CampWire Podcast

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

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

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

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)! 

October 28, 2019

Camp Marketing Directors Darby Dame and Sam Hirt join Camp Owner and Director Larry Johnson for a round-table discussion about the advantages and concerns of using facial recognition technology at camp. Would this service benefit your campers'... Read More

September 23, 2019

Health care professionals are vital to the fundamental operations of a camp.  In this episode, we speak with Dr. Michael Ambrose, Founder and CEO of CampDoc, which serves as a resource for camps to keep track of medications and health records.

August 5, 2019

What makes for great singing experiences and song leading at summer camp? ACA's John Beitner talks with Jacki Breger and Larry Hall about the transformational power singing has at camp.

 

Episode #20
July 16, 2019

In the 20th episode of CampWire, ACA talks with Ian Garner of Markel Insurance and Katie Johnson of The Redwoods Group about midsummer safety training for staff as well as other issues insurance providers are seeing at camps.

June 3, 2019

George Khalaf is the executive director of Empatico - a new business partner of the American Camp Association. In this episode, listen to George talk about Empatico's vision and how they can help camps connect their campers with kids around the... Read More

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