https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/event/2023-aca-staffing-summit2023 ACA Staffing Summit
Save the date for 2023! Additional details and registration coming soon! ACA Inc., ACA, New York and New Jersey, ACA, Illinois and ACA, New England are proud to present the 2023 Staffing Summit...
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/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/article/camping-magazine/ultimate-guide-staffing-your-kitchenThe Ultimate Guide to Staffing Your Kitchen
It’s not you. With a 3:1 ratio of available culinary positions to applicants, the labor shortage for kitchen staff continues to be a harsh reality. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the...
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.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/creating-experience-potential-summer-staffCreating an Experience for Potential Summer Staff
It's not enough to just post online that your camp is hiring — here are tips for creating an experience that will help you recruit staff.