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Camp Echo

Evanston, Ill.

Camp Manitou

New York, N.Y.

Canadian Adventure Camp

Thronhill, Ontario

Camp Warwa

Darwell, Alberta

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast, Fla.

Sarasota, Fla.

International Sports Training Camp

Stroudsburg, Penn.

Circle Square Ranch

Conception Bay South, Newfoundland

Camp Can-Aqua

Cardiff, Ontario

Fantastic Magic Camp

Austin, Texas

Bay Cliff Health Camp

Big Bay, Mich.

YMCA Camp North Woods

Mirror Lake, N.H.

Day Camp Sunshine

Liberty Corner, N.J.

Inspiration Hills

Inwood, Iowa

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Keep It Up

Hi Chris,

I work for Company of Adventurers and we receive Camp Business magazine. Your article, “Leadership After Failure” was recommended to me and I just wanted to write to say thanks for writing such a terrific article! I will be sure to pass this article along to our staff. I really enjoyed reading it.


Elsbeth Schwizer


Red Cross Programs ‘Go Digital’

Washington, D.C. -- The American Red Cross announces the launch of the next generation of health and safety training which features a two-year certification for first aid and CPR training, the option of digital or print course materials, more hands-on skill practice and an online learning center that allows individuals to register for courses and instructors to manage course records and print certificates. Training is available through classroom, online and blended learning options. The Red Cross also offers organizations the choice to train employees onsite, at a Red Cross chapter, or through a train-the-trainer model. For more information, visit or contact your local Red Cross chapter.


Looking For A Sweet Treat?

Smacos Recipe


Flour tortillas

Graham crackers

Spray cooking oil (spray kind is best, but the other kinds are OK, too)

Semi-sweet chocolate chips

Small marshmallows (only the small ones will work)


Dutch Oven




Grease the Dutch oven and the tortilla. Put the tortilla face down for 10 seconds and then flip it. Put on the marshmallows and chocolate chips. Flip over like a hard taco and let it harden; do it on the reverse side (on both sides, about 4-10 seconds). Sprinkle on graham crackers and enjoy!



Leadership Skills For Teenagers

San Jose, Calif. -- Developing Teen Leadership: A Practical Guide for Youth Group Advisors, Teachers and Parents by Dan Appleman covers virtually every topic, issue and skill teens need to know--and how to teach them. The 230-page book also emphasizes how to teach teen leaders to teach leadership skills to each other, thus helping them become even stronger leaders. Appleman brings the lessons from over 20 years of experience as a youth group advisor (in addition to stints as a part-time religious school teacher, camp counselor and court-appointed special advocate. For more information or to purchase the book, visit




19-21 American Camp Association Southeastern Conference, Tampa, Fla. — Hyatt Regency Downtown;