SCP 153: Dangerous Camp Activities

May 18th, 2022

It's true that there are some dangerous activities at camps. Curt and Chris will explore some of these activities, and it might give you some ideas for programs to add to your camp. The great thing about summer camps is that it's a place where kids can try these (often perceived) "dangerous" activities in a safe environment.

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SCP 153: Trivia Games and Events

April 15th, 2022

Are you excogitating (verb for considering) hosting a Trivia event at your camp? They are resplendent (adjective for great idea) for retreats, special events, family nights, online stuff, or even during your training weeks! Chris and Curt give you a profusion (noun meaning large amount) of categories that make for an exceptionally clubbable (adjective for enjoyable) trivia event!

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SCP 152: Used To Be a Thing

April 9th, 2022

Travel down Nostalgia Lane with Chris and Curt as they discuss things that used to be super popular at summer camps. They go really old-school like back when there weren’t any rules about helmets, to not-so-distant stuff like Four Square. Listen in this week as the guys talk about why some of these are not seen at camp as much as they used to be. Hear them discuss some stuff that should be brought back as well as some stuff that definitely needs to stay in the past!

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SCP 151: Favorite Mobile Apps

April 1st, 2022

These ain’t yo mommas pretzel bites, these are mobile apps that will be a huge help to you and your staff at camp! Twenty different apps are talked about on the episode this week. Some are for you and some are for your counselors and staff. Check it out for some great suggestions that will help you do your job even better!

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SCP 150: Summer Camp Traditions

March 24th, 2022

This week, the guys talk about Traditions and Ceremonies. Do you have any at your camp? Do you need some ideas for some new ones? Listen in this week for multiple ideas, some good, some bad! Curt and Chris give a huge list of traditions that they have either been a part of or heard about from other camps!

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SCP 149: Our Favorite Carnival Games

March 17th, 2022

Does your camp do a carnival for the campers? Have you ever wanted to do a carnival? Do you enjoy eating carnival food like Chris? Well then, do we have a show for you! The podcast today is all about creating fun and unique carnival games! Curt has some awesome and very practical ideas while Chris goes overboard with carnival chaos! 

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SCP 148: Adding Whimsy to Camp

March 10th, 2022

Before you attempt to order whimsy from Amazon, listen to this week’s episode for better ideas! Curt and Chris discuss ways to make your camp a bit more magical without breaking the bank! From Tree Sharks to Fairy Gardens to Glitter on every leaf of every tree at camp…ok, maybe not that last one!

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SCP 147: Favorite Pinterest Picks

March 5th, 2022

Chris’s second favorite thing behind TikTok, Pinterest! This week’s podcast talks about some of the awesome things Chris has pinned on his Pinterest board. Maybe you had a Pinterest at one time and have given up, or you’ve never even started. Well. it’s a great time to get on there again and starting pinning epic ideas for your summer camp!

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SCP 146: Escape Bags

February 24th, 2022

From Go Bags last week to Escape Bags this week, the guys are apparently doing a bag theme! (Fingers crossed for Sleeping Bags next week!) Escape Bags are little, portable escape rooms that make for a great activity! Curt and Chris have both created several that they will talk about plus give some tips about creating your own for your camp.

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SCP 145: Camp Staff Go Bags

February 17th, 2022

This week’s episode focuses on Go Bags! The bags you keep handy with all the necessities. Your SCamp Life Podcasters give their two cents on what directors, program directors and counselors need to keep in them. Check out this week to see if you agree, disagree, or have completely different stuff in your bag!

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