Winter has come, and the falling leaves have been replaced with white snowflakes here in Ann Arbor! As low temperatures linger in the air, and children and adults alike bundle in multiple layers, our team is hard at work ramping up for a successful summer. As we dream about the warmer weather, we're excited to hit the road and leave the freezing cold (even if only for a few days). We'll be traveling out west, down south and [...]
On Sunday, November 1st, at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Dr. Alan Sielaff and fellow researchers at the University of Michigan, presented Assessing Disaster Preparedness Among Children's Summer Camps in the United States. Dr. Sielaff was featured on the APHA blog, Latest, greatest research awaits you at APHA poster sessions.
Halloween has has finally arrived, and the CampDoc.com team is ready. Check out pictures from our office costume contest and pumpkin carving competition!
As the sunburns slowly start to fade, the flip flops turn to sneakers and boots, the shorts to this year’s latest trendy jeans, we want to take a moment to give thanks for the immense amount of work that goes into making each summer camp season a success. To many, fall means the end of summer and the start of a new school year. Thoughts of school supplies, apple orchards, and this fall’s most outrageous Halloween [...]
The CampDoc.com Team was nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. We made a donation to ALS and accepted the challenge!We nominated Lisa and WinShape Camps, Aaron and Camp Seneca Lake, and Christian and Explo Summer Programs to donate and/or take the challenge.To make a donation to the ALS Association, go to www.alsa.org.
September is here, Labor Day has passed, and the summer is over. While campers go back to being students, camp directors jump right into planning next summer. Camp staff spend the fall months discussing and debriefing how they can make next year even more successful. As you reflect on this past summer, I challenge you to think about how you can improve the health and safety at your camp. What can you do to make [...]