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September 14, 2011

Did you know?

Of the 15 million children growing up in low-income communities, only 1 in 10 will graduate from college.

You can help change that!

August 31, 2011

The transition from your crazy-busy summer to the fall season can be tough! It's good to remember these 4 tips:

#1 Stay active — It’s easy to feel burnt out after a long summer, so give yourself time to relax. But don’t hibernate all the... Read More

August 23, 2011

This summer, you were accountable for conducting classes, special events, and cabin activities. You were not only a leader, but you instilled leadership, participation, and cooperation in campers and other staff. You encouraged campers and co-... Read More

August 17, 2011

When you’re a camp counselor, you walk the fine line of doing the job you were hired to do — keep kids safe, healthy, and having fun — and doing it your way. It takes a lot of initiative and self-direction to make it through a camp day. Think... Read More

August 15, 2011

At camp, do you realize that you’re learning flexibility and adaptability, while also practicing your creativity? Ask yourself these questions before adding to your camp job description on your resume:

How did I adapt to new roles and... Read More

August 10, 2011

Everyone has skills and abilities. Some are your unique aptitudes and talents that come to you naturally and easily. Other skills and abilities will be added or improved upon through education, training, and experience.

You will need many... Read More

August 3, 2011

Summer sessions are winding down. You've played every game, walked every trail, seen every type of discipline problem, and down time is still the hardest time to keep campers engaged and safe. Down time inevitably means more discipline issues and... Read More

July 27, 2011

Camp is an action-packed adventure — so it’s no wonder that campers can become a little tired, moody, or grumpy at the thought of the camp season ending and having to say goodbye to their friends.

Use these 4 tips to help campers beat the... Read More

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