5 Bold Predictions for the Camp Industry in 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.

CampWire Episode #24: Camp in the "Offseason"

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)! 

CampWire Episode #23: Facial Recognition at Camp

Camp Marketing Directors Darby Dame and Sam Hirt join Camp Owner and Director Larry Johnson for a round-table discussion about the advantages and concerns of using facial recognition technology at camp. Would this service benefit your campers' parents?

CampWire Episode #22 - Camp Health Opportunities and Challenges

Health care professionals are vital to the fundamental operations of a camp.  In this episode, we speak with Dr. Michael Ambrose, Founder and CEO of CampDoc, which serves as a resource for camps to keep track of medications and health records.

Thank You to Our Local Volunteer Visitors

As an ACA staff member, it’s always great to get out in the field and see camps and interact with our volunteers. This summer I had many opportunities to be with members at their camps and felt the urge to share one experience.

What to Know about Demographic Evaluation Questions and How to Make Them Count, Part 1

Wheewww! Summer is about over, if not over for most camps, which means that it's time to reflect on another eventful and exciting season. Along with a bit of a breather, this time of year brings lots of logistical tasks. For many camp administrators, one of these tasks is reviewing camper evaluations as part of their program quality improvement efforts.

CampWire Episode #21 - Great Camp Singing Experiences and Song Leading

What makes for great singing experiences and song leading at summer camp? ACA's John Beitner talks with Jacki Breger and Larry Hall about the transformational power singing has at camp.

 

CampWire Episode #20 - Midsummer Safety Training for Staff

In the 20th episode of CampWire, ACA talks with Ian Garner of Markel Insurance and Katie Johnson of The Redwoods Group about midsummer safety training for staff as well as other issues insurance providers are seeing at camps.

Program Quality at Camp: An Interview with the Director of Mountain Camp

What is program quality at summer camp? Is it really worth it? ACA research assistant Rob Warner shares some highlights from his interview with Don Whipple from Mountain Camp.

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