Summer camp or country club?

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The is the "Summer camp or Country Club" presentation given by Steve Maguire @ the ACA Tri-State Conference on Wednesday March 14, 2012.

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Summer camp or country club?

  1. 1. Summer Camp or Country Club? TRI-STATE 2012Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  2. 2. Why are we here? Let’s not lose sight of what camp is. Let’s not let the chaos of life and the craziness of the outside world intrude too much more!Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  3. 3. JESS, NOLAN, EMMITT FRANCESWednesday, March 14, 2012
  4. 4. Reality... 4Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  5. 5. Reality...✦ ADD/ADHD/DBPP 4Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  6. 6. Reality...✦ ADD/ADHD/DBPP✦ PD sometimes equals PMITERN - The Packet 4Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  7. 7. Reality...✦ ADD/ADHD/DBPP✦ PD sometimes equals PMITERN - The Packet✦ Have fun, laugh and learn something you can use to make your camp better. 4Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  8. 8. Reality...✦ ADD/ADHD/DBPP✦ PD sometimes equals PMITERN - The Packet✦ Have fun, laugh and learn something you can use to make your camp better.✦ 4 % RuleWednesday, March 14, 2012 4
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  10. 10. “WICKED” IMPORTANT KEYS TO GREAT CAMPS...Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  11. 11. “WICKED” IMPORTANT KEYS TO GREAT CAMPS... MAKE LIFELONG IMPACTS ON THOSE THAT WORK AND ATTENDWednesday, March 14, 2012
  12. 12. “WICKED” IMPORTANT KEYS TO GREAT CAMPS... MAKE LIFELONG IMPACTS ON THOSE THAT WORK AND ATTEND CREATE NEW LOVE, PERSPECTIVE AND ENTHUSIASM ABOUT LIFEWednesday, March 14, 2012
  13. 13. “WICKED” IMPORTANT KEYS TO GREAT CAMPS...Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  14. 14. “WICKED” IMPORTANT KEYS TO GREAT CAMPS... CREATE LASTING FRIENDSHIPSWednesday, March 14, 2012
  15. 15. “WICKED” IMPORTANT KEYS TO GREAT CAMPS... CREATE LASTING FRIENDSHIPS CREATE THE “EMPTY EXPLANATION” PHENOMENA (STOP TRYING THIS BTW)Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  16. 16. “WICKED” IMPORTANT KEYS TO GREAT CAMPS...Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  17. 17. “WICKED” IMPORTANT KEYS TO GREAT CAMPS... INCLUDE EVERYONE FOR WHO THEY AREWednesday, March 14, 2012
  18. 18. You might totally disagree with everything that is said here or think “this is nice, but our enrollment will be low and we won’t make a profit this summer”Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  19. 19. Discuss how you think kids would define Summer Camp...Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  20. 20. Discuss how you think parents would define summer camp...Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  21. 21. Define a country club...Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  22. 22. Define a country club... •club, usually in a suburban area, with a clubhouse and grounds, offering various activities and generally having facilities for tennis, golf, swimming etc...Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  23. 23. Take what you want and leave the rest!Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  24. 24. Camp # 1: NO electronics •Admin with radios •Cell Phones, video games, music, etc... •What do you do?Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  25. 25. Country Club... •Electronics everywhere... on the golf course, on the tennis court, in the clubhouseWednesday, March 14, 2012
  26. 26. Camp # 2: Identification with and connection to the natural world. •Astronomy nights •Solos •Nature programs •Your’s?Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  27. 27. Camp # 3: Give back to the greater goodWednesday, March 14, 2012
  28. 28. Camp # 3: Give back to the greater good • What can your cabin/bunk/C.I.T. group contribute back to camp in the summer of 2012?Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  29. 29. Camp # 3: Give back to the greater good • What can your cabin/bunk/C.I.T. group contribute back to camp in the summer of 2012? • Teaching kids to think about others.Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  30. 30. Camp # 3: Give back to the greater good • What can your cabin/bunk/C.I.T. group contribute back to camp in the summer of 2012? • Teaching kids to think about others. • This is an opening cabin night talk... “What can we do to give back to camp or to make camp better?Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  31. 31. Camp # 3: Give back to the greater good • What can your cabin/bunk/C.I.T. group contribute back to camp in the summer of 2012? • Teaching kids to think about others. • This is an opening cabin night talk... “What can we do to give back to camp or to make camp better? • This might be for an individual camper or the camp as a whole.Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  32. 32. Camp # 3: Give back to the greater good • What can your cabin/bunk/C.I.T. group contribute back to camp in the summer of 2012? • Teaching kids to think about others. • This is an opening cabin night talk... “What can we do to give back to camp or to make camp better? • This might be for an individual camper or the camp as a whole. • Your’s?Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  33. 33. Country Club... •little to no contribution to the greater good, but we have a lot of funWednesday, March 14, 2012
  34. 34. Camp # 4: A positive, meaningful tradition •What are your PMT’sWednesday, March 14, 2012
  35. 35. Night time routine...Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  36. 36. Camp # 5: The chance to look and behave out of the normWednesday, March 14, 2012
  37. 37. Camp # 5: The chance to look and behave out of the norm •Make this “voluntarily mandatory”Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  38. 38. Camp # 5: The chance to look and behave out of the norm •Make this “voluntarily mandatory” •Get dirtyWednesday, March 14, 2012
  39. 39. Camp # 5: The chance to look and behave out of the norm •Make this “voluntarily mandatory” •Get dirty •Splash and play in the rainWednesday, March 14, 2012
  40. 40. Camp # 5: The chance to look and behave out of the norm •Make this “voluntarily mandatory” •Get dirty •Splash and play in the rain •Dress up, dance, sing... put yourself out there...Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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  42. 42. Camp # 6: An authentic and engaged staff •This is not just their “summer job” •The place is important to them by ACTIONS! (not just words)Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  43. 43. When interviewed you hear key words... •Kids, Fun, Impact, Joy, Make a Difference, Camp was important to me as a kid, Love, Outside •I don’t give a damn about how good of a tennis player they are or what they are certified in! (to a certain extent) :)Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  44. 44. Camp # 6: An authentic and engaged staff cont... •One of their observable behaviors is they can often be seen with kids and engaged in activitiesWednesday, March 14, 2012
  45. 45. Country club...•This is just a summer job!•“How do stay excited when most of us don’t give a ...”Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  46. 46. Country club camps... •Might make a lot of money. Do they make a lot of great difference in the long term development of a kid?Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  47. 47. BONUS... •A healthy businessWednesday, March 14, 2012
  48. 48. Finally, only at a true summer camp can you... •Pound it variations •RPSE •Cartwheel tournament •Jelly FishWednesday, March 14, 2012
  49. 49. You make your money in 15 seconds!Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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