Rich Rinaldi is a former camp director who runs Lights Out (, which helps camp professionals work smarter, not harder. He has degrees from Georgetown University in operations management and Chaminade University in nonprofit management. Reach him

Five Low-Cost Tech Tools That Further Your Mission

Camp operates as a business, when we all know it is more. In order to focus on what matters at camp, it is crucial that camp operations run without friction. That means adopting the best business practices possible, which will allow you to focus on serving campers and staff in a way that promotes your camp's mission.