They say that imitation is the purest form of flattery, so it was not completely unintentional that the new KampLife video resembles the famous "Swagger Wagon" video from Toyota. But more importantly this video is built to connect with the kinds of college students I personally want working with my kids at Kanakuk Kamps. Each year Kanakuk Kamps, K-Kauai - Kanakuk Family Kamp and Kids Across America travel to 300 colleges and universities across the country searching for summer staff that first have a heart for Christ and second a desire to reach children by serving at summer camp. Many of the staff we hire are involved in campus ministries, collegiate sports, and/or have been a camper at one of our camps. Personal interviews are done and applicants provide references that are checked. For more on Kanakuk Kamps hiring practices go here .
Behind the scenes: The KampLife video was scripted and produced by the full-time and summer video staff ( April , Bailey , Kenzie) at Kanakuk Kamps during the 2010 camping season. Footage was shot and rough edited over a 8 week period and final editing done by our very own Tim Oliphant . Couple items of note: Joe White is the coolest boss ever and a real sport for filming his part. Only one family was used in the shooting of the K-Kauai section. At the end of the video the final line is "Rock 'em wisdom son."
We hope that people enjoy the KampLife video and share it with their friends. If you know a great college aged person that would be a great fit for a summer serving at Kids Across America or Kanakuk Kamps then forward them this link and have them slide on over to our Staff page for more information about a summer job that can really make a difference.
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