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/campwire-episode-39-mindfulness-practices-campCampWire Episode 39: Mindfulness Practices at Camp
ACA's Professional Development Manager of the Western Region, John Beitner, sits down with Susan Fee and Tanea Mills to discuss how mindfulness practices can enhance the camp experience.
https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/covid-19-webinar/camp-preparedness-2021-discussing-essentials-covid19-response-operationsCamp Preparedness 2021: Discussing the Essentials for Covid19, Response Operations, and Emergency Planning for this Summer
Last year was a rough one. Things have improved but we still need to be ready for the curveballs this summer might throw at us. This session will answer your questions about how to prepare for and...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/covid-19/camp-business-resourcesCamp Business Resources — COVID-19
Federal disaster relief loans, Facebook grants, insurance information, supply resources, and more.
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/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/crisis-communications-workshopCrisis Communications Workshop
Successful use of the earned media channel is still a critical component to a strong communications program and the success of managing your reputation during a crisis. The crisis communications...
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.