Category Archives: Podcasts

Podcast: Happy Kitchen, Happy Camp

We all know that the way to a summer camp’s heart is through its stomach. So needless to say, the camp kitchen is a very important place. In this podcast by the folks at CampHacker.org, Travis and friends talk about making the camp kitchen a wonderful place to work and to visit. Happy listening! Happy Kitchen, Happy Camp

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Podcast: Trip Tips

Campers–and staff–look forward to trips away from their camp base. Many camps offer extended wilderness trips like canoeing, hiking and whitewater rafting. Planning those trips, and making sure they run without a hitch (or not too many hitches) is a big job. This podcast from the folks at CampHacker gives some great tips for summer camp trips: Trip Tips For more summer camp podcasts and blog posts, visit www.camphacker.org.

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Podcast: Working For A Camp Board

About 60 percent of camp directors will work for a not-for-profit board at some point in their summer camp career. This provides certain challenges–and opportunities–that directors at privately owned camps don’t face. This CampHacker podcast (Number 30, if you’re keeping count!) talks about what makes a great camp board and how camp directors can build a board that will help them create the very best camp. Working For A Camp Board

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Podcast: SummerCampCulture Interview

Do you always get a little thrill when summer camp comes up in popular culture? We know we do! Matt Ralph catalogs those mentions on his website, http://www.summercampculture.com/. Here is CampHacker’s recent interview with Matt: SummerCampCulture Interview

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Podcast: Hiring International Staff

This podcast from the folks at CampHacker focuses on hiring international staff to work at summer camp. The discussion touches on the cultural benefits of including international staff members, how to go about hiring them and some of the resources that can help you do so. Sit back, relax and enjoy: Hiring International Staff For more information and advice about summer camp, visit www.camphacker.org.

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