Miranda Cheers

Major: Child, Adult, and Family Services
Minor/option/emphasis: CHFS-Youth Programs
Company/Organization: Camp Hantesa
Company/Organization website: https://www.campfireiowa.org/
Destination: Boone, IA
Timeframe: Summer
Advisor/Coordinator Email: enloe@iastate.edu


Supervising direct care staff, creating programming for campers, communicating with parents, managing conflict between staff, leading meetings, preparing activities


Running successfully themed weeks that kids have said they really enjoyed. Also having staff know that they can rely on me to support them in any way.

What advice would you give?

Remember that, at the end of the day, you’re in a certain job for a reason. It could be to work with kids, to work with families, or just to help people. Whatever that reason may be, hold onto that. Remind yourself every day why you’re there.

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