Camp Counselor at Wild Packs Summer Camps

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Connecticut USA
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Travel and Tourism

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8.5/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

8.5

The Role

Role Description

Working with children in an American Summer Camp. Teaching sports and looking after the children's general welfare.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

My placement at camp was amazing! It really suited my skillset and was perfect for me.

9/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

I felt really valued by my colleagues as we created a great team spirit from day one and everyone helped each other out to make it a great environment to work in.

8/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

My direct supervisors were very encouraging and supportive.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy!

9/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Quite a lot. I was responsible for 12 campers and looked after their daily needs. You create a great bond with your campers.

10/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I have learned some fantastic skills, like team working, listening, activity leadership and management skills.

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It was a very fun and lively place to work!

9/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Fantastic. My visa sponsorship company Wild packs helped me so much in getting my visa and in supporting me from the moment I applied.

10/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

I was given the opportunity to learn a lot of different skills and put through lifeguard training as well.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Internship
7/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

8/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

We enjoyed travelling around the local area on days off together.

9/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Pretty similar to the UK

9/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

We had some bars nearby which were great but there wasn't a lot around.

7/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

On days off a trip to the mall, theme park or into New York was always arranged.

9/10

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