Blogs

January 22, 2020

2020 will be an incredible year for camps, but there could be some unexpected curveballs. Here are our predictions for how the camp industry will change in 2020.

camp staff
January 13, 2020

Hiring season is in full force, and many high-achieving college and graduate students are already lining up internship opportunities and jobs for this summer. With 72 percent of young adults using Instagram daily for more than 28 minutes a day,... Read More

January 6, 2020

Through our ongoing efforts to inform and continually improve, we’re building a multi-faceted approach to collecting camper impact data and feedback. 

Staff in a group hug
January 6, 2020

As camp directors, we instinctually know that the experience is much better without smartphones and technology, but what do the campers themselves think?

Photo courtesy of MedCamps of Louisiana - staff talking with camper in wheelchair
December 9, 2019

This is the third post in the blog series Helping Kids Change Their Stories — A Taste of Camp Measurement North of the Border.

Camper jumping into water
December 2, 2019

Without a doubt, the most popular comment I get from clients in my public speaking work is (some variation of) “’Kids today have absolutely no initiative or basic work ethic! I ask them, ‘Well, how would you accomplish this task if it was all up... Read More

CampWire Episode #24
December 2, 2019

Join the conversation with Directors Carl Wargo (YMCA Camp Y-Noah), Dan Reynolds (Akron Rotary Camp), Diana Huff (AstroCamp), Paul Kupferman (Catalina Sea Camp) and Heather Kupferman (Guided Discoveries)! 

Silhouette of a camper and horse at sunset
November 25, 2019

Helping Kids Change Their Stories — A Taste of Camp Measurement North of the Border is a short blog series that explores Tim Hortons Foundation Camps’ summer and school programs and their approach to impact measurement and camp research. The... Read More

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