Camp Connection

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


campers sitting on rock looking out over lake
May 23, 2022

As we surf from variant wave to wave, camps are realizing the fortune of low cases at camp’s opening last year may not be in the cards for 2022. Last week the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reported 93,000 childhood cases of COVID-19... Read More

May 22, 2022

Learn more about how to start recruiting for next summer during this summer's camp session.

stock photo of kids huddled facing down at camera
May 16, 2022

Here is a framework for how to evaluate your camp and improve on policies for building an inclusive camp environment for participants and staff.

kids playing with parachute
May 16, 2022

Combine a small staff of teenaged or adult camp counselors with an energetic group of minors. Add swimming or canoeing, climbing over rocks, playing sports and games, and hiking along forest trails. What do you get? Lots of fun had by all, of... Read More

boy looking out car window
May 9, 2022

Camps are experts at creating safe, welcoming spaces with trustworthy reputations. Unfortunately, abuse can take place in any environment. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Crime Victimization... Read More

Camp Cobbossee staff photo
May 9, 2022

The clock is ticking. Camp is approaching. I’m sitting here without anyone to call this afternoon and hardly anything scheduled for the rest of the week. I’m ready to put in the hours and the effort, but where are all the excellent applicants for... Read More

stock photo hikers with backpacks
May 2, 2022

Global supply chain issues due to the pandemic are making it difficult to get the gear you want as quickly as you’re used to. Luckily for you, there are some great resources to help you navigate and prepare for your upcoming season.

Children at camp in a parachute activity
May 1, 2022

While camps are reopening, it’s important to be prepared for the fact that operations won’t be the same. From embracing new marketing to collecting different types of data, you’ll need to be ready to change how you manage your camp.