Varying Volunteer Motives

Too often campsites expect their volunteers to have completely altruistic motives for helping out.  But the truth is that altruism is rarely complete and people have more than one motives in volunteering.  Good volunteer management requires we have an honest understanding of the mixed motives our volunteers carry with them.  We certainly want volunteers to […]

Should they Stay or Should the Go: Camp rules

Campsites necessarily have a lot of camp rules.  When working with hundreds, maybe thousands, of people at the same time, rules help keep expectations clear.  When a large portion of your clientele are minors, rules also help to keep everyone safe and parents confident in your ability to care for their children.  Sometimes, however, campsites […]