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January 21, 2014
This guest post is by Audrey Monke, owner and director of Gold Arrow Camp.
I love flipping my calendar to January and the promise it offers of a fresh start. There’s something about the clean pages of a whole year stretched out in front of... Read More
December 17, 2013
Guest blog by Ann Sheets
The time between Thanksgiving and the New Year always seems to go by in a hurry for me. It seems like it was just yesterday that we were ringing in this year — and already it’s time to celebrate the holidays and... Read More
November 27, 2013
Guest post by Anne Archer Yetsko
When I speak with friends who work in other industries, I always tell them that if you have an applicant who has been a camp counselor and has a positive reference from that camp, they should move to the... Read More
November 11, 2013
Guest post by Jean G. McMullan
The season of thankfulness and of giving is upon us. Summer gifts of leadership from our staff to campers produce ongoing positive effects that last all through the year. We savor the memories of difficult... Read More
November 5, 2013
Guest blog by Tish Bolger, ACA President
As advocates for children and youth, it is our job to make sure they are provided with the very best learning opportunities during their developing years. Some of the most important opportunities we... Read More
October 29, 2013
Did you know that on October 31st, the planet will become a 7 billion-strong population? And half of that 7 billion are under the age 25! An overwhelming number, isn’t it?
Yet, I can only get my head around the implications (such as... Read More
October 21, 2013
What is something that everyone who has ever gone to camp has done that is virtually impossible to re-create in any other setting? Campfires, of course! Our camp is 76 summers old and there are some long-standing traditions and songs that... Read More
September 30, 2013
I have talked about the early childhood movement in the past. The success of this movement was a result of practitioners working with researchers to take early brain development science and make a compelling business case. This helped the public... Read More