CampWire Podcast

The CampWire podcast features episodes of in-depth conversations with camp and youth development experts.

Episode #18.5
May 13, 2019

In this special, short episode of CampWire, Sam talked with Meghan Colon who is thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail to raise money for ACA's Send a Child to Camp fund.

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.

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.

Episode 16
February 20, 2019

CampWire host Sam Hirt brings you with him for an entire day at National Conference. He pops into educational sessions, the keynote, and interviews conference attendees.

Episode 15
January 28, 2019

In the fifteenth episode of CampWire, meet the five winners of the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence. These camps will be honored at ACA's National Conference next month in Nashville.

Episode 14
November 26, 2018

Tom Schenk has been Director of Technology at ACA for almost 25 years. On this episode, Sam spoke with him about the ways in which technology has changed in his time at ACA, and about some of the tech resources that ACA offers.

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October 31, 2018

In the 13th episode of CampWire, Sam spoke with ACA's Director of Accreditation Rhonda Mickelson about the recent update to ACA's standards program.

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October 3, 2018

Sam spoke with ACA's new Chief Operating Officer, Henry DeHart, about his background and what he looks forward to in his new role.

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