January 2006 Newsletter

Welcome to the January 2006 issue of the Newsletter -- your online Camp Directory news source!

In This Issue
  • Rich-media marketing boosts camp traffic
  • Survey Says
  • News You Can Use
  • Upcoming Events
  • Product Spotlight
  • One Last Thing

  • Survey Says

    What's the most difficult camp staffing position to fill?
    Take this 3 question survey to help us determine which camp staffing position is the most difficult to fill? Find out what others have to say.

    News You Can Use

    Ultimate Camp Resource
    In this rapidly-changing world of specialty camps, many summer camp directors, and parents, find it reassuring that kids still waltz along paths singing: "Iím being swallowed by a boa constrictor or if youíre happy and you know it clap your hands.Ē

    Make Sure Your Site is Found by Search Engines
    How does one make sure their site is actually found on the internet? Follow these easy to implement steps to make sure that when someone does a search for your type of camp, they will find your website.

    Preserving Major Assets for Future Generations
    Just as many camps are celebrating their 100th anniversaries with growing equity in real estate and capital fund/endowment accounts, our industry is also facing the consequences of a legal system spun out of control.

    What About the Conference Center?
    In 1998, 14 percent of ACA-accredited camps rented their facilities to groups. By 2003, that same statistic rose to 53 percent. Conference centers have seen significant increases in the number of groups served each year and the number of people within the groups.

    Upcoming Events

    ACA Illinois Camp and Summer Adventure Fair 2006
    ACA Illinois and Chicago Parent magazine invite you to explore Camp and Summer Adventure Fair 2006. Visit with representatives from more than 80 local and national organizations.

    Special Camp Fair - 2006 - Summer Programs for Children with Disabilities
    Representatives from 70 New York City day camps and sleepaway camps in the northeast will be on hand to help parents and professionals plan productive summer experiences for children with disabilities.

    Product Spotlight

    Join C&N Footlockerís popular Camp Partnership Program
    Every summer we get many calls from Parents wishing their camp belonged to our Camp Partnership Program. This summer make sure your camp parents can take advantage of our great discounts. There is absolutely no cost to you and itís simple to enroll.

    • Your campers get a great footlocker- 11 colors, lots of accessories and a lifetime warrantee
    • Your Camp Parents save big money- 20% or more
    • Your Camp makes Money- We take care of everything.
    • Everyone wins!

    One Last Thing

    Summer Camp Partnerships
    Summer camp partnerships are a popular way of doing business, mainly because they split the work and planning, and divide the rewards and consequences.

    Rich-media marketing boosts camp traffic
    Mediaplayer now provides interactive, rich- media marketing solutions to deliver your camp's message in a unique way. Our Camp Media Player will create a greater demand for your camp and inspire campers and parents to contact you for more information!

    Sign up by January 30, 2006 and you will receive a 10% discount off the price of our Camp Media Player!

    Contact us 1-877-777-7738 for further details.

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