First Summer Reflections: Building Meaningful Relationships Is Key to Success

Aria Tung (center), was a first-year counselor in 2020. An important outcome of her experience was her ability to build terrific relationships with her campers, co-counselors, and supervisors.


  • Caring for Others: Vail Resorts psychologist (and Manitou Head Counselor), Dr. Corey Levy, provides helpful tips on how to engage with a friend, family member or coworker who may be struggling.
  • What Are You Listening To? Give the Job Hunter Podcast a try! Especially the episode featuring Dave Schiff and Matt Betts. The guys joined host and former Manitou staff member, Tim French, to discuss the benefits of working at a summer camp.
  • The Time Off Test: How often do you measure how well you spent your time off at camp by asking yourself, ““Do I feel relaxed, refreshed, and ready to go?” Check out this narrative about healthy practices while working at camp.