Developing a Business Plan for Your Camp

Whether you are just starting a camp, looking for new investors in your operation, or looking for a loan to improve facilities at an existing camp, a well-thought-out business plan can be an extremely helpful tool. At a recent national conference of the American Camp Association®, several new camp owners and directors representing both for-profit and nonprofit, day and resident, private and agency-affiliated camps, participated in a panel discussion on challenges they had faced in starting their programs in the last five years.

On Board with Camp

Camp boards — what should they do? How do we train members of a camp board? And how do we recruit good board members?