Staff Training Issue of Camping Magazine

Perfect for Staff Orientation!

Each year, the May/June issue of Camping Magazine is devoted to staff training. This is the most popular issue, and there are limited quantities, so place your order early. 

The 2016 issue has brand new staff training content from the experts created exclusively for staff and for trainers. You can have the best staff trainers at your camp! 

ACCT Level 1 and 2 Full Training and Certification

ACCT Level 1 and 2 Full Training and Certification at  Mission Springs Camp and Conference Center

Pranks or Projects? How to Make the Last Weeks of Camp Your Best

In late July 2014, I sat on my bed, alone for the first time all day, reeking of garbage and motor oil, and listening to rain pummel the tin roof. Satisfied I’d done my duties for the night, I had started to unzip my raincoat when an angry knock sounded on my door.

Top Training Techniques: Fast & Effective Ways to Increase Staff Learning & Performance

Michael Brandwein imageThe number one best-selling author in camp training has packed this session with terrific activities and training methods that are easy to use and can be plugged into your existing training right away. Save many hours of time by using these highly acclaimed, practical techniques. Increase staff attention, participation, and retention.

Webinar participants will learn how to:

Webinar - Top Training Techniques: Fast & Effective Ways to Increase Staff Learning & Performance

The number one best-selling author in camp training has packed this session with terrific activities and training methods that are easy to use and can be plugged into your existing training right away. Save many hours of time by using these highly acclaimed, practical techniques. Increase staff attention, participation, and retention.

Webinar participants will learn how to:

Block the Blaze

Block the Blaze is a John Wayne Cancer Foundation (JWCF) funded youth skin cancer education program. The Block the Blaze program is the official partner of the California Surf Lifesaving Association (CSLSA) to provide skin cancer education to CA junior lifeguards; and a charitable partner of USA Swimming Foundation to educate youth enrolled in Make a Splash swim lessons. 

ACA Mid States Camp Conference

The ACA Mid States Conference is an innovative learning community that not only offers some of the most educational, imaginative and cutting-edge speakers; but one that believes in the value of learning-through-doing.  

Training Tool Sheets for Camp Directors and Camp Counselors

Drawing from what we are learning through the ACA Research Initiative, we've gathered some tools that could help you and your staff.

With so little time in precamp orientation to do everything you want to do, you may find it helpful to step back and set priorities for your training time with counselors. Take the time to sort out what needs to be said and understood versus read and understood. Make the most of both, and you’ll have more time for group interaction using methods that build skills and capitalize on the talents your staff bring to the job.

Bullying Prevention - Camps Take a Stand

Bullying prevention is one of five hot topics on the minds of camp staff. To help address this issue,the American Camp Association, in collaboration with Dr. Joel Haber, is pleased to present several tools to aid in bullying prevention.

Read Dr. Haber's recent article, "Bullying Prevention: Are You Up to Speed?"

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