Summer Camp Director "there's very few places in the world where kids can unplug from technology, connect with other kids their age, and learn new skills,"


  • Recruiting staff & campers
  • Advetising
  • Budget
  • Develop schedules, activities, and emergency plans
  • Monitor safety

Work Schedule

  • Year-round planning and preparation
  • During camp time directors may work 80 hr. weeks

Salary is $15,000- $52,000

Work Environment: Outdoors during camp & office setting during off seasons

People: parents, staff, marketing outlets, & children

Issues & Problems

  • Unhappy children and/or parents
  • Injured campers
  • Severe weather
  • Uncooperative or insubordinate staff


  • Happy campers
  • Can live where you work
  • Memories are always being made!
  • Travel insurance

Summer camp directors create an environment that allow children to build relationships, build independence, develop leadership skills, create group working skills, and give children life-long memories!

Works Cited


By: Jaci Simmons


Created with images by sasint - "adventure backpack the bag" • edar - "in the workplace notebook office" • TBIT - "dollar bank note money" • saritarobinson - "summer kids camp '08 104" • phil41dean - "No Drama Here" • saritarobinson - "Picture 600" • sasint - "boys scout scouting"

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