https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/fresh-tips-running-better-summer-camp-business-look-operationsFresh 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/what-camp-staff-can-do-help-children-excerpt-homesick-happyWhat Camp Staff Can Do to Help Children: An Excerpt from Homesick and Happy
Dear Colleagues, When I sat down to write my new book, Homesick and Happy: How Time Away from Parents Can Help a Child Grow, I wanted to answer three questions: 1) Why is it...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/dollar-cents-operating-campThe Dollar$ and Cents of Operating a Camp
Most camp professionals love to talk about the impact of the camp experience on the lives of their participants. Sometimes, these professionals wrestle with the business side of camp, especially in...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/general-guidelines-social-security-numbers-tax-withholding-international-employees-j-1-visasGeneral Guidelines for Social Security Numbers and Tax Withholding for International Employees with J-1 Visas
We have received numerous questions regarding social security numbers and the need for tax withholdings on international staff. While some questions on this topic can be answered clearly, others are...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/fresh-tips-running-better-summer-camp-business-sales-marketingFresh Tips for Running a Better Summer Camp Business — Sales and Marketing
Like it or not, every summer camp — for-profit or nonprofit — is a business. A camp that does not respect and abide the most fundamental of business commandments, that the monies coming into the camp...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camps-evacuation-or-temporary-housing-centersCamps as Evacuation or Temporary Housing Centers
Camps may be called upon by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) — or another government agency or community organization — to serve as evacuation centers.
https://www.acacamps.org/parents-families/planning-camp/coping-homesickness-campCoping with Homesickness at Camp
The prescription for homesickness at summer camp is a simple solution of preparation and patience.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/marketplace/aca-group-purchasing-trinity-hpsiACA Group Purchasing with Trinity/HPSI
Current ACA/Trinity/HPSI members are experiencing an average savings of $13,000 per year, with one camp saving over $112,000! ACA members can tap into the multibillion-dollar purchasing power of...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/aca-camp-business-operations-reportACA Camp Business Operations Report
Access the most recent budget and finance data for camps.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/staffing-compensation-benefits-reportStaffing, Compensation, and Benefits Report
Each year, the American Camp Association (ACA) surveys its members about specific areas of their camp operations and makes the results available so camps can benchmark their business practices.h