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https://www.acacamps.org/blog/staff-recruiting-answer-right-front-you

Staff 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-create

Innovation 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-development

Working 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-personal

Recruiting 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-job

Working 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-era

Staff 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...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/start-why-purpose-camp

Start with Why: The Purpose of Camp

Twelve-plus-hour days. Extreme temperatures. Mental and physical exhaustion. Low pay. Sound like fun? Then why do millions of teens and 20-something-year-olds work at camp every summer? Better yet,...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/staff-culture-your-values-action-during-uncertain-times-part-2

Staff Culture: Your Values in Action During Uncertain Times, Part 2

We believe staff culture and camp culture are tied together. They are not separate. The culture your staff embraces and models is your camp culture.

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/staff-culture-your-values-action-during-uncertain-times-part-1

Staff Culture: Your Values in Action During Uncertain Times, Part 1

When it is hard to determine what to do next, the one thing that can be controlled in challenging times (or any time) is our response. 

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/cut-fluff-how-attract-high-quality-staff

Cut the Fluff: How to Attract High-Quality Staff

There are many reasons why summer camps struggle to find and retain quality staff. We see many camps focus their job descriptions around the cultural elements that the job provides, illustrating the...