https://www.acacamps.org/blog/4-tips-counselors-transition-summer-camp-fall4 Tips for Counselors to Transition from Summer Camp to Fall
The transition from your crazy-busy summer to the fall season can be tough! It's good to remember these 4 tips.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/handling-campers-homesicknessHandling Campers' Homesickness
According to author and psychologist Michael Thompson, PhD, 97 percent of children experience at least some occasional homesick feelings at camp. Considering that statistic, you’ll probably have...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/10-rainy-day-activity-ideas10 Rainy Day Activity Ideas
The fun doesn’t have to stop when it rains! If you’re looking for some ways to spend a rainy day at camp, try these activities out.
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https://www.acacamps.org/resources/2023-staff-training-issue-camping-magazine2023 Staff Training Issue of Camping Magazine
Each year, the May/June issue of Camping Magazine is devoted to staff training — perfect for Staff Orientation!
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/summer-camp-jobs-why-work-campSummer Camp Jobs: Why Work at a Camp?
Does this describe you or someone you know? You love the outdoors. You love hiking and biking and sailing. And — your good friend says you're great with kids. If you relate to this, then there'...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/pressure-campThe Pressure of Camp
The positive pressure one experiences at camp is something rare and hypnotizing. Friends at home call what you are doing a summer holiday, but you know the work is tough and comes with daily...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/case-melted-fingerprintsThe Case of the Melted Fingerprints
My first time working at summer camp, in fact during my first week, I melted off every one of my fingerprints. I was only 16 at the time, and I remember feeling shocked that this could actually...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/acas-raise-bar-initiative-capturing-magic-camp-tangible-dataACA’s Raise the Bar Initiative: Capturing the Magic of Camp in Tangible Data
Matthew Smith is the camp communications and strategy director at Longacre in Pennsylvania, and cohort leader (along with Scott Brody, owner/director of Camps Kenwood and Evergreen in New Hampshire,...