Meeting Campers Where They Are
I’ve often been taught to look at a person through the lens of a prism. On one side, you can see only a clear, flat, one-dimensional object, but when the light filters through you...
2022 September/October Camping Magazine
Fri, 09/02/2022 - 10:02
This issue is about diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The Harm of Hawaiian and Luau-Themed Camp Events
Native Hawaiian Gisele Bisch discusses how luau-themed events are detrimental to the way people view Native Hawaiians and Hawaii.
Designing Environmentally Friendly, Energy-Efficient Modular Camp Cabins
Here are ways to help you get started planning and designing environmentally friendly, energy-efficient modular camp cabins.
Moving Forward Together — Because of You!
President/CEO Tom Rosenberg's latest Camping Magazine column.
Moving from Awareness to Acceptance
Awareness is important, but acceptance is crucial, because acceptance promotes action while awareness is passive.
Instilling a Sense of Belonging from Day One
It's important to create a sense of belonging at camp as soon as campers arrive.
When the Words of a Song Hurt the Values of the Camp
“First and foremost, community is not a place, a building, or an organization; nor is it an exchange of information over the internet. Community is both a feeling and a set of...
Discussing Identity, Equity, and Authenticity at Camp
Use these skills for developing more equitable communities where staff and campers feel included in spaces where they want to belong.
Preparing for Pushback When Instituting LGBTQ+ Inclusive Policies
Here are seven steps to help camps manage these conversations with parents and caregivers.