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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/fresh-tips-running-better-summer-camp-business-look-operations

Fresh Tips for Running a Better Summer Camp Business: A Look at Operations

In the 2009 November/December issue of Camping Magazine, we discussed sales and marketing tips to help run a better camp business. But, like any well-run business, camps need to be concerned...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/risk-management-business-interruption-insurance-traps-gaps

Risk Management: Business Interruption Insurance Traps and Gaps

Speaking or writing about risk management without mentioning insurance is difficult. The two disciplines are independent in theory, but "glued together" in thought and practice. Insurance is one...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/confessions-disciplinarian-how-managing-camper-behavior-can-save-summer

Confessions of a Disciplinarian: How Managing Camper Behavior Can Save the Summer

Like many camp directors — and other educators for that matter — I am frequently thrust into the unenviable role of disciplinarian. And, frankly, I don't feel that I'm very good at it. That is my...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/eyes-bullying-what-you-can-do-prevent-stop-bullying-camp

Eyes on Bullying: What YOU Can Do to Prevent and Stop Bullying at Camp

"People don't understand. Those three weeks hurt more than any punch in the face could hurt. It took my breath away, and my whole self-confidence." — Will, a camper Have you ever been...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/nurturing-campers-psychological-needs

Nurturing 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/why-world-needs-summer-camp-essay-parents

Why the World Needs Summer Camp: An Essay to Parents

It is not easy for parents to make the decision to send their child away into the waiting arms of strangers who promise to take care of them — people who promise to show them the wonders of nature,...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/longer-camp-sessions-disappearing-dinosaur-or-timely-treasure

Longer Camp Sessions: Disappearing Dinosaur or Timely Treasure?

Gone are the days when most, or even many, camps offered only full sessions of seven or eight weeks. Shrinking summer vacations for all age groups, staggered college start dates for staff populations...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/why-day-camp-matters

Why Day Camp Matters

When looking for summer activities for their children, parents today are faced with an incredible wealth of options. Many of these options describe themselves as “camp”: sports camps, arts camps,...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/it-was-best-week-ever-value-one-week-short-term-camp-sessions

It Was the Best Week Ever! The Value of One-Week and Short-Term Camp Sessions

Camp directors and parents alike will enjoy hearing children report about their week at summer overnight camp as the “best week ever!” And it just may be that some of the best evidence that describes...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-magnified-benefits-specialty-camps

Camp . . . MAGNIFIED! The Benefits of Specialty Camps

Specialty camps serve a specific population exclusively. That service can be with regard to need or desire. And while the educational camp programs at the US Space & Rocket Center — Space Camp...