Summer Wrap-Up Saying Goodbye to Summer

By the time summer comes to a close, camp staff are both weary and disappointed.  They are weary of the long hours and emotional drain, but they are disappointed that the job is ending and they have to return to new places or, for year-round staff, new responsibilities.  Staff look forward to more sleep, time […]

2nd Year Staff Training

Summer staff training for 2nd years should look different  from training for new staff. Usually it doesn’t. Creating a schedule for two different groups of people is difficult (and planning training is hard enough), and there’s also the issue of staff bonding.  The time staff spend together during training is vital in creating good working […]