Basic Camp Management: An Introduction to Camp Administration (7th Edition)

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Ari Ackerman
423 pages
Manage your camp more effectively with the leading textbook for camp administration courses everywhere, including the American Camping Association's Basic Camp Director Course. The authors, seasoned and respected professionals, share their expertise in seventeen insightful and newly revised chapters filled with resources, useful examples, and a wealth of important information on topics important to all camp administrators:
  • The Tradition of Camping
  • What Is the Camp Director's Job?
  • Where Does the Program Begin?
  • The Participant
  • Designing the Program
  • Personnel Organization
  • Personnel Recruitment
  • Staff Orientation and Training
  • Staff Supervision and Performance Appraisal
  • Selection, Development, and Maintenance of the Site
  • Risk Management
  • Operation and Supervision: Central Administrative Services
  • Marketing
  • Business and Finance
  • Volunteers
  • Evaluation and Reporting
  • Professional Growth
It is increasingly critical for camps to prove their importance in the youth-development arena by providing measurable outcomes. This new edition helps you meet the needs of campers, parents, and staff in professional, outcome-driven ways-in a more user and Internet friendly format.