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Posts Tagged ‘California Summer Camp’

Meeting New Friends At Camp

It is the final stretch before the camp season officially starts, and it’s the perfect time to start preparing both physically and mentally for camp.  The physical preparation is pretty standard: get your packing started, fill out your camp forms, and so on. However, preparing mentally means coming up with a camp game plan and…

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Camp Inspired Activities

Can’t get enough of camp? Are the weeks of summer just not long enough?  Take some of the camp spirit home with you with these camp-inspired activities. No matter which activity you miss the most from your days at camp, we’ve got ideas to keep the post-camp blues at bay until next summer rolls around.…

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Summer Camp Must Haves

Shorts, tank tops, swimsuits- check.  You’ve got the basics ready to roll, but what are those camp must-haves that you haven’t thought of? Here is a list of a few items that no camp luggage is complete without.     Stationary While we have a one-way email system at Canyon Creek, nothing beats good ol’…

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From Caterpillar to Butterfly: How Camp Transforms

You can spot them from a mile away- the shy, overwhelmed camper slowly emerging from the busload of cheerfully shouting kids. This new camper creeps out of the masses and quietly moves to the outskirts of the excitement.  The reserved camper, like a caterpillar, has no idea of what they can and will become with…

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Working as a Camp Counselor to Boost Your Resume

Internships, volunteer work, GPAs, oh my! Putting together a resume is tricky business, but as any employer will tell you, having a strong resume is critical to being considered for that dream job.  With more and more qualified applicants joining the workforce every day, having the same old summer internships on your resume won’t make…

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Camp Through the Eyes of Staff

When it comes to camp, it’s all about the kids and the joy that they experience during their summer away, but have you ever wondered what camp is like from the other side?  What is it like to be an adult working in the land of children? Speaking as a pro, it’s difficult to put…

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Making the Transition from Day Camp to Sleepaway Camp

It’s that time of the year again when making summer plans jumps to the forefront of all of our minds. Although the thought of falling into the same day camp routine as last summer might seem tempting, for many families, it is time to consider sending the kids to sleepaway camp. Sleepaway camp provides opportunities…

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Why Summer Camp Is Worth Every Penny

It’s the beginning of the year and a time that typically inspires introspection. Is it a good time for a career change? Should we have another child? Is it time to up-size or downsize the homestead? And yes, is summer camp worth the cost? While we cannot help you decide if you should relocate or…

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