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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/board-camp

On Board with Camp

Camp boards — what should they do? How do we train members of a camp board? And how do we recruit good board members? To find the answers, we must first start with governance. Many camps have some...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/snapshot-camper-enrollment-2015

A Snapshot of Camper Enrollment in 2015

After reviewing the results of the 2015 Enrollment Survey, in general, camps had a good year as enrollment continued to rise. The majority of camps reported at least maintaining the same enrollment...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/strategic-planning-moving-ideas-practice

Strategic Planning: Moving Ideas to Practice

Strategic planning, when used properly by a nonprofit organization, will result in a plan of action that moves ideas to practice. Those who have not been a part of strategic planning before might be...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-culture-carriers-what-happens-when-they-age-out

Camp Culture Carriers: What Happens When They Age Out?

Many residential and day camps are experiencing their older and most experienced counselors aging out because they now need full-time employment and can no longer remain at camp for the summer....

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/can-i-really-spend-another-summer-working-camp

Can I Really Spend Another Summer Working at Camp?

How might another incredible summer at camp grow and change you?

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/no-generation-left-behind

No Generation Left Behind

Without a doubt, the most popular comment I get from clients in my public speaking work is (some variation of) “’Kids today have absolutely no initiative or basic work ethic! I ask them, ‘Well, how...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/meet-staff-where-they-are-not-where-you-wish-them-be

Meet Staff Where They Are — Not Where You Wish Them to Be

Unanswered emails. Requests (demands) for time off. Over-involved parents. What's the matter with young people today? Most likely nothing! We have more in common with this cohort of staff than one...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/yes-only-means-yes-until-something-better-comes-along-making-camp-best-offer-gen-z-staff

Yes Only Means Yes Until Something Better Comes Along: Making Camp the Best Offer for Gen Z Staff

Staff sign a contract, then inform you the week before camp begins that they won’t be coming after all. Or staff commit to working the entire season only to tell (not ask!) you they are leaving for...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/project-real-job-moving-forward-together

Project Real Job — Moving Forward Together

In the early ’80s, I graduated from high school and made a simple but life-changing decision. It was May and I hadn’t yet made plans for the summer. My mom encouraged me to call my former camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/outside-camp-customers-inside-camp-customers

Outside 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.