Monthly Archives: April 2018

Working at day camp – it’s more that just a summer job!

By |2018-04-26T11:18:32-04:00April 26th, 2018|

by Lynn Passarella, Director, Lake Stockwell Day Camp It’s no secret that we want the very best staff working with our campers each summer. The job market is very competitive this time of year, as summer camps have to compete with internships, sports schedules, vacation plans and so much more. Our society has also embraced the concept of landing a “real job; it’s what so many young people search for after their college days come to an end. But I’m here to tell you -there is nothing more real than being an employee at Lake Stockwell Day Camp. The experience [...]

Life is stressful. Fortunately, there is serenity at camp!

By |2018-04-17T16:56:26-04:00April 17th, 2018|

by Susan Miller, Director of Marketing/Communications Let's face it, most of us spend a lot of time on overload! The evening news can be maddening, our electronic devices can be distracting and our daily to-do list is typically longer than the hours we have to accomplish it. Add to that family, work, social and financial tensions - and day-to-day life can feel like a pressure cooker. Heck, even a job at camp can be daunting and demanding. When life's stressors start to pile up, I try to take a step back, take a deep breath and find a way to [...]

My bus route quest …. finding a way to bring kids to camp!

By |2018-04-10T12:43:15-04:00April 10th, 2018|

by Cate Wobbe, Assistant Director, Lake Stockwell Day Camp When Greg Keresztury, our Director of Operations, told me that I needed to add two new bus routes for Lake Stockwell Day Camp this year, it seemed a daunting task, to say the least.  The goal of adding the routes made sense, as we wanted to provide easier access to camp for families throughout Burlington and Camden counties.  However, I had no idea where to begin. What towns needed more stops? What if I can’t get buses to camp on time? What locations would make a good bus stops? Where the [...]