CampWire Podcast

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

Episode #35
April 5, 2021

 Join the conversation about the importance and value of connecting young people to the power of plants and the rewards of growing them as a key aspect of youth development. 

Episode #34
March 1, 2021

ACA's Western Region Professional Development Manager John Beitner sits down with Hameeda Abdul Kadir, Raegan Quattlebaum, and Ronald Towns to discuss how their camps have made diversity and inclusion the cornerstone of their programs and how... Read More

Episode #33
February 2, 2021

This episode will not give you answers, but we hope that the questions we ask ourselves are thought provoking and valuable for the culture of your camp.

Episode #32
December 21, 2020

CampWire is pleased to bring you a conversation on hiring for diversity — full of value for camps and youth-serving organizations. Our expert panel covers topics around how camps can identify their diversity needs; how they can benefit from a... Read More

Episode #31
November 24, 2020

On this episode of CampWire, we are joined by Liz Kimmelman of Tumbleweed Day Camp in Los Angeles, CA and Andy Shlensky from North Star Camp for Boys in Hayward, WI.  We talk about how their camps safely served student communities as kids... 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

Episode #29
August 31, 2020

On this episode of CampWire - Kymberly Miller facilitates a frank and candid discussion between three African American women that have created highly impactful youth development organizations. This compelling conversation covers information about... Read More

June 8, 2020

On this episode of CampWire - Board certified attending family physician and resilience expert, Deborah Gilboa, MD, aka “Dr. G” joins John Beitner to speak to the importance of maintaining mental, emotional and social health (MESH) as a top... Read More

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