10th Annual Port Huron Camper
& RV Show, Port Huron, McMorran Place, March 9-12, 1995
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
We must train our staff members to recognize the presence of risky behaviors in campers
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
Conduct a local study to assess the motivational factors and camper
benefits most important to their parent population.
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.
So, you ask, how do you go from 120 fifth grade campers
who don't eat their pizza crust to 120 thoughtful citizens?