Category Archives: Jan/Feb 10

A Shift For Survival

“A camp can be nicely planned within daily reach of many of our large cities, but should be far enough to escape city sounds and smells. It is not a camp, however, if it is where a stream of strangers can pass by at any time of the day or night within sight and hearing.” –How Girls Can Help Their Country: The 1913 Girl Scout Handbook Camping has been a core value of the Girl Scout Movement since Juliette Gordon … Continue reading

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Character To The Core

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Site Scout, a new series that highlights programs and facilities, and provides a behind-the-scenes glance at camps across the country! Whether an overnight, specialty or day camp, learn what makes us all tick, and keeps us dedicated to providing facilities for the next generation of campers. To be considered for a chance in the spotlight, submit your name, the name of your camp and a brief description to editor@northstarpubs.com At Camp Crosley in Northern Indiana, the … Continue reading

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Make Your Camp More Marketable

The slowing economy has impacted the camp industry in a variety of ways. This shift has taken many forms–from reducing the workforce while asking others to increase their workloads to trying to keep the same standards and services with less revenue to booking fewer groups to use facilities because they cannot afford them. These are only a few examples of how this recession has become real. As with any business, the key is to not let the state of the … Continue reading

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Electrolytic Chlorine Generators – Answer Key

1. Sea water has a salt concentration of approximately a. 3,000 ppm b. 10,000 ppm c. 35,000 ppm 2. Salt concentration in ECG systems is approximately a. 3,000 ppm b. 10,000 ppm c. 35,000 ppm 3. The process of converting sodium chloride in a water solution into chlorine is via: a. electrolysis b. oxidation c. reduction 4. The chlorine generator process breaks down NACL + H2O into: a. Sodium Hydroxide and Water b. Hypochlorous Acid, Hydrochloric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide and … Continue reading

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