12th Annual Battle Creek Camper
& RV Show, Battle Creek, Kellogg Arena, Feb.
will succeed Victoria "Penny" Rostow, the former co-head of Federal Government Affairs.
Of the 512 campers
that attend camp each summer, about 97 percent are children who belong to ethnic minorities (63 percent Hispanic and around 34 percent African American).
This could be the niche that would set The Green River Preserve apart--to share the magic of this area with campers
through a unique, natural-science-oriented summer camp program.
The four major differences that were found for the summer of 2005 addressed the amount of financial support received, session length, camper
return rates, and perceived enrollment trends for the past five years.
Although we are expecting to dramatically increase the number of campers
enrolled in 1999, we have made certain that scholarships are available for a number of qualified students who may not be able to afford to go to camp," said Jim Beach, co-founder of ACE.
Here is a great opportunity for a counselor observing these interactions to think about doing something fun with that excluded camper
at a later date--hanging out with or doing some activity with the camper
to show others that he/she has social worth.
may become impatient with each other and minor confrontations will occur.
Teach staff how to develop trust within their camper
groups by providing safe physical touch, words of encouragement, and spiritual awareness.
Whenever a camper
discloses something that triggers further conversation with the director, his or her parents, or mandatory reporting laws, it is important that staff make the immediate future seem as structured and predictable as possible.
Materials should clarify that campers
and their families share in the responsibility for the camper
's well-being, including the determination of camper
suitability for the camp experience and for understanding and managing the risks.
The top five camper
benefits that are most important to parents are ranked as follows:
As Mike Horner, owner and president of Tom Sawyer Camps in Altadena, California, points out, "I export the camper
names and addresses from my camp database into GeoFinder and print a color map for each driver with each of their campers
marked on the map.
Competitions can lead to unsanitary situations (one camper
eating another camper
's left-overs) and unhealthy situations (a camper
being forced to eat more than they should).
The effects of overeating and under-exercising are staggering, but camps have a role to play in addressing this public health problem and in encouraging healthy eating and active living among campers