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October 30, 2017

How to Build Lasting Relationships with Your Staff and Campers

Camp spirit is like a campfire. When you’re living and breathing camp during the summer, the fire is roaring. Friendships blossom. Camp spirit flourishes. And S’mores. Get. Eaten.

October 30, 2017

Four Ways Camps Can Manage Helicopter Parents

We’ve seen them hovering over their children at the school meet-and-greet, have watched them running onto the field during soccer games, and frantically overseeing the neighborhood lemonade stand....

October 26, 2017

11 Awesome Examples of Super-Shareable Camp Social Media Posts

If a picture speaks 1,000 words, how many words does a GoPro video of your campers being launched from The Blob speak? I'd venture to guess at least 17,000.

October 4, 2017

Get Inspired: 9 TED Talks That Anyone Working in Summer Camp Should Watch

Looking for some inspiration to share with your counselors? Need a pick-me-up to get you motivated?

October 4, 2017

15 Best Blogs to Follow About Running a Summer Camp

Where to do you turn for the latest advice about running your summer camp? The ACA Forums? The Summer Camp Pros group on Facebook? An email newsletter?

September 15, 2017

10 Things You Can Learn From Your Camp Competitors

Do you ever get caught with your camp director “blinders” on? It can be easy to get stuck working in the day-to-day of camp and forget to work on the business of actually growing your camp.

September 15, 2017

18 Up-and-Comers to Watch in the Camp Industry

Although these 18 residential camps are relatively young (most wouldn’t even be old enough to drive!), they’ve quickly earned reputations as game-changers.

September 15, 2017

The 3 Greatest Reasons to Recruit Lifelong Camp Customers

Go ahead - we dare you: Ask a former camper about their summer camp experience. If you did things right, it can be like like opening a Pandora’s box of memories. 

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