Check out these great blog posts geared toward you, the frontline staffer.
January 23, 2017
Spring semester is now in full swing; so, if you are a college student, you may already be thinking about what internship position you want to secure for the summer.
But instead of an internship, consider taking on a different kind of... Read More
February 23, 2016
"Being a camp counselor prepared me for life after college both personally and professionally."
In this video blog, ACA CEO Tom Holland reflects on his personal experience as a camp counselor, and explains the benefits of the job. Camp... Read More
June 15, 2015
My camp wasn’t in the middle of nowhere, out in the woods. Rather, it was in the city, in the middle of an urban neighborhood, row houses and all. Many of the children my camp hosted were poor, inner-city types, whose parents couldn’t afford an... Read More
July 16, 2014
Our job is to help campers form connections with us as staff, each other, and their inner selves. If we can help connect them, their best qualities will shine.
As a camp counselor, the findings of brain research can be a tool to lead your... Read More
July 2, 2014
In a recent report, young adults were shown to be the most stressed-out generation (Sifferlin, 2013). This summer at camp, odds are you’ll have your share of stressful moments, so it’s important to know some self-care and stress relief strategies... Read More
June 4, 2014
Guest post by Tamsin Andrews
So you’ve made it. You’ve finally got that e-mail or phone call or snail mail letter and you’re over the moon, you’re on staff, and it’s like being a camper without bed time and full access to the snack stuff... Read More
May 7, 2014
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! Camp experiences are great ways for campers (and you!) to stay active in the summer.