Blogs

staff member looking over lake at sunrise
April 6, 2021

You did it! You’ve checked all the boxes and hired a full team of staff for the summer — counselors, lifeguards, ropes experts, and everything in between. As spring fully begins its transition into summer, there’s one more major item on the... Read More

Illustration of swab nose test
April 5, 2021

[Ad] I got a negative result, but . . . what . . . exactly does that mean?

Water station
April 5, 2021

[Ad] Here are a few tips we know will help provide safer events.

Episode #35
April 5, 2021

 Join the conversation about the importance and value of connecting young people to the power of plants and the rewards of growing them as a key aspect of youth development. 

Young girl waving to monitor screen
March 29, 2021

There is so much we can do as parents, teachers, administrators, and even trusted camp counselors and camp directors to support the mental health of children, curb learning loss, and reengage students with their love of learning.

Camper tending to pot cooking over fire
March 29, 2021

Keeping staff engaged is an age-old challenge that begs for a new twist given our current times and circumstances. The Summer Camp Innovation Network organized a space for innovation by connecting 18- to 22-year-old university students with camp... Read More

campers and camp stuff jumping in puddles
March 22, 2021

A new youth development webinar series will discuss the core developmental stages of children over time and explore strategies for building meaningful, supportive connections with them every step of the way.

The three-part series,... Read More

stock photo of volunteers picking up trash
March 22, 2021

Young people are longing for urgent and effective solutions to the environmental crisis. What better place to model and mentor sustainable solutions than camp, where thousands of children around the world experience the world in new ways every... Read More

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