https://www.acacamps.org/blog/change-tool-makes-big-cultural-impactChange: A Tool That Makes a Big Cultural Impact
In many ways, the majority of camps are alike. Camps are places deeply rooted in tradition and history, often with fields, sport and non-sport programs, water-based activities, and food programs. But...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/feel-burn-spotting-responding-staff-burnoutFeel the Burn: Spotting and Responding to Staff Burnout
Working at camp requires a lot of energy. Here are tips on how to prevent staff burnout.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/stay-sun-safe-summerStay Sun Safe This Summer
Sunshine is synonymous with camp. It can be healthy, and it can lift your spirits — but the sun can also be dangerous. Sunlight produces ultraviolet (UV) rays, which can lead to changes in the...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/why-hiring-gap-year-students-should-be-your-next-camp-recruiting-moveWhy Hiring Gap Year Students Should Be Your Next Camp Recruiting Move
People who have recently completed a gap year may have gained valuable skills that can lead them to be successful in a camp job.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/engaging-investing-staff-campers-arriveEngaging and Investing in Staff Before Campers Arrive
In support of Project Real Job, one camp shares what staff engagement techniques have worked for them.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/should-you-offer-camp-staff-retention-bonusShould 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.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/working-summer-camp-keeping-fire-aliveWorking 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.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/sponsored/superpowers-music-mental-healthSuperpowers of Music for Mental Health
Making music can benefit our overall well-being and mental health.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/milk-allergy-three-year-olds-death-sparks-expanding-food-allergy-protection-lawsMilk 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...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/lawfully-recruiting-hiring-best-candidatesLawfully Recruiting and Hiring the Best Candidates
These 10 tips can help you throughout the staff hiring process.