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Preparing 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/download/camp2grow-youth-leadership-environmental-stewardship-program-impact-report

Camp2Grow Youth Leadership and Environmental Stewardship Program Impact Report

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/staff-retention-recruiting-revving-season

Staff 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/article/camping-magazine/recruiting-interviewing-hiring-ensure-best-best

Recruiting, 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-counselors

Developing 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/farm-dining-hall-camp-farm-program-long-history

Farm to Dining Hall: A Camp Farm Program with a Long History

In 1890, the folks who built the water powered grist mill just off Carson Creek, outside Brevard, North Carolina, never envisioned that one day the property surrounding the mill would become Gwynn...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/interview-richard-louv-using-nature-principle-camps-reduce-nature-deficit-disorder-children-adults

An Interview with Richard Louv: Using the Nature Principle and Camps to Reduce Nature-Deficit Disorder — for Children and Adults

What progress have you seen in the movement to connect children and nature since you wrote Last Child in the Woods in 2005? Last Child didn’t create the children...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/because-i-worked-camp

Because 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...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/turning-camp-counselors-nature-specialists-pemi-nature-instruction-clinic

Turning Camp Counselors into Nature Specialists: The Pemi Nature Instruction Clinic

Introduction Richard Louv, in his book Last Child in the Woods, “links the absence of nature in the lives of today’s wired generation to some of the most disturbing childhood trends: the...

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Children and Nature Belong Together

How Camp Teaches Kids to Think Green! Camp programs are among the very best ways for children to learn a lasting appreciation for nature and a lifelong interest in caring...