August 2006 Newsletter

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  • News You Can Use
  • Upcoming Events
  • Product Spotlight
  • One Last Thing

  • News You Can Use

    Natural Selection - A Fun Read - For Campers and Camp Directors!
    Natural Selection is an excellent cross-over book for adults and kids. Both campers and directors will love this book! Itís impossible to put down. This is a good book to mention to campers at group meetings.

    Credit Cards Makes Good Business Sense for Summer Camps
    Credit and debit cards and the simultaneous decreasing use of cash and checks are providing opportunities for small-to-medium size organizations, like summer camps. Increasing payment options is one of the most simple and cost-effective actions to help strengthen the competitive edge and improve the bottom line.

    Should Your Camp Serve as an Evacuation Center?
    As happened in 2005, camps may be called upon in times of emergency to serve as evacuation centers. In preparation for future situations, the ACA shares with camps a list of important questions that camps should consider prior to agreeing to serve as evacuation centers.

    Upcoming Events

    The Go Abroad Fair: Experience the World
    The Go Abroad Fair showcases a wide range of study abroad opportunities, volunteer and work programs, cultural immersion programs and overseas adventure travel. It's the most comprehensive fair of its kind in Canada and admission is free.

    S.C.O.P.E. - The Ninth Annual Golf Invitational at the Glen Head Country Club
    S.C.O.P.E. is an excellent opportunity to strengthen one's presence in the camping and business community. It expects over 100 golfers, as this event is the official after-camp reunion for camp directors from the Tri- State Area.

    Product Spotlight

    Camp Cancelation Insurance
    Is your campís income protected if a camper cancels 2 weeks before camp starts?

    Parents have already paid the tuition and you have already spent the money on staff and equipment. This puts you in an awkward situation because you want to refund the money to maintain your relationship with the camper but donít want to lose their tuition money. Protect yourself and your campers with Summer Camp Cancellation Insurance.

    One Last Thing

    Summer Camp Nation
    Woodstock ó the news broke about 400,000 young people gathered in upstate New York. It was my summer campís hottest topic of conversation. Mass circulation magazines pumped out fresh copy and dazzling pictures to capture the event. Counselors and campers bonded around The Festival.

    Protect Your Campers
    Mediaplayer helps parents protect their investment by providing cancellation insurance in case their child cannot attend camp. Camp Directors who traditionally would lose that child's tuition are protected as well.

    Camp Directors can direct their campers to, signing up is simple and inexpensive.

    To learn more about how you can protect your camp and campers call us toll-free at 877-777-7738

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