Category Archives: Publisher’s Note

Let’s Talk Camp Safety

Here’s a video from OURKIDSMEDIAdotCOM featuring counselors and campers talking about safety at camp: Perhaps your camp could produce a video to share with your campers’ parents.

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What Would Ted Do?

“It matters not how straight the gate, How charged with punishment the scroll, I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.” Invictus, William Earnest Henley (1875) This is but the fourth stanza of a poem so powerful, it inspired Nelson Mandela to emerge from nearly 30 years of imprisonment, forgive his captors and begin to heal his beloved South Africa. It inspired the movie, Invictus (2009)—the story of how Mandela used the national rugby … Continue reading

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April Showers …

It was like watching a line-change in a hockey game. My wife pulled into the driveway, slammed the car into park and jumped out. My three school-aged children and their science fair projects jumped in. I stood on the sidelines, watching all the commotion and wondering about the huge brown blob on the driver’s side door. I asked my wife about it. She just laughed. Apparently, it was -6 degrees when she left. Getting into the car, she spilled her … Continue reading

Posted in Camp Business, Columns & Features, Issues, Mar/Apr 2011, Publisher's Note | Leave a comment