Recruiting, recruiting, recruiting—it’s on every director’s mind and to-do list. As you follow up with campers from last summer, tend to marketing tactics, and make appearances at school and community events, how do you also make time for staff recruiting this time of year? Continue reading
Dear Camp Director,
Under the summer sun, amidst the laughter of children, and after unexpected tokens of gratitude or poignant stories of triumph that happen on your turf, you know that what you do is important. Life-changing, even.
But later–when you’re drowning in paperwork, juggling never-ending details, wrestling with new regulations, losing sleep over revenue, scrambling for time with your own family, and mourning the sea of sadness you witness in children’s lives–a tiny doubt can echo loudly:
Does what I do matter? Am I making a difference? Continue reading
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Perhaps you’ve seen these funny memes floating around the Internet. I don’t know about you, but I find the last two (Superman and TP’d counselor) to be synonymous. Continue reading