Facebook Secrets for Super Summer Camp Marketing - CampHacker #63

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I'm so grateful to Blake Sunshine of SocialSummerCamp.com for joining me on this webinar.   I've chosen to put it up as a podcast (you can watch the YouTube version here or click along on the slides below).

The format of the webinar was pretty simple: I talk about great Facebook Content and Blake helps us understand how to create effective Facebook Advertisements.

No TOWs this week, sorry!

Combating Communicable Diseases at Summer Camp - CampHacker #56

Preventing Spread of Norwalk and Other Infections at Camp

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I have often said that camp would be an amazing place for a public health researcher to take a look at the ways that diseases are spread throughout communities.   I have watched little things like pink eye or head lice (traumatic, but not life-threatening) run through camp in less than a day.

In this episode of the CampHacker Podcast Gab and I were thrilled to bring in Marty Ferguson from YMCA Camp Chief Ouray in Colorado.  Camp Chief Ouray has developed some very smart protocols to protect their camper and staff from diseases that can spread at camp.

We also had John MacDonald, my step-dad, who is a retired Health Inspector from Ontario, Canada.   John has had a long career in the public health field and was always a great resource to Beth and I.     

Thank you to both of them for being on the show! 

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We hope you get lots from our discussion.   

If you have any questions about communicable diseases at camp please leave them in the comments below or send us a tweet to @CampHacker using the #CampPros hashtag.


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Travis: FocusatWill.com
Gab: Twitter for your desktop
Marty: Season of Life by Jeffery Marx
John: HACCP training 

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Happy Kitchen, Happy Camp – CampHacker #34

Keeping Your Summer Camp Happy From the Kitchen Out

We all know that the kitchen is the heart of camp.  In this CampHacker podcast we shared our experiences and ideas for making the kitchen a wonderful place to work and to visit.

It was a real treat to have Jacqui Raill with us this week – we’ve heard so much about her from Gab (and me, too, probably – I look up to Jacqui a lot).

If you get a chance you should check out what Marc does outside of his camp job – he’s an artist.   Look at his Marc Cooper Art.

How do you keep your summer camp kitchen running smoothly?

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