June 2005 Camp Director Newsletter


1. News You Can Use
2. Upcoming Events
3. Product Spotlight
4. One Last Thing

News You Can Use

The Camp Director's Guide to Liability and Insurance
An insurance policy is a complex legal document that only your insurance broker, attorney or astrologer seems to understand. Few camp directors have an understanding of their policies, or even what's covered or not.

Countdown to Summer Fun
The countdown ended on the day we headed off for a new summer of fun and friends. Our parents smiled, sharing in our excitement. They were happy to see their children enter a natural environment in the Canadian Shield, far away from the suburbs.

Camp Nurse Q & A
A professional camp nurse is a great asset in providing a health record to camp directors. I contacted Tony Krall, chair of the clinical committee for the Association of Camp Nurses – ACN – for an interview on summer camp nursing.

Campers with Diabetes
“Type 1 diabetic kids – formerly called juvenile diabetes – learn how to manage their diabetes among peers and trained professionals at Camp Huronda. They learn how to cope and build self-esteem.” Jocelyn Palm makes these recommendations to camp directors...

Upcoming Events

Camp Nurse Wilderness Training - Minnesota
Workshops designed to meet the needs of new camp nurses, presenting core competencies as well as seminars in topics such as sports injuries, orthodontic care, anaphylaxis, international health modalities, and asthma management.

Wilderness First Aid Classes - June 25-26, North Carolina
An eighteen-hour class over two days. The course includes classroom study, hands-on practice, and results in a two-year certification.

Product Spotlight

The Summer Camp Gallery
The Summer Camp Gallery is a storefront travel agency exclusively dedicated to summer camps and overnight programs. For "one-stop shopping" convenience, The Summer Camp Gallery even issues airline tickets for campers. It operates as a traditional referral service with the latest technology, and a personal touch, to recruit campers. Families entering the storefront work one-on-one with camp professionals in a comfortable, relaxed environment. By working closely with the summer camp community, The Summer Camp Gallery offers quality service that is rare to find today.

One Last Thing

mySummerCamps.com in the News
The media have been buzzing about mySummerCamps.com. Within one week, we've been featured in the StarGazette.com, NBC-affiliated news station KPVI/DT 23 and Springfield, Illinois News station WICS-TV. What's more, Las Vegas' What's On Magazine has ranked us no. 1 on the list of all-time best summer camp websites. Now that's something to buzz about!

*For more news visit www.mysummercamps.com/news/directors*

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