Camp Connection

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


October 26, 2020

If you have solid wood furniture, then you made a great investment. Camp bunk beds and classic crate sofas can last for many years, but we often get asked what kind of maintenance goes into such high-quality and heavy-duty products.

lake at sunset
October 13, 2020

When it is hard to determine what to do next, the one thing that can be controlled in challenging times (or any time) is our response. 

camper and staff member
September 28, 2020

There are many reasons why summer camps struggle to find and retain quality staff. We see many camps focus their job descriptions around the cultural elements that the job provides, illustrating the fun benefits of working at camp. While camps... Read More

campers canoeing
September 14, 2020

Offering your camp facilities to retreat and rental groups can increase community engagement and be an important source of revenue during your off-season — especially amid the operational challenges of COVID-19. But renting out your facilities... Read More

Episode #30
September 14, 2020

On this bonus edition of CampWire - we sit down with school psychologist, adolescent and family counselor, SADD Chairman and CEO, camp director, researcher, motivational speaker, and college professor - Stephen Gray Wallace!  During this archived... Read More

September 8, 2020

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides a positive outlook for overnight camps and will be a valuable resource as camps look ahead to the summer of 2021.

Legs of students against brick wall
September 1, 2020

What should you consider before making a determination that your camp should offer community educational support?

September 1, 2020

Optimism — it’s a funny word amidst a global pandemic. While optimism should not replace strategy, planning, focus on risk management, or policy, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sheds an optimistic light on... Read More