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Sisters and counselors Kelsey (7 yrs at camp) and Karley (4 yrs at camp) LTK their Tejas sisters Emma, Hollin, and Kelsey P.

What Do We Look For?

So, what do we really look for in a prospective, over-the-top counselor?

1. Knack For "LTK"ing

The biggest thing we look for is a whole lot of room in your LTK (Love The Kids) bucket. Do you get energy from investing in the next generation? Are you up for dressing up like some strange character and stepping out of your comfort zone? Are you willing to give up time with your peers to make one last memory with your cabin? Of all the summer camp jobs you could choose, are you looking for one that integrates our core calling of LTKing?

2. Drive

As we say at Camp, no “lolligagging.” That’s right, being a Huawni Counselor takes hard work, period. This is no ordinary summer camp job. Whether you’re lifeguarding, instructing archery, mowing Flagpole Hill, or cleaning bathrooms, one thing we will ask of you is to do your job with excellence. This means finishing the job when no one is looking, covering a duty for a friend, or going that extra mile for your cabin to make each of your campers feel special. Jesus once said, “If anyone would be first, he must be last of all and servant of all.” Drive at Camp is all about serving your kiddos and an essential part of our leadership training. Get this – after you’ve spent your last ounce of energy for the kids, you’ll experience joy on a whole new level…it’s way cool.

Anna (10 yrs at camp) lifeguards at the Critter Pond.

3. Integrity

Knowing who you are and what you stand for is extremely important to us. In a world where “anything goes,” we are looking for young people who know how to lead well and love having fun doing it. On top of that, we are looking for young people who aspire to seek continuous personal growth, physically, mentally, and spiritually. Who you are and where you want to go matters to us – it’s part of our fabric here at Huawni.

In a thousand years, it won’t matter how big your house is, what kind of car you drove, or how much money you made. What will matter is that you made a difference in the life of a child. — Chase Palmer, former director

4. Teachability

How coachable are you? Do you respect and want to learn from authority, especially when you know that they are trying to spur you on to nobler pursuits? Humility and teachability are huge attributes we look for in potential staff members.

5. Are You A Pro At Fun?

Oh yeah….last but not least….are you really good at having fun? If you’re looking at other summer camp jobs, do they ask for specialization in ridiculous amounts of fun? If it’s normal for you to dress up crazy, act crazy, dance crazy, and reinvent fun, then you’ll fit right in.

You stoked yet? What are you waiting for? Apply Now

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