https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-staffing-we-can-avoid-crisisCamp Staffing: We Can Avoid a Crisis!
Over the past few years, directors all over the country have reported struggling with the fact that good staff are harder to find. They also indicate that it is much more difficult to convince...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/repetition-repetition-repetition-one-reason-camp-unique-professional-experienceRepetition, 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/overcome-common-barriers-making-your-camp-staff-feel-valuedOvercome Common Barriers to Making Your Camp Staff Feel Valued
Ah, the annual review at work. Or, in our camp settings, the end-of-session/summer evaluation. What a wonderful time for me, as a supervisor, to finally tell a staff member how I think they generally...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/make-copies-or-make-difference-camp-real-jobMake Copies or Make a Difference? Camp Is a Real Job
There has never been a better time to work at camp!
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/three-different-roads-led-working-campThree 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/caught-between-two-staff-seasons-looking-back-moving-forward-veteran-staffCaught Between Two Staff Seasons: Looking Back Before Moving Forward with Veteran Staff
Now is a great time to develop a plan for inviting staff back and securing their commitment, offering leadership roles and opportunities to advance, and keeping staff engaged in...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/caught-between-two-staff-seasons-part-2-impact-investing-time-nowCaught Between Two Staff Seasons, Part 2: The Impact of Investing Time Now
Take lessons learned from this past summer and incorporate them into your plan for next summer.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/letter-first-year-summer-camp-staff-memberA 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.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/innovation-engineers-encourage-your-staff-engage-createInnovation Engineers: Encourage Your Staff to Engage and Create
Whether your program is day, overnight, or an after-school program, the innovation experience can be molded to fit your camp's needs.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/staff-recruiting-answer-right-front-youStaff Recruiting: The Answer Is Right in Front of You
What if your recruitment efforts started at your camp — with campers you already know? Falling Creek outlines their plan to flip our recruitment strategy from outside to the inside.