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 [...]
“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 [...]
Last week, we asked our readers to send us letters that their campers mailed home that were unintentionally funny. Over 100 people submitted a funny letter for our “Hilarious Camp Letter” contest. There were plenty of worthy entries and trust us when we say it was difficult narrowing it down to five finalists. After debating, [...]
As part of my job as the Social Media Coordinator for Bunk1, it is my task to constantly monitor the 24/7 world of social media. As I watch my Twitter timeline unfold each day, it is amazing to see the creative ways so many camps are using Facebook and Twitter to enhance their daily communication [...]
This article, copied below, is from a Canadian news website. The original article can be found here.
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Why summer camp cellphone bans make sense
Angela Mulholland | CTVNews.ca Staff
Going off to camp for the [...]
I used to be a camp director at the summer camp that I grew up at. Prior to becoming the director, in between summers, during the fall, winter, and spring vacation, I worked as a software engineer for various technology companies. Now I am working for Bunk1, as the Chief Architect, working to build the [...]
Welcome to the new Bunk1.com blog, “Bunk1 Buzz”.
The purpose of this blog is to share all sorts of information with anyone who has anything to do with camp. There will certainly be posts about Bunk1′s current software tools as well as Bunk1′s future developments but we didn’t want to stop there. [...]
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