There are things learned and experienced at camp that have a positive lasting impact for kids. Namely, being tech free in a natural and supportive setting allows the child to develop into a fuller person with better relationship skills.
The best camps have the best staffs and the best staff training. It’s training to develop and maintain a professional approach to the job and training to support later jobs.
This year we’re dedicating two weeks to our job recruitment and camp industry jobs focus for counselors. It’s #ghanyjobsweek and #ghanyjobstwoweeks !
On Tuesday I announced that we’re doing our 3rd annual Ghany Jobs Week this week and next (#ghanyjobsweek2019) with tips about camp counselor jobs, leadership jobs at camp, and insights on how to best do the job of counselor. I also mentioned that I wanted to make some critical comments on the article written by […]
Our dear friend Henry Poe wrote a poem about his experience at Family Camp.
New Leaders-In-Training Head Teresa Padgett went to the national American Camp Association Conference and learned so much that she’s bursting at the seams to tell you about!
If you’ve made excuses for not sending your child to camp it may be time to reexamine them. From time in nature to time away from screens to time in self development, camp is back and smart parents are choosing to send their kids.
Two weeks ago I embarked on an international trip to recruit camp counseling staff for Summer 2019, and to catch up with old camp friends across Europe. It was an amazing trip which reminded me how important friendships made at camp are, and that they last a long time. I suppose it’s best to start […]
When your child says she doesn’t want to go back to camp a second summer should you just leave it at that? As a camp director, Elizabeth Shreckhise wasn’t willing to stop sending her son. What she wanted to do, was empower him to face any uncertainty with courage:
We attended a wonderful local camp conference earlier this month with some unusual and special surprises that I write about on the blog.