Camp Connection

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

 

Episode #18
April 29, 2019

Listen to this informative discussion about inclusion at camp. Niambi Jaha-Echols, Roberto Gil Jr., and Chad Nico Hiu give tips on how to introduce inclusion into camp culture and how to fuse it into staff training.

camp staff playing a game
April 22, 2019

Camp owners always remember their outside customers (camp parents and campers), but inside customers (camp staff) are just as important.

April 1, 2019

Learn how to host a Facebook fundraiser for the American Camp Association in four easy steps.

volunteer
April 1, 2019

Being an ACA Volunteer can improve your professional development skills and broaden your summer camp knowledge.

volunteers at computer
April 1, 2019

Being an ACA volunteer allows you to improve your professional development and summer camp knowledge.

campers
March 29, 2019

Ah, the annual review at work. Or, in our camp settings, the end-of-session/summer evaluation. What a wonderful time for me, as a supervisor, to finally tell a staff member how I think they generally did for the entire time period prior to the... Read More

Episode #17
March 25, 2019

Listen to ACA's Director of Research update us on where we are with the 5-year Impact Study, and she discusses why this matters for the camp community.

campers sailing
March 1, 2019

Summer camp jobs can teach camp staff important lessons, such as how to fail and bounce back — an important professional development skill.

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