Type Of Business:
Camping services company
Camp programs and children's services; Development of innovative programs that provide children with a unique experience; Thinking outside the box; Making a difference in the life of a child
U.S. summer camp experience for Australian children through excursions, sports and traditional camping activities; Corporate camps in partnership with companies that provide programs for the children of their employees
Innovative programming; Photography; Traveling; Movie buff; Reading; Spending time with her family and friends; Playing and watching sports; Enjoying life and having fun every day
Bachelor's Degree in Sports Science and Human Movement, Australian Catholic University
American Camping Association
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Throughout the duration of your career, what was the one highlight that stood out the most?:
The highlights of her career were everything that has led her to this moment. Starting Big Fun Camps is her proudest achievement.
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What Does He/She Attribute Success To:
She attributes her success to the support and belief of close friends, colleagues and family. She also credits her passion for working with children and always wanting to give them unique experiences; and remaining team-focused.
Why did you become involved in your profession or industry?:
She became involved in her profession because she has had 20 years' experience working in summer camps in the U.S. and in the children's services sector in Australia. "I realized that there was something missing in the current offerings for Australian children. I started this company based on the knowledge that I could provide new experiences and lasting memories to these children; where they and their families are the true focus, and that it's not all about the bottom line," she said.
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Handling overall management of the company including human resources; Recruiting and developing staff; Overseeing program development and implementation; Marketing; Managing finances; Liaising with families and partnering companies
First Aid Certification; Anaphylaxis Certification; Asthma Management Certification; Certified Supervisor
Staff Member of the Month
Where Will You Be In 5 Years:
In five years, Ms. Adams intends to have grown Big Fun Camps to be able to offer more children these experiences and to be able to buy a property and have an on-site camp and Big Fun Headquarters.