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Interview: Camp Trip Planner

Meira Feinman

Have you ever gone on a camp trip — maybe to an amusement park or a bowling alley? Did you ever wonder what went on behind the scenes to make those trips organized and fun? That role is often filled by a trip planner, someone who does just that, planning ahead so campers have a great time on their outings. Mishpacha Junior talks to a trip planner, Ariel Fishman, about this exciting job.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Hi, can you tell us about the role of trip planner?

In some camps, the head counselors take on this role, but in other camps, it’s a special position like in my case. The camp I founded and plan trips for, Ramote Expedition, takes teenage boys on hiking, biking, and canoeing trips through New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and New York. A trip planner’s job involves lots of complicated details but it’s always exciting!

 

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