Camp Connection

Here are the most recent blog posts for staff, professionals, and the public. 

 

camper and staff member
September 28, 2020

There are many reasons why summer camps struggle to find and retain quality staff. We see many camps focus their job descriptions around the cultural elements that the job provides, illustrating the fun benefits of working at camp. While camps... Read More

campers canoeing
September 14, 2020

Offering your camp facilities to retreat and rental groups can increase community engagement and be an important source of revenue during your off-season — especially amid the operational challenges of COVID-19. But renting out your facilities... Read More

September 8, 2020

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides a positive outlook for overnight camps and will be a valuable resource as camps look ahead to the summer of 2021.

The study covered four Maine overnight summer... Read More

Legs of students against brick wall
September 1, 2020

What should you consider before making a determination that your camp should offer community educational support?

September 1, 2020

Optimism — it’s a funny word amidst a global pandemic. While optimism should not replace strategy, planning, focus on risk management, or policy, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sheds an optimistic light on... Read More

Episode #29
August 31, 2020

On this episode of CampWire - Kymberly Miller facilitates a frank and candid discussion between three African American women that have created highly impactful youth development organizations. This compelling conversation covers information about... Read More

Mars 2020 Perseverance
July 27, 2020

Invite your campers to join NASA for the launch of the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover and excite campers with Mars activities you can conduct virtually or in-person!

hammock with lake in background
July 16, 2020

What camp directors do best is being innovative when times get rough. Well, times are rough — so let the innovation begin!

Here are benefits of renting our your camp, as well as considerations for doing so — all compiled by camp... Read More

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