Camp Connection

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

 

Episode #25
December 19, 2019

ACA's Chief Operating Officer, Henry DeHart, joins the podcast to discuss the 2020-2024 Strategic Plan.

In this episode, we cover the 4 over-arching goals of the strategic plan and how they serve as pillars of quality assurance for camp... Read More

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

CampWire Episode #24
December 2, 2019

Join the conversation with Directors Carl Wargo (YMCA Camp Y-Noah), Dan Reynolds (Akron Rotary Camp), Diana Huff (AstroCamp), Paul Kupferman (Catalina Sea Camp) and Heather Kupferman (Guided Discoveries)! 

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 28, 2019

Camp Marketing Directors Darby Dame and Sam Hirt join Camp Owner and Director Larry Johnson for a round-table discussion about the advantages and concerns of using facial recognition technology at camp. Would this service benefit your campers'... Read More

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. 

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