Camp Counselor Resume Sample

Updated June 17, 2016

You write the best resume that you can and sometimes, even that isn’t good enough. The fault is not yours. The fault lies with the ever-changing circumstances that prevail. One day, an employer wants things to be ABC but the very next day, he may change them to BCA! It is frustrating.

So we have to find a way to impress him despite the odds.

Here is a resume that is written to beat all the odds of this sort.

Related: Camp Counselor Job Description


Camp Counselor Resume Sample


Tina Mane

220 Park Boulevard N ● Venice, FL 12020 ● (000) 210-4121 ● tina.mane @ email . com


Professional Summary: Enthusiastic Camp Counselor with over 5 years of experience in supervising and guiding camping groups to ensure a positive and nurturing camp experienced. Highly skilled in planning, organizing and implementing age-appropriate activities and maintaining a constant count of campers. Works cooperatively with staff members and participants to ensure constant harmony. A proactive individual who is adept at acquainting participants with camp rules, activities, daily schedules and traditions of camp.


• Group Leading • Behavior Management
• Rainy day Programs • Camper Count
• Positive Interaction • Potential Volunteers Identification
• Problem Solving • Weekly Scheduling
• Activities Execution • Accident / Incident Handling
• Program Site Maintenance • Campers Safety

• Singlehandedly led a group of elderly campers through a programs involving both physical and mental activities
• Created, implemented and led 5 groups of children with special needs, resulting in increased confidence on the participants’ end
• Stopped a potentially harmful situation involving a bear attack, quickly warding off danger by distracting the beast
• Wrote a manual on basic camp activities, now used as the main source of educational material for all camp participants


Camp Counselor | 8/2015 to Present
Education Alternatives, Venice, FL

• Create and organize activities to meet the different tastes and requirements of participants
• Implemented age-appropriate activities according to standardized procedures
• Oversee camp activities to ensure that they are being carried out properly
• Lead campers on trails and treks after ensuring that they understand safety rules
• Assume responsibility for all participants by ensuring that they follow rules and protocols appropriately
• Observe camp behavior and ensure that any loopholes of misdemeanor or bad conduct are appropriately filled

Camp Counselor | 5/2012 to 8/2015
Some Company, Tampa, FL

• Kept campers active and engaged in fun and challenging activities, while maintaining a safe environment
• Interacted with children and parents in a professional, yet friendly manner to ensure maintenance of trust
• Ascertained that all participants are following appropriate rules for each activity and provide guidance where there is need for comprehension
• Took the lead during distressing situations such as accidents or arguments in a bid to resolve the issue immediately
• Took responsibility for supplies and equipment used during activities and ensure that any damages or problems are communicated to the management immediately
• Ascertained that proper procedures are followed up for signing in and out for participants and address any concerns such as late arrivals and more shows

Campy Volunteer | 2/2010 to 5/2012
Lifetime Fitness, Venice, FL

• Assisted camp counselors in creating and implementing age-appropriate activities
• Ascertained that all participants are aware of camp rules and regulations by providing them with detailed information
• Collected participants in one area at the beginning of each activity and ensured that they understood procedures
• Led campers on hikes and nature walks and assumed responsibility for their health and safety
• Took and recorded attendance at the beginning of each day and ensured that singing in and out procedures were properly followed

Associate of Arts in Sociology – 2010
St. Adams Community College, Venice, FL