Sample Camp Counselor Cover Letter

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A camp counselor cover letter is a good way to attract the attention of the hiring manager for this position, which includes: conducting recreation activities with groups in public, private, or volunteer agencies or recreation facilities. Such a worker will organize and promote activities, such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, dramatics, social recreation, camping, and hobbies. One must have experience as well as enthusiasm for this people-oriented work. Well-written camp counselor cover letters can help applicants land top jobs.

Lou Ann James
932 Liberty Street
Worthington, USA 68979

January 3, 2007

Mr. Jonathan Nurre,
Hiring Manager
High Woods Kids' Camp
87 Forest View Highway
Worthington, USA 68979

Dear Mr. Nurre:

I'm aware of your interest in hiring a camp counselor for the junior high campers who will be camping at your facility next summer. Based on your listing on, I'm writing this cover letter today to apply for that position, as I have the qualifications you are looking for and the enthusiasm and interest in kids of this age group.

You'll see from my attached resume that I have been one of three long-time counselors employed for the past eight years by Lakeview Camp. I served three sessions each summer and also participated in counseling for day campers, as well.

May I meet with you to talk about this position and how I can fill the opening you have? Please call me at 786-578-9076 to set up an appointment that works for you.

Thank you for giving me a chance to introduce myself through this cover letter and to bid for the job. I look forward to your response.


Lou Ann James

Enc: resume and cover letter

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