A week or summer spent as a counselor by far exceeds the cog in the wheel, unpaid, cookie cutter internships that college applicants and college students are being pressured to pursue. 

The responsibility that counselors have at camp along with being mentored to expand their work ethic will serve our future work force far better than an internship. This article says it so well. Enjoy the read and encourage young adults to serve on staff at a summer camp,  it will change their lives for the better!