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Engaging and Investing in Staff Before Campers Arrive

In support of Project Real Job, one camp shares what staff engagement techniques have worked for them.

Should 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.

Working 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.

Milk 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...

Lawfully Recruiting and Hiring the Best Candidates

These 10 tips can help you throughout the staff hiring process.

Creating 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.

Straight 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.

Allergies 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...

Becoming an Accountable Recruiter

Hiring the right people is key to successful camp operations.

The New Normal: Rethinking Staffing Communications

These tips can help you increase your job post visibility and attract more prospective staff candidates.