https://www.acacamps.org/blog/camp-springboard-three-camp-characteristics-applicable-any-careerCamp as a Springboard: Three Camp Characteristics Applicable to Any Career
Camp experiences provide invaluable skills for meaningful and fulfilling careers.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-37-camp-staff-recruiting-finding-diverse-organizations-campusCampWire Episode 37: Camp Staff Recruiting - Finding Diverse Organizations on Campus
This podcast talks about how to find organizations for BIPOC students, why it is important to hire diverse staff members for summer camp, and how diversity can impact the culture of your camp.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/want-more-resilient-staff-focus-feedbackWant a More Resilient Staff? Focus on Feedback
So now that we are finally faced with a glimmer of light at the end of this year-long tunnel, it’s time to shift our focus to how we can help develop a resilient staff with staying power — not just...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/creating-inclusive-culture-increase-staff-retentionCreating an Inclusive Culture to Increase Staff Retention
A camp culture where everyone feels a sense of belonging can lead to better staff retention.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/staff-recruiting-answer-right-front-youStaff Recruiting: The Answer Is Right in Front of You
What if your recruitment efforts started at your camp — with campers you already know? Falling Creek outlines their plan to flip our recruitment strategy from outside to the inside.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/innovation-engineers-encourage-your-staff-engage-createInnovation Engineers: Encourage Your Staff to Engage and Create
Whether your program is day, overnight, or an after-school program, the innovation experience can be molded to fit your camp's needs.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/working-summer-camp-can-be-more-fun-skill-developmentWorking at Summer Camp Can Be More Than Fun and Skill Development
In this blog, we briefly summarize some of our recent findings related to the seasonal camp staff experience and our work as part of ACA’s National Impact Study.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/recruiting-college-students-make-it-personalRecruiting College Students: Make It Personal
Staff recruitment is looking a bit . . . or a lot . . . different this year. Slowly, a shift from loading up the car and driving cross-country to area colleges for job fairs has...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/working-camp-essential-experience-ultimate-summer-jobWorking at Camp: An Essential Experience and the Ultimate Summer Job
We all thought that camp was a vital experience before the pandemic. Now, we are an essential experience for the mental and emotional health of the young people...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/staff-recruitment-covid-19-eraStaff Recruitment in the COVID-19 Era
COVID-19 remains a real threat to operations and knowing what is to come this summer. Nonetheless, finding quality summer staff is a must — even if those staffing plans are contingent on what happens...