Skills for Life!

At a recent one-day workshop from the American Camp Association, I was challenged to reflect on how working at camp prepares staff for “real life.” We were presented with the top five soft skills that companies are looking for in 2019: Creativity Persuasion Collaboration Adaptability Time Management Everyone in the room could hardly contain themselves…these […]

Cookin’ Out

Cookouts are a longstanding camp tradition. For dinner on Tuesday nights, we split up into cabin and tent groups and work together to make a meal together over a fire. We start preparing as soon as all the campers arrive on Sunday afternoon. Trying to accommodate everyone’s tastes can be difficult, but compromise is part […]