https://www.acacamps.org/blog/caught-between-two-staff-seasons-part-2-impact-investing-time-nowCaught Between Two Staff Seasons, Part 2: The Impact of Investing Time Now
Take lessons learned from this past summer and incorporate them into your plan for next summer.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/caught-between-two-staff-seasons-looking-back-moving-forward-veteran-staffCaught Between Two Staff Seasons: Looking Back Before Moving Forward with Veteran Staff
Now is a great time to develop a plan for inviting staff back and securing their commitment, offering leadership roles and opportunities to advance, and keeping staff engaged in...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/three-different-roads-led-working-campThree Different Roads That Led to Working at Camp
Working at summer camp helps young adults learn skills that will be valuable in their future careers, including leadership, communication, and more.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/expect-more-your-leadership-team-encourage-them-expect-more-youExpect More from Your Leadership Team (and Encourage Them to Expect More from You)
This blog post in support of Project Real Job discusses why you should expect more from your summer camp leadership team and how to encourage them to expect more from you.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/make-copies-or-make-difference-camp-real-jobMake Copies or Make a Difference? Camp Is a Real Job
There has never been a better time to work at camp!
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/outside-camp-customers-inside-camp-customersOutside Camp Customers and Inside Camp Customers
Camp owners always remember their outside customers (camp parents and campers), but inside customers (camp staff) are just as important.
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/overcome-common-barriers-making-your-camp-staff-feel-valuedOvercome Common Barriers to Making Your Camp Staff Feel Valued
Ah, the annual review at work. Or, in our camp settings, the end-of-session/summer evaluation. What a wonderful time for me, as a supervisor, to finally tell a staff member how I think they generally...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/repetition-repetition-repetition-one-reason-camp-unique-professional-experienceRepetition, Repetition, Repetition: One Reason Camp Is a Unique Professional Experience
Summer camp jobs can teach camp staff important lessons, such as how to fail and bounce back — an important professional development skill.
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/camp-staffing-we-can-avoid-crisisCamp Staffing: We Can Avoid a Crisis!
Over the past few years, directors all over the country have reported struggling with the fact that good staff are harder to find. They also indicate that it is much more difficult to convince...
https://www.acacamps.org/blog/process-interviewing-prospective-staffThe Process of Interviewing Prospective Staff
The interview process for summer camp jobs can help weed out prospective staff who won't meet expectations.