https://www.acacamps.org/blog/out-getting-staff-door-turning-people-down-not-awayIn & Out: Getting Staff in the Door and Turning People Down, but Not Away
This blog post in support of Project Real Job discusses the importance of incorporating objective criteria into your summer camp staff recruitment process.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/meet-staff-where-they-are-not-where-you-wish-them-beMeet Staff Where They Are — Not Where You Wish Them to Be
Unanswered emails. Requests (demands) for time off. Over-involved parents. What's the matter with young people today? Most likely nothing! We have more in common with this cohort of staff than one...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/no-generation-left-behindNo Generation Left Behind
Without a doubt, the most popular comment I get from clients in my public speaking work is (some variation of) “’Kids today have absolutely no initiative or basic work ethic! I ask them, ‘Well, how...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/can-i-really-spend-another-summer-working-campCan I Really Spend Another Summer Working at Camp?
How might another incredible summer at camp grow and change you?
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/caught-between-two-staff-seasons-part-2-impact-investing-time-nowCaught Between Two Staff Seasons, Part 2: The Impact of Investing Time Now
Take lessons learned from this past summer and incorporate them into your plan for next summer.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/caught-between-two-staff-seasons-looking-back-moving-forward-veteran-staffCaught Between Two Staff Seasons: Looking Back Before Moving Forward with Veteran Staff
Now is a great time to develop a plan for inviting staff back and securing their commitment, offering leadership roles and opportunities to advance, and keeping staff engaged in...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/three-different-roads-led-working-campThree Different Roads That Led to Working at Camp
Working at summer camp helps young adults learn skills that will be valuable in their future careers, including leadership, communication, and more.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/expect-more-your-leadership-team-encourage-them-expect-more-youExpect More from Your Leadership Team (and Encourage Them to Expect More from You)
This blog post in support of Project Real Job discusses why you should expect more from your summer camp leadership team and how to encourage them to expect more from you.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/make-copies-or-make-difference-camp-real-jobMake Copies or Make a Difference? Camp Is a Real Job
There has never been a better time to work at camp!
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/outside-camp-customers-inside-camp-customersOutside Camp Customers and Inside Camp Customers
Camp owners always remember their outside customers (camp parents and campers), but inside customers (camp staff) are just as important.