Camp Connection

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

 

Camper jumping into water
December 2, 2019

Without a doubt, the most popular comment I get from clients in my public speaking work is (some variation of) “’Kids today have absolutely no initiative or basic work ethic! I ask them, ‘Well, how would you accomplish this task if it was all up... Read More

November 4, 2019

A summer camp is a place for continued growth and learning, whether you are a camper or a counselor, a first-year staff member, or a four-year veteran.

October 18, 2019

Take lessons learned from this past summer and incorporate them into your plan for next summer.

October 14, 2019

Do your programs include time to watch the sky and maybe observe clouds? Your campers can help scientists study our planet by collecting data about the clouds they see!

NASA and The GLOBE Program are asking citizen scientists to report... Read More

staff and camper posing for picture
September 23, 2019

Now is a great time to develop a plan for inviting staff back and securing their commitment, offering leadership roles and opportunities to advance, and keeping staff engaged in the time between now and next summer. 

Episode #20
July 16, 2019

In the 20th episode of CampWire, ACA talks with Ian Garner of Markel Insurance and Katie Johnson of The Redwoods Group about midsummer safety training for staff as well as other issues insurance providers are seeing at camps.

July 15, 2019

NASA Space Place activities for summer camp attendees help campers to learn about space and earth science.

camp staff looking at night sky
July 8, 2019

Summer camp season is a busy time for camp professionals, but don't forget to take time to soak it in.

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