April 28, 2020

This guide offers tips for starting and running a virtual summer camp.

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April 27, 2020

Hello camp friends, and thank you for taking a moment to think about evaluation during a time when evaluation seems less critical than the other big challenges you are likely facing right now. We know from previous blog posts that the evaluation... Read More

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April 21, 2020

If you are pivoting to online/virtual programming for part or all of your 2020 camp season, then you’re likely exploring how best to translate what you do physically in person at camp to an online/virtual forum without sacrificing the quality of... Read More

April 20, 2020

Fatigue at camp is like inclement weather at camp. You’re going to have it at some point, but if you spot it before it happens, you can take steps to be prepared for it and reduce the impact it has on your staff and program.

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April 14, 2020

With shelter-in-place orders affecting camps nationwide, many camps have turned to virtual gatherings to keep their camp community engaged and encouraged. But with virtual programming comes a variety of new child safety precautions.

We... Read More

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April 13, 2020

Hello camp friends, and welcome to the second in our short Research 360 series focusing on evaluation during the time of COVID-19. In our first blog we suggested that, like trees, your evaluation systems might contract as you focus on the health... Read More

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April 7, 2020

As camps face stay-at-home orders in most states across the country, now is a great time to rally your camp community with online programming.

April 6, 2020

Staff retention is a significant challenge for many seasonal camps. Although camp managers do their best to achieve high or even equal retention rates of their seasonal staff, it is still very likely that they face both attrition and turnover,... Read More