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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/fresh-tips-running-better-summer-camp-business-look-operations

Fresh Tips for Running a Better Summer Camp Business: A Look at Operations

In the 2009 November/December issue of Camping Magazine, we discussed sales and marketing tips to help run a better camp business. But, like any well-run business, camps need to be concerned...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/risk-management-business-interruption-insurance-traps-gaps

Risk Management: Business Interruption Insurance Traps and Gaps

Speaking or writing about risk management without mentioning insurance is difficult. The two disciplines are independent in theory, but "glued together" in thought and practice. Insurance is one...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/fresh-tips-running-better-summer-camp-business-sales-marketing

Fresh Tips for Running a Better Summer Camp Business — Sales and Marketing

Like it or not, every summer camp — for-profit or nonprofit — is a business. A camp that does not respect and abide the most fundamental of business commandments, that the monies coming into the camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/risk-management-camp-management-liability-evolving-risk

Risk Management: Camp Management Liability — Evolving Risk

Our uncertain economic times serve as a reminder that the business of camp is full of change. When society, environments, and circumstances change, camp directors and owners are challenged to...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/maintaining-perspective-there-still-place-camper-accident-sickness-insurance-your-camp-risk

Maintaining Perspective — Is There Still a Place for Camper Accident and Sickness Insurance in Your Camp Risk Management Plan?

Healthcare costs are out of control in our society, driven largely by Americans' lifestyles, attitudes regarding exercise, and unhealthy eating habits. These costs are exacerbated by our litigation-...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/why-world-needs-summer-camp-essay-parents

Why the World Needs Summer Camp: An Essay to Parents

It is not easy for parents to make the decision to send their child away into the waiting arms of strangers who promise to take care of them — people who promise to show them the wonders of nature,...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/longer-camp-sessions-disappearing-dinosaur-or-timely-treasure

Longer Camp Sessions: Disappearing Dinosaur or Timely Treasure?

Gone are the days when most, or even many, camps offered only full sessions of seven or eight weeks. Shrinking summer vacations for all age groups, staggered college start dates for staff populations...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/why-day-camp-matters

Why Day Camp Matters

When looking for summer activities for their children, parents today are faced with an incredible wealth of options. Many of these options describe themselves as “camp”: sports camps, arts camps,...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-magnified-benefits-specialty-camps

Camp . . . MAGNIFIED! The Benefits of Specialty Camps

Specialty camps serve a specific population exclusively. That service can be with regard to need or desire. And while the educational camp programs at the US Space & Rocket Center — Space Camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/dollar-cents-operating-camp

The Dollar$ and Cents of Operating a Camp

Most camp professionals love to talk about the impact of the camp experience on the lives of their participants. Sometimes, these professionals wrestle with the business side of camp, especially in...