Title

The Benefits of Camp Employment: More Than Just Fun and Games

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-2014

Publication Title

Parks & Recreation

Publisher

National Recreation and Park Association

Abstract

Many employers are concerned about the readiness of the emerging workforce1. Emerging adults themselves share these concerns, as evidenced by results from a nationwide survey in which 46 percent of high-school graduates currently in the workforce and 39 percent of individuals currently in college reported feeling a gap between what they learned in school and what was expected of them on the job2.