https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/take-your-horse-campTake Your Horse to Camp
Another way to increase usage at camp facilities is to allow people to bring their own horses to camp. Both youth and adults will have this interest and appreciate having a location to camp with...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/riding-programs-camp-enrichment-different-kindRiding Programs at Camp: Enrichment of a Different Kind
Horseback riding has deep roots in the history of American summer camps, but stereotypical images of the expense and elitism of riding may get in the way of a full appreciation of the benefit and...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/success-horses-success-lifeSuccess With Horses = Success With Life
W.L. Lorimer, founder of Lorimer Family Camps, included the cavalry style of horsemanship along with the athletics, aquatics, and outdoor skills that were the basics for all camps in the early 1900s...
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/expect-more-your-leadership-team-encourage-them-expect-more-youExpect More from Your Leadership Team (and Encourage Them to Expect More from You)
This blog post in support of Project Real Job discusses why you should expect more from your summer camp leadership team and how to encourage them to expect more from you.
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/signing-dotted-line-commitment-two-way-streetSigning on the Dotted Line: Commitment Is a Two-Way Street
Congratulations! You committed to working at camp this summer, and the director and/or team who hired you have been anticipating your arrival since you signed on the dotted line! It is completely...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/take-time-hug-your-staff-summerTake Time to "Hug" Your Staff This Summer
As the summer of 2018 is getting underway, it is evident that this has been another challenging hiring season for many of you. It is likely there are camps out there still looking to hire for a few...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/process-interviewing-prospective-staffThe Process of Interviewing Prospective Staff
The interview process for summer camp jobs can help weed out prospective staff who won't meet expectations.