In this special, short episode of CampWire, Sam talked with Meghan Colon who is thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail to raise money for ACA's Send a Child to Camp fund. She believes in the power of camp and wants to help others experience what she's experienced.
Listen to this incredibly informative and useful discussion about inclusion at camp with Niambi Jaha-Echols, Chad Nico Hiu, and Roberto Gil Jr. These three guests give tips on how to introduce inclusion into camp culture, and how to fuse it into staff training.
Don't forget, you can stream all episodes of CampWire on Spotify!
In the fifteenth episode of CampWire, meet the five winners of the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence. These camps will be honored at ACA's National Conference next month in Nashville. Learn more about ACA Awards.
Tom Schenk has been Director of Technology at ACA for almost 25 years. On this episode, Sam spoke with him about the ways in which technology has changed in his time at ACA, and about some of the tech resources that ACA offers camp professionals and parents.
In the 13th episode of CampWire, Sam spoke with ACA's Director of Accreditation Rhonda Mickelson about the recent update to ACA's standards program.
Sam also had the help of another colleague, Western Region Director Michele Branconier, who interviewed longtime visitor and ACA volunteer, Cindy Moore.
This episode is sponsored by Air O Sport.
In the twelfth episode of CampWire, Sam interviews Paul Sheridan from Four Winds, Westward Ho! about #CampMovesMe. Learn more about the month-long fundraising campaign on the ACA website.
Sam also spoke with ACA's new Chief Operating Officer, Henry DeHart, about his background and what he looks forward to in his new role.
In the 11th episode of CampWire, Sam talks with Dan Reynolds from Camp Y Noah and Akron Rotary Camp in Ohio, Shanelle Rauh from Whippoorwill Farm Day Camp in Tennessee, and Brian Straka from AstroCamp in California about what went well this summer, what didn't, and more!
The podcast has gained many listeners in 2018. We have decided to repost an episode from May of 2017 on marketing and media for those who may have missed this great conversation.
This repost is sponsored by Grasshopper Mowers.