Welcome Scott Arizala: The Camp Counselor


We are excited to welcome Scott Arizala, The Camp Counselor, to TEAM CIW!

Camp Idlewild has partnered with Scott to create, plan and develop the best available programs, activities, and services known in the summer camp industry!

Scott Arizala, founder and CEO of The Camp Counselor, has been involved with camps and youth development for over thirty years as a camper, counselor, administrator, teacher and consultant. As a professional speaker and educator, he has given keynotes, workshops, seminars and educational sessions at numerous professional conferences, training events, and organizations.

Scott is the leading expert, trainer and consultant in summer camp, working with hundreds of youth programs and thousands of staff & administrators across the country. He is the Owner of Camp Tall Tree, a resident camp for kids with unique challenges, the Executive Director of Dragonfly Forest, a camp for kids with serious illnesses and the Camp Director for Camp Kesem, a national organization for kids whose parents have cancer.  He is a pioneering contributor to Expert Online Training, is the award-winning author of the best-selling book, S’more Than Camp, and is the developer of the online staff training resource The Camp Counselor Insider.


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