Camp Connection

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

 

September 23, 2019

Health care professionals are vital to the fundamental operations of a camp.  In this episode, we speak with Dr. Michael Ambrose, Founder and CEO of CampDoc, which serves as a resource for camps to keep track of medications and health records.

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. 

August 5, 2019

What makes for great singing experiences and song leading at summer camp? ACA's John Beitner talks with Jacki Breger and Larry Hall about the transformational power singing has at camp.

 

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.

NASA Apollo Anniversary graphic
July 1, 2019

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, these summer camp activities will help campers connect to the moon.

Brave Trails campers
June 26, 2019

LGBTQ+ leadership camps allow LGBTQ+ youth to be themselves and feel accepted and loved in a summer camp environment.

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