Blogs

Boy looking at laptop computer
May 12, 2021

Let’s begin by stating the obvious: 2020 was hard! While it was not the path any of us chose, it was the path presented to us, and we had to adapt. Some programs made the difficult decision to shut down completely for the year; others made the... Read More

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May 11, 2021

Before COVID-19, summer camps were hosting an average of 25,000 cultural exchange visitors through the BridgeUSA Camp Counselor program each year, filling critical leadership and specialty instructor roles and promoting a positive world view... Read More

campers floating down river
May 10, 2021

So now that we are finally faced with a glimmer of light at the end of this year-long tunnel, it’s time to shift our focus to how we can help develop a resilient staff with staying power — not just for this summer, but for future summers as well... Read More

Chaco Z and Chillos
May 10, 2021

One of the benefits of being an American Camp Association (ACA) member is getting 40 percent off Chaco products through Chaco’s Pro Deal Program.

To sign up for a Chaco Pro Deal Account and take advantage of this great benefit, follow... Read More

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May 10, 2021

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NASA Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover
May 6, 2021

Camp leaders — immerse your youth in the latest exploration of Mars with NASA’s Mission to Mars Student Challenge for Summer Camps!  A seven-week series of hands-on activities take youth from learning about Mars, planning a mission, launch and... Read More

May 4, 2021

With spring officially sprung and summer just around the corner, it’s hard to believe another camp season is nearly upon us! In an effort to try and gain some insight into enrollment and staffing trends for the upcoming summer, we recently sent... Read More

Episode #36
May 3, 2021

In this episode, President of Mo Ranch, Tim Huchton sits down with Mark Dibble (CEO) and Greg Keresztury (COO) of theYMCA of the Pines in southern New Jersey.Together they discuss data strategies, tools and goals that might help identify and... Read More

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