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https://www.acacamps.org/blog/why-camps-after-school-programs-should-work-together-hire-staff

Why Camps and After-school Programs Should Work Together to Hire Staff

I am a camp guy. I spent 10 summers growing up at various overnight camps as a camper, counselor, dishwasher, and unit head. As ACA research has shown, these experiences provided me with some of my...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/camp-employment-internships

Camp Employment as Internships

Most camps hire college students to work as camp staff — primarily during the summer season, but on occasion throughout the year. When the employment situation is one where the student has no other...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/process-interviewing-prospective-staff

The Process of Interviewing Prospective Staff

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

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/repetition-repetition-repetition-one-reason-camp-unique-professional-experience

Repetition, Repetition, Repetition: One Reason Camp Is a Unique Professional Experience

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

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/new-data-staff-compensation-benefits-how-does-your-camp-compare

New Data on Staff, Compensation, and Benefits: How Does Your Camp Compare?

Here's a snapshot of new data we collected from ACA camps about all things staff-related.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/results-2019-spring-snapshot-survey

Results of the 2019 Spring Snapshot Survey

In the latest Research 360 blog, Director of Research Dr. Laurie Browne shares the results of 2019 Spring Snapshot Survey. The purpose of the survey was to gain insight into summer camp spring...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/three-different-roads-led-working-camp

Three Different Roads That Led to Working at Camp

Working at summer camp helps young adults learn skills that will be valuable in their future careers, including leadership, communication, and more.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/its-hiringseason-using-instagram-maximize-staff-engagement

It's #HiringSeason: Using Instagram to Maximize Staff Engagement

Here are a few easy improvements you can make to your camp’s Instagram strategy to help recruit staff.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/out-getting-staff-door-turning-people-down-not-away

In & Out: Getting Staff in the Door and Turning People Down, but Not Away

This blog post in support of Project Real Job discusses the importance of incorporating objective criteria into your summer camp staff recruitment process.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/letter-first-year-summer-camp-staff-member

A Letter From a First-Year Summer Camp Staff Member

This blog post in support of Project Real Job offers advice on how to help first-year staff members ease into camp life.