https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/preventing-burnout-caring-your-staffs-mental-health-while-camp-sessionPreventing Burnout: Caring for Your Staff’s Mental Health while Camp Is in Session
A camp job is hard work. Camp is so worth it, as evidenced by all the positive outcomes research has shown campers achieve. But that does not make the job any easier — especially for the teenagers...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/step-your-hiring-game-attracting-interns-through-field-experience-manualStep Up Your Hiring Game: Attracting Interns through a Field Experience Manual
Here are some easy steps to get you started putting together your own field experience manual.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/staff-culture-reclaim-your-purpose-part-2Staff Culture: Reclaim Your Purpose, Part 2
This blog post is the second in a two-part series about staff culture.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/staff-culture-reclaim-your-purpose-part-1Staff Culture: Reclaim Your Purpose, Part 1
When finishing one camp season and preparing for another, don't forget to unpack your baggage and reclaim your purpose.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/skills-first-time-supervisors-actively-grow-your-supervisory-roleSkills for First-Time Supervisors: Actively Grow into Your Supervisory Role
Transitioning to your very first supervisory role can be a formidable task, and it's only natural to be nervous. While each employment situation is unique, being a camp supervisor can invite further...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/camp-springboard-three-camp-characteristics-applicable-any-careerCamp as a Springboard: Three Camp Characteristics Applicable to Any Career
Camp experiences provide invaluable skills for meaningful and fulfilling careers.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-37-camp-staff-recruiting-finding-diverse-organizations-campusCampWire Episode 37: Camp Staff Recruiting - Finding Diverse Organizations on Campus
This podcast talks about how to find organizations for BIPOC students, why it is important to hire diverse staff members for summer camp, and how diversity can impact the culture of your camp.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/want-more-resilient-staff-focus-feedbackWant a More Resilient Staff? Focus on Feedback
So now that we are finally faced with a glimmer of light at the end of this year-long tunnel, it’s time to shift our focus to how we can help develop a resilient staff with staying power — not just...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/creating-inclusive-culture-increase-staff-retentionCreating an Inclusive Culture to Increase Staff Retention
A camp culture where everyone feels a sense of belonging can lead to better staff retention.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/staff-recruiting-answer-right-front-youStaff 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.