CampWire Podcast

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

Episode #39
July 2, 2021

ACA's Professional Development Manager of the Western Region, John Beitner, sits down with Susan Fee and Tanea Mills to discuss how mindfulness practices can enhance the camp experience. 

Episode #38
June 7, 2021

American Camp Association research associate Victoria Povilaitis sits down with Stephen Gray Wallace, who wears many hats as a school psychologist, adolescent & family counselor, ACA contributor, director of the Center for Adolescent Research... Read More

Episode #37
May 23, 2021

This podcast talks about how to find organizations for BIPOC students, why it is important to hire diverse staff members for summer camp, and how diversity can impact the culture of your camp.

Episode #36
May 3, 2021

In this episode, President of Mo Ranch, Tim Huchton sits down with Mark Dibble (CEO) and Greg Keresztury (COO) of theYMCA of the Pines in southern New Jersey.Together they discuss data strategies, tools and goals that might help identify and... Read More

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

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