college student wearing mask with laptop
February 15, 2021

Staff recruitment is looking a bit . . . or a lot . . . different this year. Slowly, a shift from loading up the car and driving cross-country to area colleges for job fairs has given way to online recruitment.

campers with camp staff
February 14, 2021

When almost everything is being done virtually and there are so many possibilities, how do you choose professional development for yourself and your team?

camper laughing
February 8, 2021

Summer camp is no longer an optional add-on to enrich a child’s experience while they are out of school; it is a vital need for all children and adolescents in 2021 and beyond. 

February 2, 2021

This blog is the first in a five-part series that will dive deeply into the work of our working groups and describe our plans for our Program Quality Coach/Observer processes.

Episode #33
February 2, 2021

This episode will not give you answers, but we hope that the questions we ask ourselves are thought provoking and valuable for the culture of your camp.

campers with their arms around a camp staff member
February 1, 2021

We all thought that camp was a vital experience before the pandemic. Now, we are an essential experience for the mental and emotional health of the young people working and attending our camp. 

Camper wearing mask
January 26, 2021

The results from a research study of COVID-19 cases and their relation to the use of nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) in camps during summer 2020 will be published the week of January 31, 2021.

college student wearing mask sitting in grass with laptop
January 15, 2021

COVID-19 remains a real threat to operations and knowing what is to come this summer. Nonetheless, finding quality summer staff is a must — even if those staffing plans are contingent on what happens with vaccines, state orders, and CDC... Read More