Articles about summer camp


Book - Sunshine Parenting

Last updated: 03/20/2019

Book Happy Campers: 9 Summer Camp Secrets for Raising Kids Who Become Thriving Adults “HAPPY CAMPERS–full of practical and powerful tools that parents can immediately put into...

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Why Making Friends Is One of the Most Important Things That Happens at Summer Camp

Last updated: 03/18/2019

When I saw this TED Talk by Susan Pinker, “The Secret to Living Longer May be Your Social Life,” I was reminded once again of the crucial importance of relationships and social...

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Preschool in the Woods

Last updated: 03/09/2019

I was four when the 1994 blizzard silenced Louisville. I remember trudging through the snow with my brother, and how the powder’s surface must have been at my chest. Looking...

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What I Learned about Camp Research at ACA National Conference

Last updated: 03/08/2019

I hope everyone has had a fantastic winter. Spring is nearly here! I know many of you are preparing for a quickly approaching summer season. Keep up the great work! Aside from...

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Repetition, Repetition, Repetition: One Reason Camp Is a Unique Professional Experience

Last updated: 03/08/2019

Interviewer for a non-camp job: Tell me about a time when you failed and bounced back from it successfully? Me: I worked at a residential summer camp, and I was a department...

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Here’s how to make your camp mom-friendly

Last updated: 03/04/2019

Go Camp Pro blog Podcast Day Camp Pod Buy Here Masterclasses Digital Products Camp Mavericks Network GCP Contributors Beth Allison Travis Allison Gabrielle Raill Ruby Compton...

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Dear employers, please value ‘camp counselor’ on a résumé | Produced by Advertising Publications

Last updated: 03/03/2019

Overnight camp counselors bring qualities that can't be taught during onboarding or professional development seminars — qualities that take months or even years to...

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7 Photos Every Summer Camp MUST Shoot This Summer

Last updated: 03/01/2019

Your Summer Camp Marketing Depends on Photos That Tell the RIGHT Story Here's a list of great summer camp marketing photos you need to make sure happen this summer.  First:...

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Staffing Strategies: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Headed?

Last updated: 02/26/2019

What happened throughout one’s generational history influences current views and perspectives, and camp directors carry those perceptions with them in their thoughts and actions...

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Anxious parent? Sending the kids to camp can be great for you, too - The Boston Globe

Last updated: 02/26/2019

The instinct to keep your offspring safe is totally natural, but when that impulse crosses the line into overprotective parenting, nobody wins. If adults remove too many...

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