Showing: 1-10 of 14 results

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/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/closer-look-layers-protection

Closer Look: Layers of Protection

Welcome to the Closer Look Video Series. This recorded on-demand video is one of many that is part of a large library of accreditation related resources offered through ACA called the ACA...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/meet-staff-where-they-are-not-where-you-wish-they-would-be

Meet Staff Where They Are Not Where You Wish They Would Be

Unanswered emails. Requests (demands) for time-off. Over-involved parents. What’s the matter with young people today? Most likely nothing! We have more in common with this cohort of staff than one...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/what-you-dont-know-cant-help-you-value-asking-your-staff

What You Don’t Know Can’t Help You: The Value of Asking Your Staff

Staff feedback is vital to running a successful summer camp. Your staff are the only ones with the answers to these questions, so if you want to know the answers . . . ask them. 

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/camp-staff-safety-age-metoo

Camp Staff Safety in the Age of #MeToo

It is a story that has been unfolding for over a year: the exposure of often long-standing sexual abuse and harassment of both male and female victims by mostly men in various positions of power....

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/giving-constructive-feedback-sensitive-staff-members-without-them-hating

Giving Constructive Feedback to Sensitive Staff Members Without Them Hating You

Ever had staff tell you they want more feedback and then when you give it, especially if it’s negative, their feelings get hurt? CampCode podcast hosts Gab, Beth, and Ruby tackle one of the hardest...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/gen-y-camp-how-understand-manage-increase-resiliency-millennial-camp-staff

Gen-Y At Camp: How to Understand, Manage, and Increase Resiliency in Millennial Camp Staff

Gen·er·a·tion Y (noun): Generation Y; plural noun: Generation Ys; AKA: Millennials 1. the generation born in the 1980s and 1990s, comprising primarily the children of the baby boomers and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/evolving-risks-employment-practices-sexual-harassment-unlawful-discrimination

Evolving Risks — Employment Practices / Sexual Harassment / Unlawful Discrimination

In 2015, there was a sharp increase in the number of calls to the ACA Crisis Hotline about accommodation and inclusion of individuals, both staff and campers, who identify themselves as transgender,...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/twenty-tips-20-something-supervisor

Twenty Tips for the 20-Something Supervisor

Being in that very first supervisory role is hard for everyone — regardless of age. For younger supervisors there are added challenges in building credibility and gaining the respect of others — it’s...