Have you ever found yourself in a hospital waiting room with an injured camper? Do you have a "go bag" ready if it happens? Patti reveals what goes inside her "go bag", and she has an interesting list of supplies.
As we continue on with our 'quick bites' series, Curt brings us part 2 of our staff recognition tips and tricks. Listen in for some great ideas on how to make your staff feel appreciated and valued. If you missed it, don't forget to check out pt 1, where Patti shares all of her great ideas.
Ever wonder what your camp nurse actually wants from you? We get the scoop with Paula Lauer, President of The Association of Camp Nursing. She fills us in on everything from time off, to pay rate, and lets us know which little things are going to make your nurse very happy.
Have you ever had participants, campers, or family members complain about being bored on a hike? Our hosts have got 22 suggestions for you to 'spice up' your standard hikes to make them more fun and keep everyone engaged.
Curt leads us on a fantastic journey of applying Disney teachings to camps. Learn what surprise and delight vs extinction mean in terms of managing teams and how everyone and everyTHING should be walking the talk.
Curt and Patti discuss the types of camps available and try to answer the question "is camp for everyone?". By examining programs, staff hiring, and representation, our hosts come to a conclusion, listen in to see if you agree.
Worried about your campers getting bored? Our hosts share their lists of backpocket games to keep participants occupied during transition times or down times that will keep them engaged and entertained.
Are you someone who's worked a bunch of weird or dumb jobs in order to keep working at your camp or recreation job? Curt and Patti totally are! They share all of the jobs they've had in order to keep working in the industry - and what they've learned from some of them.