ACP 77: Online Apps, Sites and Software to Help with Your Virtual Programming

August 5th, 2020

Curt and Chris (or maybe they should just be called the Virtual Camp Guys at this point) discuss all things online this week. Great ideas of apps, games, sites, etc. that can help with your Virtual Camps (or even your normal camps provided you have a decent internet connection on-site!)

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SCP 76: Virtual Camp Success Stories part 4

July 31st, 2020

Chris and Curt interview 10 different camp directors on the success of their virtual camps. The interviews are divided into 4 different episodes this week. The guys ask the same questions to each person in a 10 min time limit, so bring your notebook because these great ideas are coming at you at a rapid-fire pace. This episode includes Conor Murray from Camp Rio and Jessica Wexler from Girls Rock Math.

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SCP 75: Virtual Camp Success Stories part 3

July 30th, 2020

Chris and Curt interview 10 different camp directors on the success of their virtual camps. The interviews are divided into 4 different episodes this week. The guys ask the same questions to each person in a 10 min time limit, so bring your notebook because these great ideas are coming at you at a rapid-fire pace. This episode includes Isaiah Apfel from Between the Pages and Jordon Morris from Camp Indian Creek.

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SCP 74: Virtual Camp Success Stories part 2

July 29th, 2020

Chris and Curt interview 10 different camp directors on the success of their virtual camps. The interviews are divided into 4 different episodes this week. The guys ask the same questions to each person in a 10 min time limit, so bring your notebook because these great ideas are coming at you at a rapid-fire pace. This episode includes Christina Williams from Science Explorers, Guy and Sheila Siler from Mia Cake House, and Maureen Myrie from The Steam Generation.

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SCP 73: Virtual Camp Success Stories part 1

July 28th, 2020

Chris and Curt interview 10 different camp directors on the success of their virtual camps. The interviews are divided into 4 different episodes this week. The guys ask the same questions to each person in a 10 min time limit, so bring your notebook because these great ideas are coming at you at a rapid-fire pace. This episode includes Laura Kelly from The Hand Work Studio, Kaley Stephens from WorldSong Missions Adventure Camp, and Kevin Pettigrew from JM Feltner 4H Camp.

 

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SCP 72: Lessons from Running a Virtual Harry Potter Camp

July 21st, 2020

Curt talks about his virtual Harry Potter camp. He speaks about what went well and the changes he made along the way. Listen in to get some ideas as well as lessons learned from an already completed virtual camp.

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SCP 71: Interview with Allison Miller and Steve Slavkin with Happy Camper Live

July 14th, 2020

Curt and Chris talk with the creators of Happy Camper Live, Allison Miller (Founder/CEO) and Steve Slavkin (Executive Producer). Happy Camper Live is the OG of virtual camp. They have been working on this amazing website for over 2 years!!! There are TONS of videos and shows and activities and more! If your camp is looking for a way to connect virtually and with an incredibly professional, already made site, give this episode a listen!

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SCP 70: Programming Through Different Lenses

July 7th, 2020

This week, Curt and Chris talk about how to look at programming through the lenses of each type of person at your Camp: First Time Camper, Returning Camper, Parent, Staff, Board Member, Marketing, etc. Thinking through each of your new programming (or even current programming) this way will help you determine how beneficial this activity actually is for your camp.  

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SCP 69: Bingo Variations

July 7th, 2020

B4….B4…..BINGO! This week the guys take a cool old-school program of Bingo and spice it up! Hear some great ideas on how to do Bingo at your camp. With both virtual and in-person suggestions, you’re sure to hear something that would be perfect for you!

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SCP 68: Being More Racially Inclusive at Camp

June 28th, 2020

The guys discuss their thoughts and experience with the racial inequality of summer camp. They don't have the answers to tackle such a huge issue, but they understand that discussions are the first step and they hope that most summer camps take action to intentionally welcome kids of all races to their programs. Chris shares a very cool idea that he implements at his camp.

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