Camp Connection

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

 

camp staff smiling
February 10, 2020

This blog post in support of Project Real Job offers advice on how to help first-year staff members ease into camp life.

Episode #26
January 28, 2020

We are delighted to sit down with ACA's Director of Research, Dr. Laurie Browne to break down what it means to be a "Leading Voice for Camp in Youth Education and Development". We provide research updates and look to the future of the camp... Read More

group of campers at opening session
January 27, 2020

This blog post in support of Project Real Job discusses the importance of incorporating objective criteria into your summer camp staff recruitment process.

5 Bold Predictions for the Camp Industry in 2020
January 22, 2020

2020 will be an incredible year for camps, but there could be some unexpected curveballs. Here are our predictions for how the camp industry will change in 2020.

camp staff
January 13, 2020

Hiring season is in full force, and many high-achieving college and graduate students are already lining up internship opportunities and jobs for this summer. With 72 percent of young adults using Instagram daily for more than 28 minutes a day,... Read More

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)! 

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