Why Matoaka?

Experience for a lifetime

ropes-counselorAt Camp Matoaka we understand the importance of our counselors having a unique summer working experience that will remain with them for a lifetime.

Why Matoaka is Unique

Listed below are a few reasons why Camp Matoaka is unique in the way we look after our counselors:
  • Counselors are able to receive personal phone calls during free time, and the telephones are covered from 7:30 AM till 11:00 PM daily. Messages will be taken for counselors who receive calls during working hours.
  • Camp Matoaka provides transportation for counselors in and out of town four nights per week.
  • Counselors have the flexibility to schedule their own rest hour, evening, and night duties.
  • We have renovated our counselor lodge with laundry facilities, a television, DVD player, pool table, dart board and seating area.
  • Camp staff have access to e-mail and the Internet.

Questions to Ask Yourself

counselor-hugBefore you commit to summer camp be sure you have asked all of the right questions. Here are a few questions you should always ask to ensure you find the right camp for you:
  • What is the camper to counselor ratio in the bunks and in the departments?
  • What is the average age of the counselors?
  • How old do you have to be to apply for a counselor’s position?
  • Can I use the camp equipment during my free time?
  • Do you cater to counselors who have special diets or who are vegetarian?
  • Do I have to purchase a staff uniform?
  • How do I get to camp?
  • Do I have to leave camp on my day off?
  • What is the percentage of staff that returns every summer?
  • What is the camp philosophy?