2018 ACA Conference Recap: ACTIVE Network’s Camarin Wanamaker on “Kids Today”

The 2018 American Camp Association (ACA) National Conference took place February 20-23 in Orlando, Florida. The event brings together over 11,000 professionals in the camp and after-school industry to learn new skills and share their experiences in forming the minds and lives of young people across the country.

This year, ACTIVE Network’s Camarin Wanamaker, Digital Marketing Consultant, was a featured speaker at ACA. With more than a decade of camps and classes experience at ACTIVE, she has great insight into the market. We caught up with Camarin to get a few of the major takeaways from her presentation, “Kids Today.” Continue reading

Internet Safety for Your Camp, Class or Studio

Internet Safety for Your Class, Camp or Studio

The internet is an essential tool these days, and while it brings many positive benefits to our world, it can also introduce an element of risk. Just like fire safety and CPR, knowing how to stay safe while using the internet is a very important skill – especially when you work with children.

We’ve developed a few tips to help keep your camp, class or studio internet safe. Continue reading

Prevention as a Way of Life in Your Organization

The number one concern of a camp manager or recreation director is safety, full stop. As the digital world becomes as important to managing your organization as the physical assets you own, you have more concerns than ever before.

We believe prevention is the key to a truly safe environment, whether it be your digital assets or your facilities. Here are a few recommendations on being proactive in your safety measures rather than reactive. Continue reading