A camp host is someone who helps other campers. This includes anything campground related, like: receiving guests, collecting payment, completing paperwork, or even recommending a local restaurant or bait shop. The host answers questions and solves problems while the official camp staff is away. You become the “go to” person when assistance is needed. The camp host is either a paid or volunteer position and most camping jobs are seasonal. You reside in your own RV and sometimes park in an official “camp host” spot.
Camp Host Chris
We wanted to stay in the Florida Keys through the winter, but were having trouble finding an available site for that length of time. At the same time, our current campground was looking for a host for their busy season and had a site available for that purpose. Kayak Chris agreed to become the camp host and we moved into the designated spot.
It was an interesting 5 months! Now that the hosting gig is over, here’s a list of some of the unexpected things he ended up doing. Continue reading