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Old 06-17-2009, 02:25 PM
Location: the Great Lakes states
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So, I'm just thinking about places like amusement parks, ski resorts, national parks, and the like are always hiring for large numbers of people in season. Some provide a place to live, usually a dorm or shared apartment at a greatly reduced cost. I've done this once, and had a mixed experience, I just wondered if anyone had some info to share on where you worked/lived and what it was like...
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Old 06-17-2009, 02:36 PM
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Many years ago, right after High School, I spent a year working and living in Yosemite NP. Overall I had a great time, since you could hardly find a better way to live completely independently at age 18. The summer was a blast -- mostly college kids working up there and tons of outdoor rec to do on days off. The winter got a little weird though. It's a pretty offbeat crowd working up there year round. The other drawback is the living conditions. Having my own without-bath little cabin to share with a roommate seemed great at age 18, but would probably be a real challenge for anyone over the age of 25.
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