Category Archives: Technology + Marketing

Just Past The Front Doors

A view of Lauren's WellHouse.

When faced with the need for a larger medical facility to accommodate the population served by Camp Barnabas, Cyndy Teas knew the camp had to construct more than a building; the camp needed to construct a partnership with the community. Founded in 1994 by Teas and her husband, Paul, Camp Barnabas focuses on children and young adults with special needs and chronic diseases and their siblings. “Almost every camper who comes through our gates has some type of medical need,” … Continue reading

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“SCOPE-ing” Out New Partners

As a summer-camp professional, you know the difference that camp can make in a child’s life. You see it every year as you watch campers take on new challenges, make new friends and learn a lifetime of lessons in just a few short weeks. Now imagine summer for a child who isn’t at camp–one whose parents cannot afford to provide them with the opportunity to attend even the most basic summer program. These children spend their summers inside, some afraid … Continue reading

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CampsNReviews To Go Mobile

Imagine pulling out your phone in a strange town, clicking an icon and immediately seeing the five camp and conference centers nearest where you’re currently standing. Now, imagine clicking through to one of those camps and viewing all its amenities, customer comments, ratings, pictures, videos, driving directions and more. Thanks to Camp Business magazine, that vision will soon be a reality. And, we want you to be part of it — for FREE! All you have to do is create … Continue reading

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Camp Business iPad, iPhone Apps

Camp Business is excited to announce its new apps for iPhone and iPad! Now, you can take Camp Business with you everywhere you go–to the dining hall, on that long field trip bus ride, at the camp conference. You can download the app for free. You can then download an issue of the magazine for $1.99, or you can get a whole year’s worth for $5.99. If you’re already a subscriber, just login with your Insider account number and password … Continue reading

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What Are Your Campers Worth?

As camp professionals, we all know the value of camp for campers. But what are your campers really worth to you–monetarily? It’s tough to put a finger on just what each of your campers means to your bottom line, both short and long term. That’s why James Davis of the Vanderkamp Christian Retreat and Summer Camp in Cleveland, N.Y., is sharing Vanderkamp’s free Summer Camp Retention Tool. The customizable calculator projects how various changes in costs and gains impact a … Continue reading

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