Summer Camp Benefits

Spending time at a summer camp is a powerful experience for instilling confidence in children. Multiple people in my family have experience as summer camp staff. I was a camp director for eight years. Those experiences have shaped how I approach many situations. It’s been the same with the others in the family who had that experience. I highly recommend spending at least one summer working at a camp to develop good parenting and leadership […]

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Summer Camp Is Good for Your Career

It’s spring break where I live. That means it’s time to make summer plans. I encourage young adults to consider spending the summer on staff at a summer camp site. Having worked as the Executive Director of a Lutheran camp and retreat ministry, I can think of no better preparation for the “real world” than a summer camp job. I’ve watched the tremendous emotional and mental growth summer camp jobs have had on both my […]

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