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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/edge-view-ahead

The Edge: The View Ahead

At my camp we have a special ceremony for the campers who will be aging out of the camp program. Many of those campers have been attending Camp Broadstone for the past six years, and the thoughts of...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/nothing-changes-your-summer-home

Nothing Changes at Your Summer Home

A return to camp reminds our writer how it feels to be home. A school teacher in Pinckney, Michigan, Jeff Miner had been a camp counselor or program director for just about every summer for...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/letting-your-brand-shine-through-intentional-approach-your-brand-camp

Letting Your Brand Shine Through: An Intentional Approach to Your Brand at Camp

Your personal brand matters. Wait — before you roll your eyes or flip the page because personal brand sounds cheesy, consider this: What three words would your camp supervisor and peers use to...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-educator-lessons-learned-history

Camp as Educator: Lessons Learned from History

By the time Charles W. Eliot, former president of Harvard University, reportedly claimed in 1922, “the organized summer camp is the most important step in education that America has given the world...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/putting-camp-childhood-equation

Putting Camp in the Childhood Equation

In preparation for the 2010 camp season, the American Camp Association® (ACA) enlisted the expertise of Rachel Simmons and Dr. Michael Thompson, best-selling authors and specialists on the trials,...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/cool-under-pressure-how-do-what-you-know-how-do-when-you-most-need-do-it

Cool Under Pressure: How to Do What You Know How to Do When You Most Need to Do It

This may seem like an unusual subject for an article on camp counseling, but as you read on, I think you'll find it actually is a most relevant topic. Consider this: Anyone can perform well when...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/confessions-disciplinarian-how-managing-camper-behavior-can-save-summer

Confessions of a Disciplinarian: How Managing Camper Behavior Can Save the Summer

Like many camp directors — and other educators for that matter — I am frequently thrust into the unenviable role of disciplinarian. And, frankly, I don't feel that I'm very good at it. That is my...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-traditions-memories-making

Camp Traditions: Memories in the Making

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American Camp Association®, we recognize that through wars, recessions, triumphs, and feats of accomplishment, the camp experience has remained, at its...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/20-20-toolbox-how-can-counselors-be-inclusive

20/20 Toolbox: How Can Counselors Be Inclusive?

Ultimately, it doesn’t matter how great camp activities are, which special events seem fun, or even what new facilities have been added if each camper does not feel understood and appreciated. Given...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/eyes-bullying-what-you-can-do-prevent-stop-bullying-camp

Eyes on Bullying: What YOU Can Do to Prevent and Stop Bullying at Camp

"People don't understand. Those three weeks hurt more than any punch in the face could hurt. It took my breath away, and my whole self-confidence." — Will, a camper Have you ever been...