2017 Camping Magazine Editorial Index

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Featured Articles

Anxiety and the Importance of Play
An Interview with Shimi Kang, MD, January/February

What Would Spider-Man Do? Using Our Power and Responsibility to Create the Camp (and World) We Want
Scott Arizala, May/June

Communication: Up, Down, and Sideways
Kim Aycock, MST, May/June

The Business of Leadership
An Interview with Adam Bryant, January/February

A Community of Healing
An Interview with Andrew Gappa and Deb Paschke of Camp Hometown Heroes, July/August

Knowing How to Play Requires Strategy and Structure
Greg Cronin, MPA, CCD, May/June

Eight Keys to Attracting and Retaining Hispanic Campers
Sandra Diaz, MBA, September/October

Kids with Diabetes in the Non-Diabetes Camp Setting
Jane K. Dickinson, RN, PhD, CDE, January/February

The Impact of Technology and Social Media on Camp Staff
Bob Ditter, November/December

Six Habits I Wish Every Counselor Had
Bob Ditter, May/June

Sympathy, Empathy, and the Shift to Compassion
Bob Ditter, March/April

Inspiring Programs That Put Campers' Unique Needs First — 2017 Eleanor Eells Award Winners
Marcia Ellett, July/August

Rogue Camp Volunteer Management: When Old Campers Love Camp Too Much
Robin Galloway and Michael T. Jensen, July/August

Programming for Social Justice with Campers
Ann Gillard, PhD, January/February

Lessons Learned in the Dark: The Role of Practical Wisdom in Effective Camp Staffing
Anne Henningfeld, MA, CTRS, and Dayana Kupisk, MS, September/October

Camp's Role in Social Media Wellness
Ana Homayoun, September/October

The Myth of Middle Management
Sara Huffman and Stephanie "Ruby" Compton, September/October

Camp Includes Me: Inclusion, Fusion, and Cross-Cultural Agility
Niambi Jaha-Echols, January/February

Camp Includes Me: Where Do We Go From Here?
Niambi Jaha-Echols, September/October

Don't Let Your Camp Go to Pot: Impacts and Policy Challenges of Legalized Marijuana on Youth Camps
Michael T. Jensen and Robin Galloway, January/February

A Lot of Courage Is Needed
An Interview with Nick Teich, Founder and CEO of Camp Aranu'tiq, March/April

Fun for Everyone: Adapting Activities for Campers of All Abilities
Tommy Means and Jordan McIntire, September/October

Oh, Snap! This Is a Job! The New Teen Leadership Program at Boston Explorers
Ayanna Michel-Lord and Manny St. Vil, with Bob Ditter, March/April

Crucial Camp Conversations: Five Keys for Success
Alison Moeschberger, March/April

Coaching Your Campers to Better Friendships
Audrey Monke, MA, May/June

Creating a Strengths-Based Camp
Audrey Monke, MA, November/December

Camp United: Across the Generational Divide
Lisa Olsen, MS; Gwyneth M. Powell, PhD; and J. Joy James, PhD, May/June

The Job of Making Mensches: Campers with Integrity and Honor
Rabbi Avi Katz Orlow, September/October

Training for Social Justice with Camp Staff
Lance Ozier, EdD, Interviewer, May/June

5,000 Girls of Camp Kear Sarge: A Reunion Story
Nancy Feldman Rosenhaus, July/August

Expanding the Reach of Camp through Schools
Missy Schenck, November/December

Social Justice Series: Recognizing Microaggressions at Camp
Janessa Schilmoeller, September/October

Inclusive Camp: Making Summer Camp a Joyful Place for Everyone
Stuart J. Schleien, PhD; Kimberly D. Miller; Ginger Walton; Carla Roth; and Lisa Tobin, September/October

Translating Passion for Growth into Camp Leadership Skills
Aaron Selkow, November/December

Mindfulness: The Skill of Moving into the Eye of the Storm
John S. Shealy, PhD, and Jordan Dye, MSW, CSW, November/December

Groundhog Day
Kathryn "Kat" Shreve, March/April

Investing in Your Camp's Success: Top Ten Banking Products and Services Important for Camps
Richard Solomon, November/December

Courage, Not Comfort! Diving in to Camp Fund-Raising
Posie Taylor, November/December

14 Questions to Identify Potential Hiring Risks at Camp
Christopher Thurber, PhD, ABPP, November/December

The Prejudiced Pig Inside Your Mind, Part I: How Directors Can Win the War against Implicit Bias
Christopher Thurber, PhD, March/April

The Prejudiced Pig Inside Your Mind, Part II: How to See Your Campers for Who They Are, Not What They Are
Christopher Thurber, PhD, May/June

Tell Me a Story: Teaching Empowerment through Camp Journalism
Jay Toporoff and Gary Hook, March/April

Been There, Done That, Got the T-Shirt: The Challenges of the Seasonal Return to Camp
Diane Tyrrell, CCD, MA Ed, May/June

There's a Camp for That!
Diane Tyrrell, CCD, MA Ed, and Laurie Browne, PhD, January/February

Adolescence, Identity, and Summer Camp
Stephen Gray Wallace, MS Ed, November/December

The Comeback Kid: Learning to Lead at Summer Camp
Stephen Gray Wallace, MS Ed, May/June

Tears and Rain: Disciplinary Debacles at Summer Camp — Lessons Learned
Stephen Gray Wallace, MS Ed, January/February

2016 Camper Enrollment: With Strong Enrollment Comes New Challenges
Cait Wilson, March/April

Seven Emerging Issues Today's Camps Face
Cait Wilson, September/October

Columns

Building Principles

Is Solar Power Right for Camp?
Rick Stryker, PE, March/April

Know What's Below
Rick Stryker, PE, November/December


In the Trenches

Chill Out!
Bob Ditter, January/February

Helping Campers with Setbacks, Anxiety, and Panic Attacks
Bob Ditter, July/August

Nimble Coaching
Bob Ditter, September/October


Moving Forward Together

Creating Exceptional Experiences
Tom Rosenberg, January/February

Camp and Spiritual Development
Tom Rosenberg, March/April

On Becoming a Mentor
Tom Rosenberg, May/June

Giving of Your Time
Tom Rosenberg, July/August

Inclusive Camp
Tom Rosenberg, September/October

#CAMPCULTURALEXCHANGE
Tom Rosenberg, November/December


A Place to Share

A Family Conference
Jalen Bazile, January/February

What Can One Week Do?
Caroline Baumis, LMSW, March/April

Dear Counselor
Charlie Nicholas, May/June

A Beautiful Mistake
Posie Taylor, July/August

Camp: Preparation for Life
Thomas Wiener, September/October

Sixty-Two Summers
Madison Sopinsky, November/December


Recipe for Success

How Clean Is Clean?
Kimberly Whiteside Truitt, CFM, January/February

Trash in Your Tank: Unhealthy Food Choices to Avoid
Kimberly Whiteside Truitt, CFM, May/June

The Evolution of Dietary Guidelines
Kimberly Whiteside Truitt, CFM, September/October


Reflections

Exceptional Opportunities, Lasting Inspiration
Ross Turner, January/February

Days Like These — Regret, Remorse, and Restorative Justice
Stephen Gray Wallace, MS Ed, March/April

Are You Mentally and Physically Prepared to Work at Camp?
Norman E. Friedman, M Ed, May/June

Creating the Exceptional
Stephen Gray Wallace, MS Ed, July/August

Cultivating Leaders
Jeff Cheley, November/December


Research

Camp Research: Your Link between the Work You Love and the Real World
Laurie Browne, PhD, May/June

Profile of the 2017 Recipients of the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Excellence in Research in Practice
Ann Gillard, PhD, July/August

Developing Resilience in Girls through Camp Experiences
Anja Whittington, PhD, and Jeffrey Aspelmeier, PhD, November/December


Risk Management

Crisis Management
Edward A. Schirick, CPCU, CIC, CRM, January/February

Strategies for a Healthy Camp: Are You Prepared?

Linda Ebner Erceg, RN, MS, PHN, March/April

Team Work: An Open Letter to Camp Staff
Edward A. Schirick, CPCU, CIC, CRM, May/June

Can My Camp Nurse Do That?
Linda Ebner Erceg, RN, MS, PHN, July/August

Risk Management and Insurance: Vehicle Risks
Edward A. Schirick, CPCU, CIC, CRM, September/October

Locating and Working Effectively with a Supervising Physician/Nurse Practitioner
Linda Ebner Erceg, RN, MS, PHN, November/December