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    16 Things Camp Counselors Understand

    There is no job like it.

    1. Finishing staff training thinking you are ready to conquer the world.

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    2. When your first campers arrive and you could not be more excited.

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    3. Becoming best friends with your co-counselors insanely fast.

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    4. Knowing exactly where you get phone service.

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    Not that you really need to communicate with the outside world anyway

    5. Doing anything to make sure your campers are having fun. / Via

    Even if it means a pie upside the head multiple times a week.

    6. Being a pro at killing bugs.

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    "I heard our counselor killed a wasp with her bare hands."

    7. Getting defensive when people make fun of your campers.

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    Only you can do that

    8. Living with those tan lines.

    Sandal tan, watch tan, farmer tan.

    9. Dancing at every meal

    No time to eat when "Raining Tacos," "Breakfast Time," or "I'm a Raccoon" is on.

    10. Being in desperate need of quiet time and energy

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    11. Going underwater for peace and quiet.

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    12. There is nothing cooler than getting mail.

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    13. You can do no wrong in the eyes of your campers.

    14. Dance parties all day, every day.

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    15. Finishing the summer in disbelief that it is over.

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    16. And going home trying to explain your summer but no one can understand.

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    Unless they've been a camp counselor.

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