https://www.acacamps.org/blog/camp-counselor-skills-are-professional-skillsCamp Counselor Skills Are Professional Skills
As we work to connect with potential camp staff members, it is important to make sure they truly understand the value of working at summer camp.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/you-might-not-know-it-recruitment-next-summer-starts-nowYou Might Not Know It, But Recruitment for Next Summer Starts Now!
Learn more about how to start recruiting for next summer during this summer's camp session.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/creating-community-building-pipelines-through-applicant-referencesCreating Community and Building Pipelines through Applicant References
This blog in support of Project Real Job discusses the importance of curating relationships with staff applicant references such as professors, former staff, and coaches.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/anxious-staff-how-ease-transition-camp-new-returning-staffAnxious Staff: How to Ease the Transition to Camp for New and Returning Staff
Here are some ideas to help ease the transition to camp for your staff.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/gen-z-staff-what-exactly-are-they-lookingGen Z Staff: What Exactly Are They Looking For?
Here are some Gen Z employment trends that started before the pandemic and now appear to be widespread.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/how-communicate-your-staff-during-after-summerHow to Communicate with Your Staff before, during, and after the Summer
As technology and social media grow, there is a seemingly endless array of platforms available to us to stay in touch with people. Because of this, you think that it would be easier than ever to...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/commitment-how-do-we-earn-it-how-do-we-keep-itCommitment: How Do We Earn It — and How Do We Keep It?
An answer to this question of the century may seem counterintuitive, yet it is at the core of most camp communities: Relationships. More than ever, staff are looking for connection and belonging. So...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/support-versus-coddling-when-push-when-pull-back-when-trying-grow-our-staffSupport Versus Coddling: When to Push and When to Pull Back When Trying to Grow Our Staff
Mental and emotional health has been on the forefront of all of our minds. During COVID, it is even more so. While camp is for the camper, our staff are the ones interacting and supporting...
Here are some keaways for completing internships at camp.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/where-are-your-senior-staff-staying-camp-yearWhere Are Your Senior Staff Staying at Camp This Year?
There are some considerations offered here regarding staff living space that could help with recruitment and retention.