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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/practical-leadership-what-we-can-learn-simon-says-show-tell-sharks

Practical Leadership: What We Can Learn from Simon Says, Show and Tell, and Sharks

There is so much good information about leadership. There are books about leadership with themes ranging from the military to Mickey Mouse; there are seminars, workshops, retreats, and entire...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/implementing-change-practical-tips-early-camp-director

Implementing Change: Practical Tips for the Early Camp Director

When I was seventeen, I was hired for the second summer at my beloved home camp by the veteran camp director. She had become my mentor and friend through all my years as a camper, teen leader, and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/nobody-ever-tells-me-anything-communication-camp

Nobody Ever Tells Me Anything: Communication at Camp

Growing up, my sister’s catch phrase could have been, “Nobody ever tells me anything!” because she said it so often. More and more, this sentiment is being shared at summer camp, too. Our camp staff...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/their-space-or-yours-social-networking-sites-bring-risks-rewards-camp-community

Their Space or Yours? Social Networking Sites Bring Risks and Rewards to the Camp Community

The popularity of social networking sites, such as Myspace.com, Facebook.com, Xanga.com, and Friendster.com, raise new and important issues for camp directors intent on protecting their campers and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-leadership-21st-century

Camp Leadership for the 21st Century

Michael Yeh is standing in front of an audience of over 1,000 health care and mental health professionals telling a story about a recent surgical procedure he led at the UCLA Endocrine Surgical Unit...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/tackle-your-camp-counselor-job-internship-mindset

Tackle Your Camp Counselor Job with an Internship Mindset

The young women and men who join us as camp counselors are interested in occupations that range from elementary and high school education to the medical field, the environmental sciences, and more....

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/revolutionary-leadership

Revolutionary Leadership

When a new acquaintance asks, "What do you do for a living?" and I answer that I'm a camp director and shape lives in positive ways through summer camp, I often get a quizzical response. "Is that a...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/business-leadership-interview-adam-bryant

The Business of Leadership: An Interview with Adam Bryant

Journalist Adam Bryant has spent two decades wearing multiple reporting and editing hats at The New York Times. Concentrating on the business world and what CEOs have to teach us about...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/dont-let-your-camp-go-pot-impacts-policy-challenges-legalized-marijuana-youth-camps

Don't Let Your Camp Go to Pot: Impacts and Policy Challenges of Legalized Marijuana on Youth Camps

Marijuana is now legal for recreational use in seven states (Alaska, California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington) and Washington, DC. It is still a federal offense to possess...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/crucial-camp-conversations-five-keys-success

Crucial Camp Conversations: Five Keys for Success

How many of these sentences have you heard from inexperienced leadership staff? "I don't know why they can't do it. We went over that in training." "She's just lazy and doesn't care." "He...