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Summer Camp Counselor in Europe

Camp Europe offers specializes in language & adventure sport camps for children & youth throughout Europe. We offer different positions, such as: Language Coach, Camp Counselor,...

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6-Month Outdoor Education Diploma

Improve your outdoor skills and Experiential learning techniques by getting loads of training sessions, instruction dynamics, and leadership skills development. Camp Europe...

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High-school Groups - Leadership European Tour

A fully-intensive travel experience for school groups & sports teams. School trips are important for building teamwork and a sense of community, taking responsibility and...

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Outdoor Programs Specialist Internship

Camp Europe offers a 3-month & a 6-month Outdoor Programs Specialist Internship, through which you will obtain a handful of intensive outdoor activities training, plus a

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Camp Europe Reviews

Overall Rating

9 / 10

  • Internship Placement

    9

  • Program Administration

    7

  • Living Situation

    4

  • Cultural Immersion

    10

  • Health and Safety

    6

  • Social Life

    9

What a way to spend a summer

What I expected from the Internship was to spend lots of time outdoors and work with people and especially kids from many different cultures. Afterwards i can say that I got so much more than that. The work in camp is a good way to test out your strengths, get to know your personal weaknesses and work on them. I personally enjoyed the most leading the high ropes course or taking care of food and logistics. It makes you take over responsibility and improve the own time management.
Yes, a day in camp can be quiet long at times but you will recognize that even after the most exhausting day, a few minutes at the camp fire before sleep can keep the stress away and make you wake up with a smile and new energy every day!

Program: 6-Month Outdoor Education Diploma

Overall Rating

8 / 10

  • Volunteer Experience

    8

  • Program Administration

    7

  • Living Situation

    7

  • Community Impact

    7

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Social Life

    10

Amazing and life-changing time

I spent a summer at Camp Adventure in 2015 and it truly changed my life and inspired me to commence my Masters in Education (Primary Teaching) when I got home to Australia. I made so many amazing friends from all over the world and have already visited friends from camp in Spain, Ireland, England and California. I made life long friends at camp. The camp itself was an extremely fun time, we have a lot of freedom with planning the activities (I was an English coach) and it taught me a lot about behaviour management and keeping kids engaged - which has helped me with my teaching courses back home. I hope to spend another summer at camp in the next few years :)

Program: Summer Camp Counselor in Europe

Overall Rating

8 / 10

  • Volunteer Experience

    8

  • Program Administration

    6

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Community Impact

    8

  • Health and Safety

    7

  • Social Life

    5

My experience in Camp Europe

The program itself is great, but the administration and senior staff could be unorganized and that made some important situations stressful. I would 100% do this program again! Just be prepared to move sites on short notice and be open to supreme schedule flexibility. Everyone I encountered was extraordinarily friendly and I made lifelong friends through the program. If you're an adventurous human being by nature, this program is for you.

Program: Summer Camp Counselor in Europe

Overall Rating

9 / 10

  • Volunteer Experience

    9

  • Program Administration

    9

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Community Impact

    10

  • Health and Safety

    8

  • Social Life

    10

How to experience an awesome summer in Europe

Camp Europe is definitely something you should have done in your life! I can't think of doing something else during my summer holidays anymore. I don't want to miss a single camp summer anymore! You get to know people from all over the world, you work with them day and night and you don't get mad of camp because it's such an amazing atmosphere. It's awesome to see kids and teamers from so many different nations working, playing and learning together from each other in the middle of nowhere in a forest in Bavaria. It never gets boring, there are always frogs to catch or fires to light. You can teach kids so many things but you can also learn from them.
It's just an amazing combination of working with kids and getting to know the other teamers at during work but also at night at the campfire.
Camp even inspired me to study for being a teacher in a few years because I enjoyed the work with the kids so much.
But to get to know camp, you have to try it yourself!

Program: Summer Camp Counselor in Europe

Overall Rating

9 / 10

  • Volunteer Experience

    8

  • Program Administration

    8

  • Living Situation

    8

  • Community Impact

    9

  • Health and Safety

    9

  • Social Life

    10

Camp Europe 2016

Camp is rewarding in many facets, but the two that stand out to me are challenging yourself in a new and somewhat intimidating environment (a foreign country looking after strangers' children), and meeting many like-minded international people (and Germans, of course, who are very welcoming).

Logistically, a lot of details were subject to change quickly and at the last minute, but this also allowed for a valuable flexibility that I think is wholly beneficial. Some who crave absolute adherence to structure were left a little stressed from what I could tell, though.

Program: Summer Camp Counselor in Europe

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