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March 14, 2017
Hello Camp Evaluators!
If you are new to the Research 360 blog, you’ll see that our posts fall into three main categories: camp evaluation tips and tricks, creating powerful charts and reports, and updates on ACA’s 5-Year Impact Study.... Read More
March 6, 2017
In honor of National Craft Month in March, Amy Liikala shares her camp crafting memories and what skills she learned from crafting at camp.
When you think back to your own youth camping days, what brings the biggest smile to your face?... Read More
February 28, 2017
Greetings Camp Evaluators! I’m so excited to have another guest author for our Research 360 Blog, this time to tell you about some non-survey approaches to gathering evaluation data from youth. So read on for some fun additions to your evaluation... Read More
February 21, 2017
In honor of National Sticky Bun Day on February 21, Jeff Cheley of Cheley Colorado Camps discusses the camp’s famous cinnamon rolls and why mealtime at camp is so important.
Last summer, I was walking through camp about 9:00 p.m. one... Read More
February 20, 2017
The American Camp Association introduces Episode 1 of the brand new podcast, CampWire. Listen to President/CEO, Tom Rosenberg, preview our National Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Stay tuned for more episodes of in-depth... Read More
February 20, 2017
We love having alumni apply to work for our program. Following their years of participation as campers, we ask them to step away for a year or two before they can reengage as a staff member. We encourage them to go and have other experiences and... Read More
February 13, 2017
Hello Camp Evaluators! In my camp director days, February was an auspicious month. The lull of the holidays is over, but summer still feels like a long way off. March, for me, was pedal-to-the-metal time, which made February a strange combination... Read More
February 8, 2017
On a cold and rainy Sunday this past month, my son, Daniel, and I joined our Webelos Den at the Trees Atlanta Treehouse to embark on an inspiring Arboretum hike along the Atlanta Beltline Eastern Trail.