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Advancing Teen Leaders-in-Training Programs through Behavioral Science
James J. Annesi, PhD, Ken O’Kelley, and Drew Hullinger, September/October

Energy & Enthusiasm: Find Your Sweet Spot
Kim Aycock, MST, May/June

Innovating for Better Outcomes: The 2020 Eleanor Eells Award Winners
Kaley Belakovich, July/August

Camper Inclusion at Day Camps: Making It Work for Campers and Staff
Matt Block, March/April

Shaping “Unselfie” Kids
An Interview with Michele Borba, EdD, January/February

Don’t Be a Donkey
Adam Boyd, DMin, November/December

What’s Next? The Future of Facilitation
Jim Cain, PhD, November/December

Facilitating Meaningful Conversations in the “Socially Distant” Age
Max Claman and Kalina Silverman, November/December

Armed and Dangerous: Fugitive Situations Near Camp
Brent Clark, Zona Hutson, Brenda Pruett, Julie Tritz, and Autumn Starcher, July/August

Building Belonging in the Age of Anxiety
Matthew Cook, January/February

Developing Your Skills at Camp
Jolly Corley, MS, May/June

Counting on Kindness
A Roundtable Discussion, March/April

Camp Creates Job Magic
Greg Cronin, MPA, CCD, March/April

Challenging Your Comfort Zone
Greg Cronin, MPA, CCD, May/June

Co-Counseling Mash-Up: How to Work More Collaboratively — and Happily — With Your “Co”
Bob Ditter, May/June

The Next Wave Isn’t Blue or Red — It’s Young: Understanding and Supporting Gen Z
Bob Ditter, January/February

One Novel Coronavirus, Two Afflictions
Bob Ditter, July/August

Race and Camp: Creating an Environment in Camp Communities That Is Truly Welcoming to People of Color
Bob Ditter, September/October

Camp and the Outdoor Citizen: An Interview with John Judge
Marcia Ellett, September/October

Back to Basics: Five Universal Truths of CIT Training
Nicki Fleischner, March/April

Best Friends Forever Thanks to Camp
Abi Fuesler, September/October

For Posterity: Using Time Capsules to Capture Camp
Bob Gagner, November/December

Fear Interrupted: Reframing Cross-Cultural Narratives at Camp
Niambi Jaha-Echols, January/February

A Time to Grieve: Dealing with Loss and Change This Summer and Beyond
Vicki Jay, Bethany Gardner, and Molly Sedlik Hasson, July/August

Meet Staff Where They Are — Not Where You Wish Them to Be
Deb Jordan, ReD, and Kim Aycock, MST, January/February

Working at Camp: It’s a Marathon Not a Sprint
Deb Jordan, ReD, Kim Aycock, MST, and Laurie Browne, Phd, May/June

A Camp Girl Forever
Iris Krasnow, March/April

Be a Kind Leader
Ashley Lin, May/June

Are Apps a Game Changer for Camps?
Alexandra “Alex” Linyard and Ron Linyard, July/August

Learning to Supervise: What Light Do You See Yourself In?
William C. Logan, III, Gwynn M. Powell, PhD, and Mary Katherine King, May/June

Five Ways You Can Use Research on Habit Formation to Develop Staff
Eva Jo Meyers, March/April

Bad Blood? How to Succeed at Succession — Who Wins and Who Loses
Leann Mischel, PhD, and Stephen Gray Wallace, MS Ed, November/December

7 Tips for Working with Exceptional Campers
Audrey Monke, MA, and Debbie Reber, May/June

Time to Detox Masculinity: Break the Box, Cut the Schlock, Be a Beauty
Nick Nowak, September/October

Capturing the Inclusive Camp Experience of Teens with and without Disabilities through Photography and Dialogue
Lindsey R. Oakes, PhD, CTRS; Stuart J. Schleien, PhD, CTRS; Jeffrey S. Kress, PhD; Ginger Walton, M.S.N., RN, FNP, CNLCP; and Abigail L. Uhrman, PhD, November/December

Weak Board vs. Strong Board: Why Care?
David Phillips, July/August

Got Agency? How Camps Can Help Kids Develop Greater Agency
Anthony Rao, PhD, and Paul Napper, PsyD, January/February

Values, Stories, and Faces: 15 Steps to Building Strong Social Media Camp Content
Dan Shortridge, September/October

Self-Care in a Camp Environment: A Survival Guide
Meredith Stewart and Katie Johnson, May/June

How to Become a Servant Leader
Calvin Stovall, January/February

Going Green at Camp
Danny Sudman, March/April

Influencing Green Behavior at Your Camp
Danny Sudman, May/June

In the Care of Other People’s Children, Part 2: Training Frontline Staff to Make Good Decisions
Diane Tyrrell, CCD, MA Ed, March/April

In the Care of Other People’s Children, Part 3: Supervision Tips for Frontline Staff
Diane Tyrrell, CCD, MA Ed, May/June

A Different Kind of Mentor
Stephen Gray Wallace, MS Ed, May/June

Inflection Points: Why Character Counts
Stephen Gray Wallace, MS Ed, March/April

Unleashed: The Power of Them — Alignment and Engagement, Part 2
Stephen Gray Wallace, MS Ed, January/February

Your Roadmap to a Successful Camp Alumni Program
Stuart T. Weinberg, MD, and Katie Tucker Trippi, November/December

Is It Rude, Is It Mean, or Is It Bullying? Distinguishing Problem Behaviors at Camp
Signe Whitson, LSW, C-SSWS, September/October

Mindsets Matter
An Interview with David Yeager, PhD, January/February



Building Principles

Safe, Sanitary Water
Rick Stryker, PE, March/April

Buying a Camp Is a Complex Process
Rick Stryker, PE, July/August


In the Trenches

Campers You Can’t Serve
Bob Ditter, November/December


Moving Forward Together

Tom Rosenberg, January/Februaryl

Moving Forward Together
Tom Rosenberg, March/April

The Impact of Community
Tom Rosenberg, May/June

Moving Forward Together
Tom Rosenberg, July/August

Moving Forward Together
Tom Rosenberg, September/October

Camp Is Essential in an Age of Screens
Tom Rosenberg, November/December


A Place to Share

Joshua Bowen, January/February

Moving On
Sue Lemm, March/April

A Place to Grow
Sam Scott, May/June

The Silver Lining
Penn Henthorn, July/August

What Would They Do?
Steve Purdum, September/October

Unsung Heroes
Tommy Hagey, November/December


Recipe for Success

Buffet, Serving Line, and Family Style: The Pros and Cons
Kimberly Whiteside Truitt, January/February

Sesame: The Fastest Growing Allergy Threat
Kimberly Whiteside Truitt, May/June

2020 Food Allergy Alert: FDA Temporarily Decreases Food Labeling Requirements During Pandemic
Kimberly Whiteside Truitt, September/October



Early Camp Program Planning Amid COVID-19
Katie Thurson, Matthew Browning, PhD; Barry Garst, PhD; Laurie Browne, PhD; and Ryan Gagnon, PhD, September/October


Risk Management

Risk Management: What’s in a Name?
Suzanne Rhulen Loughlin, January/February

The Incident Response Plan: Assess and Update Yours
Linda Ebner Erceg, RN, MS, PHN, March/April

Anxiety: It Isn’t Just a Camper Thing
Marcia Ellett, May/June

The 10 Commandments of Communicable Disease Protective Behaviors at Camp: A Refresher
Linda Ebner Erceg, RN, MS, PHN, July/August

Compromise Can Turn Crisis into Value
Suzy Loughlin, September/October

COVID-19: Decision-Making Amid Uncertainty
Linda Ebner Erceg, RN, MS, PHN, November/December


Trail Mixed

Inclusion at Camp
Briana Mitchell and Makela Elvy, M Ed, November/December