Every camp group has a counselor(s) who are active participants in every aspect of every camper’s day. The bond formed between camper and counselor is extremely important and often dictates how a camper likes camp. Black Bear Lake counselors are active, patient, warm, friendly, fun, energetic and responsible. They also must demonstrate good listening skills and be able to relate to children and sincerely care about their needs. Counselors must be entering a minimum of either 11th grade or 12th grade.