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Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2014’

What is “the power of camp”? What makes summer camp such a unique experience?

Camp Cherith provides a unique setting in which kids can get away from their normal routine and more fully process their hopes and dreams for their future, including evaluating the kind of life God intends for them. The things they can break away from are peer pressure, difficult expectations and self-pressure to maintain their reputation back home. They can ask …

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Why make camp a priority this summer?

A parent was asked why they send their child to camp each summer and if they were going to be returning this year? Her response was; “Camp is not an option – it’s a priority. There is nothing throughout the year that can offer to our boys what camp does. I have noticed year after year, it is here that …

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Writing Camp Jobs on a Resume

The truth is leadership experiences at high-quality summer camps teach life skills, and hone a work ethic that pays dividends throughout an equally demanding non-camp career. Staff members must choose their words wisely, copy edit carefully, and describe the magnitude of their responsibility. On a resume, everything matters, including printing on watermarked paper with at least 25-percent cotton-fiber content. No …

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Steve Paikin – Interview with Our Kids Media

Steve Paikin is a Canadian journalist, author, and host of TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Why did you go to camp? Steve Paikin: Both of my parents had gone to summer camp as well. My father as a camper and counsellor… so, as an all-boys’ camp, that was a natural place for my brother and me to go as well. Plus, …

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