https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/staff-training-what-do-you-expectStaff Training: What Do You Expect?
Summer camp staff training — what exactly is it? If you take all the ideas and definitions; all the content from years past provided by the American Camp Association (ACA), the health department, and...
https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/online-course/camp-camperCamp Is for the Camper
ACA's #1 Best Selling Course and Book! It is imperative that counselors see themselves as role models for campers and act accordingly. Parents place a great deal of trust in camps...
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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/no-reservations-needed-please-be-seated-five-course-staff-training-smorgasbordNo Reservations Needed! Please Be Seated for a Five-Course, Staff-Training Smorgasbord
During the spring of each year, many camp directors are faced with what can seem to be an overwhelming task of planning for staff training. While it is tempting to use the same "recipes" from...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/martin-his-friends-counseling-skills-effect-change-campMartin and His Friends: Counseling Skills that Effect Change at Camp
Martin was sitting in the office of the boys' head counselor again. He'd been playing "Ga Ga" when another camper got him out. In what had quickly become an all-too-typical response for nine-year-old...
https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/top-training-techniques-fast-effective-ways-increase-staff-learningTop Training Techniques: Fast & Effective Ways to Increase Staff Learning & Performance
The number one best-selling author in camp training has packed this session with terrific activities and training methods that are easy to use and can be plugged into your existing training right...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/outside-camp-customers-inside-camp-customersOutside Camp Customers and Inside Camp Customers
Camp owners always remember their outside customers (camp parents and campers), but inside customers (camp staff) are just as important.
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/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...