Mental Health Resources — Tips for Camps
Top Tips for Camps Establish a mental health support network. Build relationships with community mental health resources prior to your camp season. Have professionals in place that...
Superpowers of Music for Mental Health
Sun, 03/12/2023 - 08:56
Making music can benefit our overall well-being and mental health.
Healthy Inside and Out: the Role of Mental Health Counseling at Summer Camp
I spent my childhood summers at a sleepaway camp in Pennsylvania, and I loved it. When I turned 18 in 2021, I couldn’t wait to work as a counselor myself. I was following in my...
Reframing Mental Health at Camp
Mental health at camp has always been a challenge. But for many camps, it wasn’t until worldwide stressors started piling up in 2020 that this challenge became overwhelming.
CampWire Episode 56: Examining Mental, Social, and Emotional Health for Campers and Staff
Mon, 12/19/2022 - 09:10
Let’s take a moment to discuss mental, social, and emotional health (MESH).
How to Support Camper Mental Health
Mon, 12/12/2022 - 14:40
Here are some steps you can take to support camper mental health.
Traversing Complex Emotions: MESH Findings for the Path Ahead
Tue, 12/06/2022 - 17:27
Since the onset of COVID-19, researchers have expressed considerable concerns about the state of our individual and collective well-being. Studies suggest challenges...
Lost Boys: Finding Their Way at Summer Camp
Are boys in crisis? Popular literature (Raising Cain, Lost Boys, Boys and Sex) and theater (Dear Evan Hansen) seem to suggest so. Terms such as “boy code” and “toxic masculinity”...