https://www.acacamps.org/blog/engaging-investing-staff-campers-arriveEngaging and Investing in Staff Before Campers Arrive
In support of Project Real Job, one camp shares what staff engagement techniques have worked for them.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/should-you-offer-camp-staff-retention-bonusShould You Offer Camp Staff a Retention Bonus?
A retention bonus is money offered to staff with the goal of giving them incentive to stick around.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/working-summer-camp-keeping-fire-aliveWorking at Summer Camp: Keeping the Fire Alive
Journalism student Dan Gray shares his experience working at camp and interviews camp professionals about the staffing shortage.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/milk-allergy-three-year-olds-death-sparks-expanding-food-allergy-protection-lawsMilk Allergy: Three-Year-Old's Death Sparks Expanding Food Allergy Protection Laws
Bubbly and energetic three-year-old Elijah Silvera attended a New York City daycare center. He had a severe milk allergy, which his daycare employees were aware of and had documentation for. Despite...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/lawfully-recruiting-hiring-best-candidatesLawfully Recruiting and Hiring the Best Candidates
These 10 tips can help you throughout the staff hiring process.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/creating-experience-potential-summer-staffCreating an Experience for Potential Summer Staff
It's not enough to just post online that your camp is hiring — here are tips for creating an experience that will help you recruit staff.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/straight-horses-mouth-what-university-students-have-say-about-working-campStraight from the Horse's Mouth: What University Students Have to Say about Working at Camp
This blog offers tips from three university students about how to recruit college students as camp staff.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/allergies-go-beyond-foods-what-watch-camp-settingAllergies Go Beyond Foods: What to Watch in the Camp Setting
We are all well aware of food allergies being a top concern for children, and especially those who are away from home at camp. Camps have worked hard to ensure that top food allergens are either...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/becoming-accountable-recruiterBecoming an Accountable Recruiter
Hiring the right people is key to successful camp operations.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/new-normal-rethinking-staffing-communicationsThe New Normal: Rethinking Staffing Communications
These tips can help you increase your job post visibility and attract more prospective staff candidates.