipment and ensuring safety of all campers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Counseling

Residential Camp Counselor Resume

Objective : Residential Camp Counselor with 5 years of experience in Facilitating and/or assisting with general activities and sessions. Arranging Zoom calls for sessions. Providing technical support to faculty and students. Creating and implementing afternoon and/or evening engagement sessions. Attending and participating in all trainings, meetings, and planning sessions. Maintaining camper and colleague confidentiality at all times.

Skills : Public Speaking, Implementation, Event Planning, Written Communication, Crisis Intervention, Written Correspondence, Child Care.

Description :

    1. Supported the staff and Outdoor Science School policies in planning and carrying out all phases of the program.
    2. Worked with the Site Supervisor to train and mentor program staff (Program Leaders & volunteers).
    3. Planed social living and life skills components of program, i.e., student duties, campfire, recreation, cabin living, mealtime programming.
    4. Led elementary students and counselors (high school and college volunteers) in daily duties, i.e., table setting, dining room clean-up, recycling, recreation, meal programs and campfires.
    5. Trained, mentored and supervised counselors.
    6. Evaluated counselor performance with daily oral feedback and final written evaluations.
    7. Performed duties of dining hall steward (if assigned) and be a host to visitors.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              MS

              Residential Camp Counselor Resume

              Objective : Residential Camp Counselor with 4 years of experience in performing a variety of support duties through close interaction with administrative staff and faculty and, as needed, with other departments and/or organizations. Assisting will supervise, guide, and ensure the safety of children as they engage in camp activities. Assisting in the activity planning process, adhere to all training policies and procedures, and lead the campers as they participate in camp events.

              Skills : Training, Policy Assistant.

              Description :

                1. Assisted with emergency situations as needed.
                2. Facilitated high-quality NGs, DGs, OATs activities and EPs as scheduled.
                3. Arrived on time and fully prepared to lead all scheduled activities.
                4. Generated excitement for programs through personal enthusiasm and skits.
                5. Made topics engaging, fun and educational for participants.
                6. Led and/or participated in creative Wake Ups and Morning Circles.
                7. Ensured campers leave the unit appropriately prepared for the weather and activities.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                2-5 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Executive
                                Education
                                Education
                                MS

                                Residential Camp Counselor Resume

                                Objective : Residential Camp Counselor is Applying Camp philosophy and resources to bring about each child's fullest growth-socially, physically, spiritually, emotionally and academically. Implementing, through Camp program curriculum, each camper's educational plan through experiential learning and insures balanced programming and educational experiences. Working closely with Groupwork Supervisor to evaluate each camper's academic performance.

                                Skills : Supervising Skills, Academic Skills.

                                Description :

                                  1. Facilitated quality cabin clean-ups and orderly showers during morning Unit Time.
                                  2. Focused on your campers during meals and facilitate Dining Hall duties.
                                  3. Facilitated a quiet, restful cabin environment during daily Siesta.
                                  4. Led effective and engaging nightly Cabin Chats.
                                  5. Led spontaneous activities during unstructured times.
                                  6. Showed positive tone and patience when communicating with campers.
                                  7. Supported campers with homesickness with caring and compassion.
                                            Years of Experience
                                            Experience
                                            2-5 Years
                                            Experience Level
                                            Level
                                            Executive
                                            Education
                                            Education
                                            GED

                                            Residential Camp Counselor Resume

                                            Objective : Residential Camp Counselor with 2 years of experience in Completing written evaluations concerning each camper, group and their progress. Keeping abreast of each camper's progress and helps insure that individual camper's needs are being met within the group. Maintaining the camp site (including shelters and trails), construction materials and equipment as an integral part of the therapeutic process.

                                            Skills : Process Assistant, Training, Emergency Assistant.

                                            Description :

                                              1. Acted as a positive role model for campers and fellow staff members.
                                              2. Ensured campers’ basic needs (food, water, health, sleep) are met each day.
                                              3. Supervised campers effectively during cabin, meal, program and transition times.
                                              4. Clearly communicated expectations.
                                              5. Managed camper behavior in a positive manner according to training.
                                              6. Followed emergency procedures according to training.
                                              7. Facilitated high-quality NG’s DG’s, OAT’s activities and EP’s as scheduled.
                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                          Experience
                                                                          2-5 Years
                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                          Level
                                                                          Executive
                                                                          Education
                                                                          Education
                                                                          BA

                                                                          Residential Camp Counselor Resume

                                                                          Objective : To obtain a Residential Camp Counselor is Participating in maintenance and improvement of camp property. Helping plan and executing adventure trips which may consist of trips up to 6 weeks in duration, for group and individual development. Keeping Group Work Supervisor informed of any needs or problems. Participating in camper, family and group conferences as needed.

                                                                          Skills : Decision Making, Planning, Policy Assistant.

                                                                          Description :

                                                                            1. Planed and led one Unit Night evening program per session.
                                                                            2. Arrived on time and fully prepared to lead all scheduled activities.
                                                                            3. Generated excitement for programs through personal enthusiasm and skits.
                                                                            4. Made topics engaging, fun and educational for participants.
                                                                            5. Supported and mentored Cabin Counselors.
                                                                            6. Ensured counselors are meeting expectations and abiding by policies.
                                                                            7. Provided one-on-one feedback to counselors at least once weekly.
                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                        2-5 Years
                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                        Level
                                                                                        Executive
                                                                                        Education
                                                                                        Education
                                                                                        GED