Blogs

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February 17, 2020

Can campers learn heartfelt gratitude? Yes! As we know, camp changes the lives of campers.  This is done in large part by intentionally creating programs that nurture the culture of your camp. At Camp Odayin, we practice the habit of heartfelt... Read More

wildfire smoke
February 10, 2020

The last few wildfire seasons have been more destructive than years' past. These tips can help you keep your summer camp safe during wildfire season.

camp staff smiling
February 10, 2020

This blog post in support of Project Real Job offers advice on how to help first-year staff members ease into camp life.

group of campers surround tires
February 4, 2020

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

Episode #26
January 28, 2020

We are delighted to sit down with ACA's Director of Research, Dr. Laurie Browne to break down what it means to be a "Leading Voice for Camp in Youth Education and Development". We provide research updates and look to the future of the camp... Read More

group of campers at opening session
January 27, 2020

This blog post in support of Project Real Job discusses the importance of incorporating objective criteria into your summer camp staff recruitment process.

5 Bold Predictions for the Camp Industry in 2020
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.

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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

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