American Summer Camps Blog

Should You Do Summer Camp?

As a mom in her late 30s with two kids who have attended sleepaway camp for the past two years, I’ve experienced firsthand the incredible benefits of summer camp. The friendships my children have developed, the new skills they’ve picked up, and the boost in their confidence have been remarkable. Their joy and happiness are …Read More »

Some of the Best Summer Camps in the World

Some of the best summer camps in the world are nestled within the vast and diverse landscapes of the United States, offering unparalleled opportunities for adventure, growth, and lifelong memories. One of the reasons why the U.S. boasts top-notch summer sleepaway camps is its stunning natural scenery, ranging from rugged mountains and pristine lakes to …Read More »

Seven of The Best Summer Camps To Work At In 2024

Embark on an exhilarating journey this summer by joining the ranks of the world’s most renowned camps nestled within the heart of the U.S.A.! These camps aren’t just ordinary summer destinations for children; they’re veritable havens for adventure-seeking individuals like you, offering unparalleled opportunities for both fun and personal growth. Immerse yourself in the vibrant …Read More »

Amplify Arts Project Now Hiring: Year-Round, Part-Time Administrative Associate + Registrar

Come grow with us! Amplify Arts Project needs a part-time associate who is responsible for a variety of tasks that touch on every facet of the organization: operations, programs, development, events, marketing + PR, social media, and more. This is a year-round, 20 hours/week position; telecommuting will be considered. BIPOC women + gender-expansive humans are strongly encouraged …Read More »

Getting Ready for Camp: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Preparing for Camp Life As your summer camp adventure approaches, it’s time to make essential preparations to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience. From packing the right essentials to addressing health considerations and understanding cultural sensitivity, here’s what you need to know. Packing Essentials Health and Safety Considerations Cultural Sensitivity By taking these preparations seriously, …Read More »

What Do You Do At Summer Camp?

Summer camp is an exciting adventure where you get to explore the great outdoors, make new friends, and try out all sorts of fun activities! At summer camp, there’s something for everyone, whether you’re into sports, arts and crafts, adventure, or just spending time in nature. During the day, you might go swimming in the …Read More »

What is a Summer Camp?

Picture a magical realm where the laughter of children mingles with the rustle of leaves and the gentle lapping of waves against the shore. This enchanting place, known as a summer camp, beckons young adventurers from far and wide to immerse themselves in a world of boundless possibilities. Nestled amidst the majestic beauty of nature—whether …Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Landing a Summer Camp Job

Kickstart Your Adventure: A Comprehensive Guide to Summer Camp Employment (How to Apply For Summer Camp Jobs) Introduction: Why Work at a Summer Camp? Working at a summer camp is a unique and rewarding experience that allows you to make a difference in children’s lives while gaining valuable skills and memories that last a lifetime. …Read More »

What Working at Camp Can Teach you!

Working at a summer camp offers a wealth of valuable lessons and experiences that contribute to personal and professional growth. Here are several key areas in which working at a summer camp can provide valuable teachings: Camp counselors are entrusted with the responsibility of guiding and supervising campers. This role allows them to develop and …Read More »

Summer Jobs for Nursing Students

Summer jobs at summer camps can be an excellent opportunity for nursing students and certified LPNs to gain practical experience and build their resumes. Working at a summer camp allows nursing students to apply their knowledge and skills in a unique and challenging environment, while also providing an opportunity to make a positive impact on …Read More »

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