Blogs

campers
March 29, 2019

Ah, the annual review at work. Or, in our camp settings, the end-of-session/summer evaluation. What a wonderful time for me, as a supervisor, to finally tell a staff member how I think they generally did for the entire time period prior to the... Read More

Episode #17
March 25, 2019

Listen to ACA's Director of Research update us on where we are with the 5-year Impact Study, and she discusses why this matters for the camp community.

campers on dock
March 19, 2019

Camp research is only as good as its use in summer camp. Learn how to use the five-year impact study early findings to improve your camp.

campers
March 4, 2019

Camp research trends include focus on acquiring equity, staff-camper interactions, and critical learning moments for campers.

campers sailing
March 1, 2019

Summer camp jobs can teach camp staff important lessons, such as how to fail and bounce back — an important professional development skill.

camp staff speaking to campers
February 25, 2019

The interview process for summer camp jobs can help weed out prospective staff who won't meet expectations.

Episode 16
February 20, 2019

CampWire host Sam Hirt brings you with him for an entire day at National Conference. He pops into educational sessions, the keynote, and interviews conference attendees.

group of campers
February 14, 2019

What does being thankful have to do with going to camp? Everything! Thankful hearts are open hearts, and being open to adventure is the attitude we have about camp. 

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