https://www.acacamps.org/blog/camp-counselor-skills-are-professional-skillsCamp Counselor Skills Are Professional Skills
As we work to connect with potential camp staff members, it is important to make sure they truly understand the value of working at summer camp.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/you-might-not-know-it-recruitment-next-summer-starts-nowYou Might Not Know It, But Recruitment for Next Summer Starts Now!
Learn more about how to start recruiting for next summer during this summer's camp session.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/creating-community-building-pipelines-through-applicant-referencesCreating Community and Building Pipelines through Applicant References
This blog in support of Project Real Job discusses the importance of curating relationships with staff applicant references such as professors, former staff, and coaches.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/anxious-staff-how-ease-transition-camp-new-returning-staffAnxious Staff: How to Ease the Transition to Camp for New and Returning Staff
Here are some ideas to help ease the transition to camp for your staff.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/gen-z-staff-what-exactly-are-they-lookingGen Z Staff: What Exactly Are They Looking For?
Here are some Gen Z employment trends that started before the pandemic and now appear to be widespread.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/how-communicate-your-staff-during-after-summerHow to Communicate with Your Staff before, during, and after the Summer
As technology and social media grow, there is a seemingly endless array of platforms available to us to stay in touch with people. Because of this, you think that it would be easier than ever to...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/staff-recruitment-social-media-resourcesStaff Recruitment Social Media Resources
Use the following suggested social media posts to help boost your staff recruitement efforts.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/project-real-jobProject Real Job
Get assistance with communicating the career-enhancing benefits of working at camp to prospective employees and their parents.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/staff-recruitment-retention-downloadable-handoutsStaff Recruitment & Retention Downloadable Handouts
These free resources help tell the story about the importance of adding summer camp experience to a resume!
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/commitment-how-do-we-earn-it-how-do-we-keep-itCommitment: How Do We Earn It — and How Do We Keep It?
An answer to this question of the century may seem counterintuitive, yet it is at the core of most camp communities: Relationships. More than ever, staff are looking for connection and belonging. So...