Apr 21, 2008, 1:41 PM
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Spring is here, at last! Time to get outside and enjoy the warm weather and the sprouting leaves and flowers. But, time too, for a read about the latest in the summer camp industry. It will be worth the effort.
May Summer Camp Reading
The May 2008 Newsletter is at your finger tips. Take a peek:
Stephen Winbaum is the Communications Coordinator of MySummerCamps.com
- Camp Programs That Trigger Bullying
Lynda Fishman, Owner & Executive Director of Adventure Valley Day Camp in Toronto, writes about the many ways that bullying is encouraged at schools and summer day camps. Popular diversions like "Secret friend" and Valentine's Day have a negative impact on students and campers.
- Preparing the Family for Summer Camp
Camp Scholar, Dr. Stephen Fine, writes about how going away to camp is a family affair, and how to prepare children for their first summer experience. Even pets need some positive strokes to keep the household happy while the children are away.
- Get more campers with Facebook
Hagai Maidenberg, CTO of MySummerCamps.com, writes about creating an incredible marketing tool by utilizing the popular social networking phenomena.
- Maximize Your Environmental Education Program at Camp
In an ACA article, naturalist Ray Bivens details how to give summer camps and environmental programs a face-lift by hiring a staff naturalist. Make a commitment to creating a properly staffed program by hiring a outdoor educator.
- Upcoming Events - Including a Special Announcement - The 8th International Camping Congress - Quebec City 2008.
- Spring Training for Summer Camp
Stephen Winbaum writes about the start of Major League Baseball and a quick start to summer camp. Somehow they're related. Read on.
(This post was edited by stephenwinbaum on Jun 4, 2008, 1:02 PM)