Over the years we’ve been very involved with The American Camp Association. And to add to that, now our Program Director Casey Tucker has taken on some volunteer leadership roles with the organization.
Part One is on the mysterious world of being a camp director. Think of it like being a school principal but with a very different objective — to educate the whole child, body, mind, and spirit with the notable inclusion of the power of nature. And trust me, there’s plenty in all that to keep a director occupied year-round.
Our Program Director always wants to be immersed in nature, at camp, and off-season. He just took a spring paddling adventure to ‘Ghany — read his blog post!
When we close after Family Camp we breathe a brief sigh of sadness and relief but it’s ever so brief — we’ve got plenty of packing and work to do!
The countdown really begins now as big picture items start to become daily tasks on the BIG to-do list for camp season 2015.
Though it’s just passed, I thought I’d offer you a rundown of what we’ve all been working on and doing in January as part of our on-going “off-season” blog series. The month of January is kind of like a soft “go time” as we kick back into gear after a fairly sleepy December. (But it’s not quite as […]
As I wrote recently to begin this series, there’s No Off-Season in the Camp World. What that means is that it takes a full nine months of work by our administrative team to achieve a successful camp season come summer time. But because people always ask me what that means (usually thinking that we don’t […]
One of the great things about striving toward — and succeeding at — running a camp well is that it all looks so easy! And that’s the point. Our campers come to camp to enjoy themselves, have fun, make friends, and do it all without wondering how all that magic comes together. But it’s not […]