SCP 118: Social Distance Activities Part 1

May 12th, 2021

The trio have a very timely 2-part episode all about Social Distancing Activities. These two episodes are a perfect listen for you program staff and counselors. We recommend sending the link to this episode to those staff members or saving it to listen to during staff training this year!

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SCP 117: Homesickness (and Parentsickness) Tips and Tricks

May 5th, 2021

Does your camp have kiddos who get homesick? Does your camp have parents who have a hard time letting their kids go? Do you work at a camp?!?!? Check in with the Scamp Life Crew this week for some excellent tips on dealing with homesick campers as well as parents who have a bit of a hard time leaving! This week’s episode also makes for great listening to summer staff as they will be dealing with a lot of this!

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SCP 116: An Interview with Royleane Allen of 413 Strengthgear

April 29th, 2021

The group talks with Royleane Allen of 413 Strengthgear this week to discuss all things camp store again (but this time from a vendor’s point of view)! Royleane has some great tips and tricks for Camp Store Directors on what they should and should not buy for their store. Check out this episode if you are prepping your store for the summer!

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SCP 115: Running Overnight Camp in 2021 with Samantha Townsend

April 23rd, 2021

Our podcast trio welcome back Samantha Townsend of Kennolyn Camps this week to discuss changes she will be making to camp this summer. There’s lots of changes and great ideas to help with new COVID restrictions.  If you run an sleep-away camp and plan to open this summer, check out this week’s episode for some things you maybe didn’t think of!

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SCP 114: Running Day Camp in 2021 with Shanelle Lambert-Rauh

April 19th, 2021

Kellie and Curt interview Shanelle Lambert-Rauh, director of Whippoorwill Farm Day Camp, about the lessons learned from running day camp in 2020 and how those will apply to the 2021 summer season. If you run a day camp and weren't able to offer programs last summer, this is the episode for you. You'll get some great insight on things you may not have thought about.

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SCP 113: I Don’t Like It! (Staff Version)

April 7th, 2021

In this fun episode, the three camp pros discuss all the things staff don't like about camp. From curfews to cell phones to paperwork, they cover pretty much everything. The best part? The Scamp Life Crew give some great suggestions on how to help your staff deal with some of these things they hate! Check out this week as you prep for staff training this summer to nip any problems in the bud!

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SCP 112: How to Get the Most Out of Your Camp Store with Jason Brown (Pt 2)

March 30th, 2021

This is part two of our interview with Jason Brown on how to run and maintain a successful camp store. In this episode, Jason gives his ideas on how to set up a store if you don't have the space, his favorite (and least favorite) camp store items, the craziest item he has seen in a camp store, storage tricks, and he ends it with a final tip. 

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SCP 111: How to Get the Most Out of Your Camp Store with Jason Brown (Pt 1)

March 30th, 2021

In this two-part episode, the SCamp Life crew (now with 3 rockin' co-hosts!) talk with Jason Brown all about how to run and maintain a successful camp store. Jason is a pro at this and built his store from the ground up and has since been asked by ACA to teach classes on it! If this is something you are considering for your camp, be sure to check out this two-part episode. 

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SCP 110: Making Your Special Events Great

March 24th, 2021

Kelly Coulthard co-hosts this episode as the three talk about the anatomy of a great special event.

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SCP 109: Animals at Camp - an Interview with Shauna Guglielmo

March 17th, 2021

Shauna Guglielmo joins the guys this week to talk about her Zoo Camp. As the director of the Lincoln Park Zoo Camp, Shauna has a ton of great ideas for implementing animals into your own program, as does Chris. She also has some great insight on doing camps on location at public places. This is definitely one of Chris’ favorite episodes because it’s a lot of discussion about animals! If you enjoy that too, give this show a listen!

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