Sometimes You Just Gotta Say, “No!”

Are you staying true to your mission?

Are you saying no when it’s needed?

Are you passing on the ‘good’ so that you do the ‘great’?

If summer camp is what you do best, are you distracted from that with other, arguably less important things?

*More on this Google study can be found in the book, “Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity” by Irene Etzkorn.

Cory Harrison has directed resident camp programs for more than 10 years with The Salvation Army and the YMCA. Currently, he is the Director of the YMCA Camp Benson in Northwest, IL. He is a life-long camper, an avid reader, and daily cereal eater. Reach him via Facebook:

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2 comments on “Sometimes You Just Gotta Say, “No!”

  1. Josh Kirby on said:

    This article spent more copy on Google than it did discussing the one case, or many cases in general, for a camp director to deny a group’s request and money to use a camp facility. It seems like the CampBusiness editors just shoulda said, “No!”.

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