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Participant Benefits

The benefits of participating in Camp Adventure™ Youth Services are numerous. The program provides an opportunity for college and university age students to gain valuable experience serving children and youth. Support is provided for living expenses, lodging, and transportation. Some of the major benefits include:

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE WITH CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Practical experience is gained in working with children and youth that will build your practical and theoretical knowledge and your resume.

DEVELOPING YOUR SKILLS

The program provides an opportunity to learn new skills and competencies in working with children and youth as you design and implement a summer program curriculum.

ENGAGING IN WORTHWHILE WORK

Providing service to others is an extraordinary way of giving of yourself. The effort you make creates meaningful opportunities and experiences for others.

CULTURAL EXPERIENCES

By traveling to other countries, you have an opportunity to learn about other people and their culture, broadening your horizons.

DEVELOPING NEW FRIENDSHIPS

The program provides a great opportunity for developing meaningful relationships with your peer counselors. Staff selected from throughout the United States reflect the diversity of our country.

COMPENSATION AND FINANCIAL BENEFITS

Although Camp Adventure™ Youth Services does not offer participants a wage, we do support every individual's living expenses, including the cost of food, lodging, and miscellaneous items. Further, transportation to and from the site is included, as well as 12 hours of credit at a reduced cost. The total benefit package (airfare, lodging, funds for food, and credit at a reduced cost) annually exceeds $4,000 for every staff member.

 

"We create magic moments for children that last for a life time."


Camp Adventure™ Youth Services 
2351 Hudson Road, Human Performance Center 106
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0156 
Tel: (319) 273-5960 Fax: (319) 273-2058

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