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Staff Stories: Parker

February 23, 2018

 

Spending a week at Camp Highlight is life changing. I was definitely a little nervous , but it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Getting to spend a week at camp watching some of the coolest, funniest, most resilient small humans on the planet grow; getting to help mentor them and cheer them on; getting to help cheer them up when they might be feeling down; getting to help teach them things like conflict resolution; getting to help them really think about the impact they want to have on the world; and being able to help create a safe place for the  campers to be entirely themselves without fear of judgment of any kind is a feeling I can’t really quite put into words. It’s humbling and amazing and beautiful, and spending a week at Camp Highlight made me want to be a better person. Being surrounded by such diverse, amazing people from the campers to the staff is both a gift and an honor as far as I’m concerned, and it’s a week I’ll never forget.

 

Camp Highlight is now hiring enthusiastic and engaging counselors for the week of camp. You must be at least 19 years old, have a love for children, camp, and the LGBTQ community. Apply here!

 

 

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