Camp Counsellor at Wild Packs Summer Camps

Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Almond USA
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Art Arts/Entertainment/Media Education/Teaching Leisure and Hospitality Social Work Sport/Sports Management

8.4/10

The Role
9.8
Organisation
9.6

Socialising

4.8

The Role

Role Description

Looking after entire cabin and dance/drama teacher

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

10/10

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.

10/10

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.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

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

9/10

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

10/10

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.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

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

10/10

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

very organised

10/10

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

all training was given

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • International Travel
10/10

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

very appealing

10/10

Social

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

yes. all colleagues respected and appreciated each other

5/10

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

8/10

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

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

1/10

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

the odd fair and restaurant

5/10