Doing so would not only include other campers
, it would also expose the shy camper
to more kids in smaller groups.
Even though we rarely allow campers
to call home, we allow parents to call their children during mealtime.
and staff, Green River is a "No Discount" zone--"put-ups" rather than "put-downs" are encouraged.
Compared to last summer, higher drops (8 percent+) were seen in overall camper
enrollments in the West region.
do not learn to do this on their own, they will never develop self-esteem--which is building confidence from one's defeats and finding their ability to overcome adversity.
This is the stage that gives counselors and campers
alike a sense of pride in their group.
Severe homesickness is preventable in first-year campers
Camp is an ideal environment for older campers
and younger staff to get their first real experiences with responsibility and develop new interests--while dealing with the normal challenges of "growing up.
Running a quality operation includes dealing fairly with campers
and their families, and reasonable management of the risks of the experience--including the risk of losses to both the camper
Pursue strategies that will increase the likelihood of their program delivering the top five camper
As if transporting campers
were not difficult enough, throw in the idea that parents may call at any time, day or night, and request a change to their camper
's transportation for a given day.
Montgomery is a former camper
, counselor, and program coordinator--and has directed two camps and one environmental education center.