https://www.acacamps.org/blog/gen-z-staff-what-exactly-are-they-lookingGen Z Staff: What Exactly Are They Looking For?
Here are some Gen Z employment trends that started before the pandemic and now appear to be widespread.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/how-communicate-your-staff-during-after-summerHow to Communicate with Your Staff before, during, and after the Summer
As technology and social media grow, there is a seemingly endless array of platforms available to us to stay in touch with people. Because of this, you think that it would be easier than ever to...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/commitment-how-do-we-earn-it-how-do-we-keep-itCommitment: How Do We Earn It — and How Do We Keep It?
An answer to this question of the century may seem counterintuitive, yet it is at the core of most camp communities: Relationships. More than ever, staff are looking for connection and belonging. So...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/support-versus-coddling-when-push-when-pull-back-when-trying-grow-our-staffSupport Versus Coddling: When to Push and When to Pull Back When Trying to Grow Our Staff
Mental and emotional health has been on the forefront of all of our minds. During COVID, it is even more so. While camp is for the camper, our staff are the ones interacting and supporting...
Here are some keaways for completing internships at camp.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/where-are-your-senior-staff-staying-camp-yearWhere Are Your Senior Staff Staying at Camp This Year?
There are some considerations offered here regarding staff living space that could help with recruitment and retention.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/me-work-camp-no-wayMe, Work at Camp? No Way!
During the 2021 ACA National Staffing Summit, five students were selected by their professors to serve on a panel to discuss why they did not want to work at camp. They were chosen because they would...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/first-contact-end-contractFrom First Contact to End of Contract
We know that staff can be a challenge to find, attract, hire, engage, and retain. What makes the staff journey result in forward progress from start to completion of their camp experience? Current...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/how-can-group-purchasing-organization-help-your-campHow Can a Group Purchasing Organization Help Your Camp?
A group purchasing organization (GPO) is a platform that allows a business to join a group of other buyers who are interested in the same products and services. When you join a GPO — which can be...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/developing-certification-program-staff-recruitment-retention-toolDeveloping a Certification Program as a Staff Recruitment/Retention Tool
So what are — and what aren’t — certifications, exactly?