https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/nurturing-campers-psychological-needsNurturing Campers’ Psychological Needs
Highly regarded child, adolescent and family therapist, and regular contributor to Camping Magazine since 1987, Bob Ditter will be speaking at the 2015 ACA National Conference. In an...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/recruiting-interviewing-hiring-ensure-best-bestRecruiting, Interviewing, and Hiring to Ensure the Best of the Best
Recruiting, interviewing, and hiring staff is the most important part of your job as a camp director. It is the single most time-consuming and, at times, tedious task you will undertake. However,...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/developing-keeping-great-counselorsDeveloping and Keeping Great Counselors
It takes a great staff to make a great camp. Jack Weiner once said: "With the right counselors, camp could be held in a parking lot." When one looks at all of the possible aspects of camp in which to...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/staff-retention-recruiting-revving-seasonStaff Retention, Recruiting, and Revving Up in the Off-Season
By this point in the year, you've processed your staff evaluations, and you've been thinking about those difficult decisions: "Should I hire her back?" or "This person just didn't cut it; is it time...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/job-descriptionsJob Description Samples
ACA job sample job descriptions are here to make your work easier.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/directions-youth-development-outcomes-camp-experienceDirections: Youth Development Outcomes of the Camp Experience
Research done to determine the outcomes of the camp experience as expressed by parents and children.
https://www.acacamps.org/jobs/find-camp-staffFind Camp Staff
Use ACA's two services, Year-round Jobs @ Camp and Summer Jobs at Camp, to help you fill your open positions at camp.
https://www.acacamps.org/preparing-job-fairPreparing for a Job Fair
Get set up for success at any camp job fair by following some simple guidelines: Choosing the best camp fair for you! Contact the placement office, before registering, and inquire about:...
https://www.acacamps.org/jobs/find-staff/summer-seasonal-camp-staffFind Summer and Seasonal Camp Staff
Find summer camp staff! Take advantage of the increased exposure from Google for Jobs. Advertise all your camp’s open positions with an unlimited subscription!
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/because-i-worked-campBecause I Worked at Camp
Now that the summer has come to a close, camp directors are inevitably thinking about the staff they want to invite back next season. If we as directors have created a strong camp community, one that...