Mom, if you’re afraid of sending your kid to camp you’re not alone. You might even think, “What kind of mother would do that – send her kid AWAY for three weeks or more? What will the other parents think? Or my family? Will they think I don’t love my child?” And that brings me […]
Join us in honoring former ‘Ghany Director and huge UVA fan S. Cooper Dawson, Sr. with a donation to the ‘Ghany Lantern Scholarship Fund if UVA wins the NCAA Championship tonight!
Introducing Shawna Rust, our Special Diets Chef. She, our kitchen staff, Head Hopper, and Special Diets Manager, are a team with a mission — to meet food allergies and special diets in a dynamic new way.
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 […]
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: