Google Study Says These Skills Top Employers’ Lists

15 Feb / by: CCCA / 0 comments /

Many college students set out to find corporate internships for the summer with hopes of gaining experience, making connections and preparing for life after college. But what if there was another opportunity that helps students develop sought after soft skills, gives them an edge for the next step in their career—and happens to be a […]

Next Gen Leaders Work Here

08 Feb / by: CCCA / 0 comments /

  Where will employers find tomorrow’s leaders? Paul Hemp, senior editor of Harvard Business Review and Linda Hill, Harvard Business School professor, tried to answer this question several years ago. They recognized that employers are searching for the kind of next gen leaders who will emphasize collaboration and create contexts that allow others to flourish. […]

Emerging Adults Benefit from Working at Camp

31 Jan / by: CCCA / 0 comments /

  If you’re between the ages of 18-25, you’re probably asking some of the same life questions teens are asking. And your response might be, “Hold up. I already went through that phase.” There is new research indicating emerging adults go through a similar identity exploration process, much like teens experience. “Emerging adulthood is proposed […]

This Could Be Your Office This Summer

23 Jan / by: CCCA / 0 comments /

  Some summer jobs require clocking in, sitting behind a computer screen and wheeling around in an office chair for the majority of the day. What if you could choose a different way to spend your summer? What if waterfronts and backwoods were your office instead? Serving at summer camp allows you to be outdoors—and […]

What Employers Look For

17 Jan / by: CCCA / 0 comments /

So you need to find a summer job? You’re looking for a way to spend your summer that propels you into the next step of your career—and it’d be great if it wasn’t boring. What if the best career move you could make this summer led you to work at camp? Investing your summer in […]

Four Ways Nature Contributes to a Better Life

27 Apr / by: CCCA / 0 comments / tags : ,,,

Camps and retreat centers offer direct access to nature—and in incredible locations! Mountaintops to waterfronts, these scenes in nature create a sense of wonder. It’s one of the trademarks of a true camp experience, and spending time in nature, as studies have shown, can improve your life. Here are four ways being in nature develops […]

Secret to An Energetic, Epic Summer

24 Apr / by: CCCA / 0 comments / tags : ,,,

Vince stared at the clock’s sluggish secondhand. It was almost here. Then the final bell rang, ending the school year and welcoming the long awaited days of summer. Instead of spending this summer with postures slouched toward mobile devices and veg’ing on the couch, Vince and his friends will experience an energetic and epic summer […]

Camp is Good for Your Brain!

05 Apr / by: CCCA / 0 comments / tags : ,,,,

At camp, kids are given opportunities to participate in activities that boost brain development. According to Scholastic’s Parents & Child magazine, here are a few tips to help kids have healthier brains: “Movement gets the brain going.”[1] Physical play is a hallmark of camp. Campers get moving, participate in new games and adventures, and have […]

The Impact of a Camp Counselor

30 Mar / by: CCCA / 0 comments /

  Camp counselors play a distinct role in the summer camp setting. They are the leaders. Mentors. Mediators. Parents-away-from-home. And they can be some of the most influential people in a young person’s life. Whether it’s teaching kids how to make friendship bracelets, playing in the pool with hundreds of wild campers, or having deep […]

Swapping Screen Time for the Best Week of Summer

29 Mar / by: CCCA / 0 comments / tags : ,,,

When kids return from summer camp, they might be able to teach their parents a thing or two. Yes, they will have learned fun games, traditional camp songs and how to adjust to new routines. But today’s campers also learn a lifelong lesson that campers in generations past never really needed—the benefits of a digital […]

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