Camp Counselor Interview Preparation Guide
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Camp Counselor based Frequently Asked Questions by expert members with experience as Camp Counselor. These questions and answers will help you strengthen your technical skills, prepare for the new job test and quickly revise the concepts

65 Camp Counselor Questions and Answers:

1 :: What makes you a good role model?

I am dependable, trustworthy, punctual, and a hard worker. I always strive to do the right thing and I put 100% of my effort into my task.

2 :: Describe yourself in 5 words or less?

Responsible, honest, motivated, organized and outgoing.

3 :: 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.

4 :: When did you realize you wanted to be counselor?

When I started working at the camp as a volunteer, I knew I wanted to work my way up to eventually becoming a counselor.

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 :: Did you attend camp as a child?

Yes I attended camp every summer from a very young age and it have changed me so much into the person I am today.

7 :: Do you enjoy being active with the kids?

I love being active and I also love teaching kids how to do sports so in conclusion I would enjoy being active with kids.

8 :: How have you changed as a result of being a counselor?

I now am more patient, flexible, and am more confident in my leadership skills.

9 :: 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.

10 :: How would you break up a fight among kids?

If it is physical, then I will try to break it up. If it is verbal, I would try and talk it out. In both cases though, I would talk to the manager or their parents.