Paying with Plastic: Camping Style

The proliferation of debit cards is starting to change the way camps are paying staff.

In well-run camps, staff members generally find that their summer experience is almost as rewarding as the camper's. Summer weather, fun activities, and new friends all contribute to what many consider to be the most enjoyable summer job available. If it just wasn't so difficult to access their earnings . . . Camp payroll managers, on the other hand, rarely describe the task of paying staff members as "enjoyable."