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Monday, June 18, 2012
You will have tons of fun as a camp counselor this summer — but did you know that you’re also developing critical workplace skills?
Traditionally, the “3 Rs” (reading, writing, and arithmetic) have been the focus of workplace preparation.... Read More
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Whether you’re a seasoned vet or this is your first summer as a camp counselor, it’s important to get the season started right! Here are some expert tips for your very first days at camp.Set Goals for Yourself
From “Will I Be Enough to... Read More
Monday, June 4, 2012
As a parent, I fear we have forgotten that for generations, children grew up outside. We rode our bikes around the neighborhood and splashed around in creeks. We ran barefoot in the grass and climbed trees. Childhood was characterized by... Read More
Friday, June 1, 2012
According to author and psychologist Michael Thompson, PhD, 97 percent of children experience at least some occasional homesick feelings at camp. Considering that statistic, you’ll probably have at least a few campers who experience some level of... Read More
Friday, May 18, 2012
Sometimes having the right activity at the right moment can make the difference between a good day and a great day at camp! Here are some no-planning, no-equipment-necessary games that you can play with your campers. (Find these and 98 other... Read More
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Guest post by Michael Eisen
Friday, May 4, 2012
What do young people need most from YOU, their mentor?
Find out the answer to that and more in "Mentoring 101: Building Your Summer Skill Set" — a webinar taking place Thursday, May 10 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. ET.
Make an impact in... Read More