https://www.acacamps.org/blog/new-normal-rethinking-staffing-communicationsThe New Normal: Rethinking Staffing Communications
These tips can help you increase your job post visibility and attract more prospective staff candidates.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/key-takeaways-pulse-survey-summer-2022-trends-issuesKey Takeaways from Pulse Survey — Summer 2022 Trends and Issues
The survey asked questions about enrollment and campers, camp staff, and budget and operations.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/or-reflection-staff-hiring-recruitment"This or That" Reflection for Staff Hiring and Recruitment
The "This or That" game encourages folks to make a decision given only two choices. We invite you to think about each “this or that” with regards to your own staffing strategies to gain insight for...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/seasonal-recruitment-timing-everythingWith Seasonal Recruitment, Timing Is Everything
When is the optimal time to recruit for staffers who are not familiar with your camp, or maybe even with the camping industry in general?
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/tips-hiring-quality-staff-without-spending-dimeTips for Hiring Quality Staff without Spending a Dime
A common challenge for summer camp administrators in 2021 was staff recruitment and hiring. This is not surprising, since there is a labor shortage across the country. According to the Washington...
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/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/blog/how-manage-camp-staff-fatigueHow to Manage Camp Staff Fatigue
Fatigue at camp is like inclement weather at camp. You’re going to have it at some point, but if you spot it before it happens, you can take steps to be prepared for it and reduce the impact it has...