Head Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

Seeking a head counselor position with “Nature Day Camp” to take care of the camping activities, and ensure safety, and overall development of camper.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience of camp staff and knowledge of camping activities
  • Proficient with CPR and first aid administration
  • Strong interest to with children and adults and making camping exciting
  • High creativity in developing concepts for camps and supervising them
  • Wide knowledge of different types of recreational and learning games
  • Skilled in developing learning skills in children and gaining confidence
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities, inspect, and guide staff and volunteers

Work Experience:

Head Group Counselor
Sterling Day Camp, Springdale, AR
August 2013 – Present

  • Planning theme-based camps and providing training to staff and campers
  • Delegating responsibilities to staff and assisting and supervising their work
  • Coordinating with vendors and suppliers and arranging camping materials, including first aid kit
  • Communicating with parents of campers and collecting medical background
  • Monitoring and counseling campers and educating them about the tasks to complete
  • Inspecting and correcting method of working of counselor, staff, volunteers
  • Holding meetings with the staff and volunteers and ensuring they are informed about the camping activities
  • Inspecting safety of campers and providing demonstration on using camping materials

Thrill & Fun Day Camp, Springdale, AR
February 2012 – July 2013

  • Supervised duties of staff and volunteers and took disciplinary action for negligence in duties
  • Maintained records of lost and found articles and distributed them to the right owners
  • Enrolled campers who were medically and mentally fit and have scored decent marks in training
  • Communicated to parents about the daily activities children were involved in during camp
  • Maintained attendance sheets of campers and ensured there safe return
  • Provided medical help to campers during ill and other problems
  • Supervised and evaluated staff, volunteers, and cabin leaders


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling
    St. Xavier’s College, Springdale, AR


On request.