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65 Camp Counselor Questions And Answers

5⟩ How do you handle stressful situations as Camp Counselor?

Depends on the situation. with misbehaving kids resolve the issue quickly before it builds. if the whole group is hectic keep calm and maintain composure but still be fun and sensitive yet know when to have authority. if with parents talk with them and respect them.


6⟩ What experiences do you have with kids?

I have worked in several different places that involved working with children such as being an, Nanny, an day camp counselor, and a day care worker. At all of my previous jobs I took care of all of the children just like if they were my siblings, or my own. I am very diligent when it comes to children. I am sensitive but straightforward (to the Point) when it comes to both of their needs and wants, and I am an successful leader, and lastly most of the children I have worked with in the past confided in me, and looked up to me as an older brother.


12⟩ Why do you want to be a camp counselor?

I attended the camp as a child and really enjoyed it. The counselors made it a memorable experience for me and I want to be a part of making this years camp memorable for the participants.


14⟩ What would you do if a parent was angry with the way you handled a situation with their child?

Sometimes you will run into issues with a parent or child. Show that you can deal with a problem effectively.

"It all comes down to communication. First, I would apologize. Next, I would explain to the parent why I chose to handle the situation the way I did. I would then ask them what I should've done differently and how they would like me to handle a similar situation in the future so that we can avoid any further conflict."


18⟩ Explain some of the important duties that are particular to a camp counselor's role?

The first thing a camp counselor does is create and implement a schedule for the group under his or her care. Subsequent duties include organizing and leading activities just as crafts, games, nature hunts, swimming and archery. It is important to participate in all camp activities robustly and ensure the safety of members on a constant basis.


19⟩ What age groups do you have experience working with as Camp Counselor?

The interviewer is figuring out your level of experience and how relevant it is to their open position.

"I have experience working with a variety of age groups. I started off babysitting children from ages seven to nine. Then, I worked at an after school center where I worked with kids ages 12 to 16 years old. The majority of my experience comes from working with the older age group."