This Bunk1Buzz post was written by Laura Marks of CampSource, the premeire and uniquely personal summer camp and teen program consulting service. www.campsourcenetwork.com Phone: 617-244-3316
“Mom, I don’t think I’ll go to camp this summer…”
“Um….honey you are all signed up.”
“I changed my mind. I’ll just stay home.”
“But none of your [...]
The last few weeks before camp starts can have camp directors feeling like they’re swinging from project to project. Volunteers can help, but sometimes organizing volunteers can take almost as much time to organize as doing it yourself. Don’t let recruiting and managing volunteers leave you time-strapped (and stressed)! These tips and tools will let [...]
“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying” – Michael Jordan
Ten days ago, it was Michael Jordan’s 50th Birthday. Growing up in suburban Chicago, my childhood years were spent idolizing MJ, whether it was watching my beloved Chicago Bulls win championships, practicing fade away game-winning buzzer [...]
It is often said that this time of year is the season of giving. As you gather around your Christmas tree or Chanukah menorah or Festivus pole or whatever holiday you celebrate this time of year, cherish your time with your family and be thankful for what you have. And after you are all done [...]
Managing a camp’s social media accounts can be a daunting task. Afterall, your camp may be on a combination of any of the following: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn, Myspace, Yourspace, Ourspace, etc. Okay…I made up the last two, but you get the point: social media use has EXPLODED and is a necessity in [...]
The American Camp Association, New England is ramping up for its 2nd Annual Camp Champions Celebration honoring Boston Mayor Menino on Thursday, November 1st at the State Street Pavilion at Fenway Park. The evening celebrates the true spirit of camp, and all net proceeds will help to bring the summer camp experience to the area’s [...]
This Bunk1Buzz was written by Jared Gelb, the Assistant Director of Camp Ramaquois located in Pomona, NY.
I’ve heard people use a variety of words to describe their summer camp experiences, but the word that I always come back to is “magic.” The mere fact that it’s so difficult to explain why or [...]
Were your campers screened for head lice before they arrived home from camp? Well, even if they were checked and found to be lice free, the Lice Treatment Center (LTC) encourages you to recheck your children when they return from camp, especially if you notice excessive scratching or redness behind the ears or at the [...]
Today’s Buzz was written by Carolyn Meyer-Wartels, LCSW-R, a Psychotherapist and Parent Counselor. Find out more about Carolyn here: www.meyerwartels.com
The summer camp season is rapidly drawing close to an end: Are you ready for your child to come home? Did you accomplish everything on your to-do list? Did you take time [...]
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