Camp Counsellor at Wild Packs Summer Camps

Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Almond
Review Date
Roles
Art Arts/Entertainment/Media Education/Teaching Leisure and Hospitality Social Work Sport/Sports Management

4.2/5

The Role
4.9
The Company
4.8
The Culture
2.4

Role Description

Looking after entire cabin and dance/drama teacher

The Role

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

I loved this so so much I would definitely recommend and can't wait to work at a summer camp next summer
5 /5

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

my colleagues were great. they were so supportive and we were all there for each other when we needed it most.
5 /5

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

there were some tough times at camp and my supervisors definitely were quick to help in personal and camp related problems.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Extremely busy. I hardly had time to myself, but i never got bored
5 /5

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

a lot, I was in charge of looking after a whole cabin at all times and was also given the responsibility of conducting activities
5 /5

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

extremely. these are skills that I believe will assist me in life as I go onto working with children.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

amazing, I was never bored and got to try out so many new things
5 /5

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

very organised
5 /5

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

all training was given
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • International Travel
5 /5

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

very appealing
5 /5

The Culture

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

yes. all colleagues respected and appreciated each other
3 /5

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

only had to pay for my food every 2 weeks as I was fed at camp
4 /5

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

no nightlife - we worked at night too. just on weekends
1 /5

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

the odd fair and restaurant
3 /5