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https://www.acacamps.org/blog/campwire-episode-39-mindfulness-practices-camp

CampWire 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/article/camping-magazine/skills-first-time-supervisors-actively-grow-your-supervisory-role

Skills 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-career

Camp 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-campus

CampWire 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/creating-inclusive-culture-increase-staff-retention

Creating 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-you

Staff 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.

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/online-course/new-director-orientation-ndo-online-course-asynchronous

New Director Orientation (NDO) Online Course - Asynchronous

ACA’ New Director Orientation (NDO) is designed to give you a solid foundation in the competencies and responsibilities necessary to your work as a camp director.  The course has been arranged...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/project-real-jobs-innovation-boot-camp-shark-tank-event-ideas-around-staff

Project Real Job’s Innovation Boot Camp - Shark Tank Event - Ideas Around Staff Motivation

Shark Tank for Camp Pros, and YOU are the Sharks (i.e., judges)! A cohort of over 40 camp leaders, staff, and students were given the prompt, “What is one new way you can motivate staff leading up to...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/working-camp-essential-experience-ultimate-summer-job

Working at Camp: An Essential Experience and the Ultimate Summer Job

We all thought that camp was a vital experience before the pandemic. Now, we are an essential experience for the mental and emotional health of the young people...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/staff-recruitment-covid-19-era

Staff Recruitment in the COVID-19 Era

COVID-19 remains a real threat to operations and knowing what is to come this summer. Nonetheless, finding quality summer staff is a must — even if those staffing plans are contingent on what happens...