How I Was Supported As a Young Leader at Camp

22 Jun / by: Christian Camping / 0 comments /

“It is estimated that 83% of organizations understand the importance of investing in leadership development at entry-level leadership roles. Yet, only 5% of organizations have done it.” Billy Dunn of You may have seen graphics or read blog posts on how working at camp helps develop leadership skills. That sounds idealistic especially given the […]

3 Ways Camp Friendships Are Unique

10 Jun / by: Christian Camping / 0 comments /

“Friendships help forge skills like negotiation, cooperation, and conflict resolution. They teach kids how to be supportive and show empathy. They also stimulate independent thinking and open kids up to new ideas,” shares National Geographic. Have you ever considered how sending your kids to camp could create valuable friendships? Here are three ways that friendships […]

What Do You Want Out of Your Next Job?

30 Mar / by: Christian Camping / 0 comments /

When the McCrindle research group gathered information on workplace motivators for Gen Z, they found that the top 5 motivators were: Seeing the positive impact of their work The relationships they have with those they work with The responsibility they carry Financial compensation they receive Their performance in the organization If you can relate to any […]

How Often Do Your Kids Get Outside?

24 Mar / by: Christian Camping / 0 comments /

Did you know that the average American child spends about 4 to 7 minutes a day playing outside and over 7 hours a day in front of a screen? (Child Mind Institute) This statistic is surprising. It might cause you to think back to your childhood and be grateful it was full of time spent […]

An Unforgettable Team

15 Mar / by: Christian Camping / 0 comments /

When choosing a job, what factor do your potential coworkers play in the decision? 70% of workers say the workplace is where they experience meaningful and regular social connection and community. (McCrindle Research Group) Imagine spending your summer working on a team of fun loving, hard working, ambitious and encouraging teammates. Think of the friendships […]

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What Are Your Biggest Wishes for Your Kids?

20 May / by: CCCA / 0 comments / tags : ,,,

What are your biggest wishes for your kids? What experiences do you hope they’ll have? How do you wish to see them grow? Somewhere on the list of dreams that you have for your kids is probably great friends, fantastic role models, and opportunities to grow and thrive. Consider how sending your child to summer […]

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Five Skills I Learned from Working at Camp

13 Apr / by: CCCA / 0 comments /

When I decided to work at summer camp, I was confident that I would grow in my faith and have tons of fun, but I didn’t expect all of the other ways I would develop as a leader. Little did I know that as I was acting in skits, leading bible studies, and caring for […]

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If You Ever Get the Chance…

08 Mar / by: CCCA / 0 comments /

You probably receive lots of advice from those who are older than you. It’s sort of a rite of passage in some ways. Often, it’s parents advising you to be careful when choosing friends, grandparents encouraging you to obey your parents, bosses sharing life lessons during a team meeting or instructors telling you to be […]

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Spending Your Summer Together

23 Feb / by: CCCA / 0 comments /

There’s a lot of talk about the value of building community. But, what does that look like? You understand how that happens on your dorm floor, or your fraternity or sorority. You’ve experienced community-building when you’ve played on sports teams or have been in a club. How do you build community during the few short […]

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Four Ways Working at Camp Prepares You for Your Best Life

21 Feb / by: CCCA / 0 comments /

The future is hard to predict. It’s not just cliché to say the world is changing fast — it really is… for better or worse. As you go through your daily life, it’s easy to get caught up in what is happening right now and not think about what you want for your future. And […]