Enormous attention is given to the selection, training and supervision of counselors. Skylemar’s counselor-to-camper ratio of 1:2 is unsurpassed. The majority of staff members have been members of the Skylemar family for many years. Those considered for new positions must have demonstrated expertise in specific activities. Most importantly, they must prove that they are considered to be a role model for children.
Counselors undergo rigorous training before the season, as well as throughout the summer. Arleen and Shep, along with the experienced Senior Staff, work directly with counselors as well as the campers under their care. Skylemar directors “keep their finger on the pulse” of camp, and know each child personally.